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Is the Giants WR set to play on defense?

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New York Giants Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr has been showing the NFL what he can do in the last few weeks.

Ever since his very memorable touchdown catch against the Dallas Cowboys in week 12, he has used the enhanced media coverage to truly show what he can do.

He has proven that his catch which has been described as the greatest ever in NFL history was no accident.

Being shown in pre-match training doing similar catches again and again, he has shown his Wide Receiver credentials.

In a video from Giants training, he was seen kicking a 30 yard field goal without having a holder of the ball and managing to spin it so that it stayed up on its own.


But now he could be set to show his ability at another position on the gridiron this week when the Giants play the Tennessee Titans.

When Beckham goes head to head with his college Quarterback Zach Mettenberger on Sunday, he would like to play some defense against his former LSU team-mate.

"I would probably get a flag, because I would taunt him if I got a pick-six. Hopefully one of my team-mates can do it for me." - Beckham on his desire to play defense on Sunday

Houston Texans Defensive-end J.J Watt is already showing the NFL that one man can play on both sides of the ball so could Beckham be set to follow in his footsteps?

It may not be far from reality however, if Giants Defensive Co-ordinator Perry Fewell is to be believed anyway.

"I tried to recruit him back in camp when he was out with the hamstring injury. I think he could be an excellent Cornerback."

If it is no joke that Beckham could play on defense on Sunday then the match between two of the NFL's worst teams could have a bit of added spice.

Tennessee's redemption?

A win for the Titans on Sunday would see both teams establish 3-10 records this year and condemn the Giants to an eighth straight defeat.

These two teams are currently on the worst losing streaks in the NFL right now with the Giants having lost their last seven and the Titans losing their last six.

Only the Carolina Panthers are on as bad a losing streak as the Titans but one team of these three is guaranteed to lose their dreaded streak this week.

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