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Giants news, 9/29: Russell Shepard teams with Odell Beckham again, more

Let’s check your Saturday Giants-related headlines

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are a few headlines for your Saturday.

The band is back together

Russell Shepard and Odell Beckham Jr. were teammates at LSU. With Cody Latimer (knee) already ruled out for Sunday, Shepard will almost certainly be the third wide receiver on Sunday vs. the New Orleans Saints. After Beckham, Russell Shepard and Sterling Shepard the only receivers on the roster are Stacy Coley and newly-signed undrafted rookie Jawill Davis.

Shepard is excited to line up with Beckham again.

“Last time I played with Odell Beckham, we were like 20, 21 so extremely excited to get to go out there and make plays for this team, help put this team in great position going down this big run,” Shepard said.

Shurmur: Giants need to maintain urgency

At 0-2, the Giants knew they desperately needed a victory last Sunday vs. the Houston Texans. They got it. Now, coach Pat Shurmur believes a key heading into this weekend’s game vs. New Orleans is to keep that mentality.

“You have to play with the same urgency and confidence as you did the week before. So part of what you try to do is if you believe in the work that’s necessary to get you to Sunday, you have to try to replicate the work you did last week and make it even better. I think that’s where we’re at.”

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