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Coughlin praises Odell Beckham's multiple skills

Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York

Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants talks with Odell Beckham Jr. on the field during warm-ups before their game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. Credit: Getty Images / Jeff Zelevansky

PHOENIX - And you thought Odell Beckham Jr. was a receiver?

Oh, Tom Coughlin said on Wednesday at the NFC coaches breakfast, he's so much more than that.

"The things that he can do, he's demonstrated," Coughlin said. "He can throw the ball. He can run the ball. He can catch the ball in all situations. He can kick. He's your backup extra point and field-goal guy. He's your backup quarterback. He can run the scout team for you if you want. When you come to work on the zone-option, he can do that if you like. He can do a lot of things."

Mostly, though, Beckham is a record-setting receiver who missed four games in 2014 and still won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

"I think he's just touching the surface here," Coughlin said.

That must be a scary thought for the rest of the league.

"I hope so."

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