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Odell Beckham Jr. attacks cooling fan with punches and headbutts during Giants loss

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If you wanted to know how anyone who follows the New York Giants feels about the team's current run of form, then look no further than Odell Beckham Jr.

The wide receiver was largely non-existent during the team's 34-13 loss to their NFC East rivals in the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night, and arguably under no fault of his own.

Beckham finished with just a mere 44 yards receiving on six catches on the night. In total, he was targetted just 10 times with his longest play going for 12 yards.

The wide receiver showed his frustrations with the Giants lack of ability to move the ball through the air throughout the game, but two big incidents caught many fan's attention.

The first incident came during the near end of play in the second quarter, as Beckham left the field and headed to the locker room early despite New York having a Hail Mary attempt with two seconds left on the clock.

Giants head coach Pat Shurmur stated after the game that the wide receiver left the field early as he was dehydrated and required an IV.

Later, as you can see in the video below, the 25-year-old was seen taking out his frustration on a cooling fan on the Giants sideline, punching it as well as headbutting it.

This moment reminded many NFL fans of the time Beckham took out his anger by having a tussle with a kicking net, a battle which he came out on the losing side of.

Overall, however, a lot of Giants fans can probably relate to the wide receiver and his frustrations, as the team simply isn't playing good football on offense at the moment.

Shurmur didn't see the incident, but he gave his reaction to it after the game to the New York Post, saying he shouldn't be acting out in that manner.

“I didn’t see that, so … he can’t do that … he shouldn’t do that,’’ he said.

Odell Beckham Jr took out his anger on a cooling fan during Giants' loss to Eagles

Beckham explained why he attacked the defenseless cooling fan on the sideline after the game to the New York Post as well.

He said: “I was just trying to get myself going. I felt like some of those plays after I was getting myself going was my best stuff. I was just trying to get myself fired up, and I did that and it helped me.’’

Beckham will now look to turn things around when the Giants play against the Atlanta Falcons in Week Seven.

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