The New York Giants’ quarterback place has been one among debate for a while now, however one title might begin rising as a doable candidate to succeed Eli Manning.
DID. YOU. SEE. THAT!?! @OBJ launches one 49-yards to Russell Shepard and the #NYGiants take the lead!#ProBowlVote #ProBowlVote #ProBowlVote pic.twitter.com/W1a22KYuFV
— New York Giants (@Giants) December 2, 2018
The Giants have solely two landing passes this season that have lined at least 45 yards of air distance — from the purpose of the throw to the catch, in accordance to NFL Subsequent Gen Stats — and Odell Beckham Jr. has THROWN each of them.
His second got here Sunday towards the Chicago Bears when he took a pitch from Manning, faked a run after which fired a bomb to Russell Shepard, who was vast-open for a 49-yard landing.
Beckham later caught a 1-yard landing go from Manning.
Shepard had 10.51 yards of separation, in accordance to NFL Subsequent Gen Stats. It was the Giants’ most vast-open TD go prior to now three seasons.
Odell Beckham Jr.’s 49-yard TD go to Russell Shepard immediately had an air distance of 49.eight [email protected] now has accomplished an extended go than 9 certified QBs this season, together with:
Marcus Mariota#GiantsPride #CHIvsNYG pic.twitter.com/Zlpgu8GyUc
— Subsequent Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) December 2, 2018
Beckham additionally had a 57-yard TD go to Saquon Barkley towards the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 7.
Beckham and Manning have every thrown two TD passes touring at least 20 air yards this season. Beckham has tried two passes, whereas Manning threw 401 passes coming into Sunday.
To be truthful to Manning, Beckham’s two passing touchdowns with at least 47 yards of air distance are also greater than these of Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Andrew Luck, Jared Goff and Cam Newton, amongst others, who all have one, in accordance to NFL Subsequent Gen Stats.
Beckham is the primary non-quarterback with a number of landing passes in a season since Antwaan Randle El threw two in 2010. Beckham had none earlier than this season, in accordance to ESPN Stats & Information.