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Odell Beckham, Rueben Randle hopeful they can play against Eagles

Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants

Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants warms up before a game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 24, 2015 in East Rutherford, N.J. Credit: Getty Images / Alex Goodlett

Giants wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Rueben Randle both missed time in the fourth quarter of Sunday night's 30-27 comeback win over the 49ers, but they expressed cautious optimism about playing on Monday against the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Beckham did some light jogging on Thursday, while Randle practiced on a limited basis.

"Right now, I feel as if it's a day-to-day thing, so we'll see," Beckham said. He added that it was a benefit to having an additional day to get treatment on his hamstring.

"Absolutely," he said. "Any time you can get some time off to recover, it's great. Definitely use these days to your advantage."

Beckham, who scored a touchdown with 1:14 left in the third quarter, returned on the Giants' final drive with 45 seconds remaining in the game and drew a pass interference penalty. He hopes he's sufficiently healed to play a crucial NFC East game against the Eagles.

"You work six days a week for eight minutes of fun," he said. "Plays [in a game] average eight to 11 minutes . You work all week for those opportunities. To have to sit out toward the end of the game, it wasn't fun, but we found a way to get it done."

Beckham said he hopes he can get some practice time, not only to test the hamstring but to familiarize himself with his routes.

"I personally like practicing, and you go through your routes and you get reps," he said. "That way, when it comes to game time, you've already seen it and it's just smooth sailing. Right now, all you can do is get mental reps and be ready."

Randle missed the final two drives against the 49ers, but he felt good enough on Thursday to participate in at least a portion of practice.

"I'm just trying to do whatever I can," he said. "My thoughts are that there's enough time for me to get back. I'm doing a couple things to strengthen [the hamstring]. Ice it, just trying to see how it is and how it feels."


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