Sport Giants' Odell Beckham downplays boat trip, focused on Packers

06:40  05 january  2017
06:40  05 january  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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Odell Beckham Jr. was one of several Giants players who spent a day off in Miami partying on a yacht.

Odell Beckham Jr. © (Getty Images) Odell Beckham Jr.

Back at work Wednesday, Beckham and the other Giants receivers didn't want to answer questions about Monday's day trip to Miami.

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"Right now, I’m really more focused on the Packers and the Giants," Beckham told reporters Wednesday. "So any of those questions, when y’all want to sit down and have a little side to side, we can do that after the playoffs.

"We're focused on the Packers and the Giants," Beckham added. "Anything else doesn't really bother me."

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It’s hard to know what to make of Batghazi—the claims, which were released to various reporters all at the same time, hinting they came from a Giants source, that Panthers players gestured toward Odell Beckham Jr. with baseball bats before the game in which Beckham completely lost his composure.

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Veteran receiver Victor Cruz, who was along for the Miami getaway, said the only thing he's worried about is Sunday's matchup at Lambeau Field.

Giants coach Ben McAdoo had no issue with his players blowing off some steam while partying with the likes of pop singer Justin Bieber.

"The players were off. I'm not going to talk about players and their off time," McAdoo said. "They showed up (Tuesday)ready to work. Had a good day of practice (Wednesday)."

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