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Giants news, 12/9: Odell Beckham headed toward best season ever by Giants receiver

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New York Giants headlines for Wednesday, Dec. 9.

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are some headlines for your Wednesday morning.

Odell Beckham Jr. on pace to rewrite Giants history book

In the first 12 games of the season, second-year sensation Odell Beckham Jr. has continued to blossom into one of the league's preeminent receivers. Despite not garnering the same amount of yardage this season as he did last in the same time frame (12 games), Beckham has already surpassed his touchdown total and number of receptions from last season. In fact, Beckham is on pace to come close to, or break, several Giants records.

He is currently on pace to finish with 104 catches for 1,538 yards and 13 touchdowns. If Beckham reaches those numbers, he would be second on the franchise's single-season list for receptions, behind only Steve Smith's 107 catches in 2009. He would surpass Victor Cruz's single-season franchise record of 1,536 yards set in 2011. Lastly, Beckham would tie Homer Jones' 1967 record for most receiving touchdowns in a single season with just one more touchdown reception.

Want more? Beckham has strung together 22 consecutive games with at least four receptions, second in the NFL to only Atlanta Falcons star Julio Jones (32). Since the start of the 2014 season, Beckham has 14 games with 100 or more receiving yards, second behind only Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown. Beckham's seven 100-yard receiving games this season tie him for the league lead with Brown and New York Jets receiver Brandon Marshall. The LSU product has eight career games with at least 140 receiving yards, the most ever by any player in his first two NFL seasons. The previous record was six, last accomplished by Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice. Lastly, Beckham's 2,459 yards is the highest total ever for a player in his first 24 career games.

Safe to say, Beckham's rookie season was not a fluke.

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The Giants are slim favorites to beat the Dolphins this weekend.

Rueben Randle makes an appearance on WFAN and says that he has the support of Tom Coughlin and Odell Beckham.

Where do the Giants sit in this week's BBV Power Rankings?

Around the NFL

Buffalo Bills tight end Charles Clay has had a rough year, but is starting to go on the upswing now.

Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur dismissed reports that running back DeMarco Murray is unhappy with his role.

Former Giant and current Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was placed on injured reserve.

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer just wanted two cheeseburgers at McDonald's and couldn't even get that after the Vikings were throttled by the Seahawks, 38-7.

There was a fight involving a knife that led to two arrests at FedEx Field on Monday Night.

The NFC East has been awful but we'll still keep watching it.