It may possibly be the very first of many for the rookie .
Star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.. , despite resulting in the fan voting among NFC receivers, wasn’t selected as a rookie. It’s the second straight year that he missed . He broke his ankle last season.
Despite collecting 1,052 receiving yards in 13 games beckham was a second alternate this year. He did not fare also in voting by coaches and players. We now have significantly more receptions and receiving yards compared to Beckham.
Barkley’so addition was a surprise. He was among all vote-getters in any location. The collections were made with a variety of votes from fans, coaches and players.
Despite being first among running backs in fan voting, Barkley finished behind Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, that was named the starter. Barkley is third in the NFL with 1,155 rushing yards. Just Gurley and Dallas’ Ezekiel Elliott possess significantly more.
It has been the kind of season for the Giants newcomer. He has lived around billing while the No. 2 overall pick in this year’so draft, together with 1-2 games of over 100 total yards from scrimmage. He’s short of linking Eric Dickerson’s newcomer list of 13.
Barkley, that owns Giants rookie records for rushing yards and touchdowns, is having one of the most important beginner seasons of them all. His 1,809 yards from scrimmage are simply 403 bashful of Dickerson’s newcomer album.
During that while honors such as the Pro Bowl and the records are all nice, they’re perhaps not his priority, However, Barkley has said. He has seen where he stands and noticed that he’d really want to get a rushing title.
“It’s an honor to be up there,” Barkley said past week. “But at the end of the afternoon, that doesn’t matter. It just matters and also we ’ve got to figure out how to carry on to acquire those wins. ”
Barkley may be the initial Giants rookie running back to be selected to the Pro Bowl as Tucker Frederickson at 1965. He’s the very first Giants running to reach the Pro Bowl since Tiki Barber at 2006, the last season of his career.
Collins and Rosas were termed starters. Collins, who earned his third selection, won’t play at the Pro Bowl because of a shoulder injury. He had surgery earlier this month, to repair a partially torn labrum. He also led the Giants with 96 tackles before the injury.
Rosas was perhaps the most important surprise addition, maybe not because of his drama but because of his status going into the summer season.
It appeared a long shot which the Giants would stay this off season. They did. They have been rewarded by him by hitting 28 of 29 field goal attempts — including a long of 57 yards — and overlooking just one extra point. He has made 96.6 percent of his field goal attempts, second only to San Francisco’s Robbie Gould.
Last year, rosas triumphed Gould whilst the Giants & rsquo; put kicker.
The Pro Bowl will be played Jan. 27 at Orlando, Florida.