If he had remained healthy and productive, the Giants would have opened up negotiations after this season and were braced to make Beckham the highest-paid receiver in the league - Antonio Brown of the Steelers now holds that title with a four-year, $68 million deal.
The Giants had one of the worst weeks I've seen a team have in recent memory.
McAdoo added there are no plans at this point to re-sign fan favorite Victor Cruz, who was released after last season. Sterling Shepard won't need surgery for his sprained ankle but he may not be able to against the Broncos, either. Folk was placed on injured reserve with a "minor injury classification".
According to NJ.com, "The Giants have promoted wide receivers Ed Eagan and Travis Rudolph from the practice squad and re-signed wideout Tavarres King to account for the three players lost for the year". He also had two 15-yard catches that set up Manning's 29-yard touchdown toss to Roger Lewis, Jr.in the third quarter.
Chiefs receiver Chris Conley also is out for the season after rupturing his left Achilles tendon Sunday.
Josina Anderson tweets that Marshall has announced that his season is over.
The quarterback received treatment on his leg but would not say much about his injury.
There are plenty of wide receivers out there who are free agents or are on other teams' practice squads.
McAdoo did not comment if Beckham's injury posed long-term effects.
In his absence, Nick O'Leary will start at tight end. Buffalo (3-2) enters its bye week following a 20-16 loss at Cincinnati. Clay was hurt while being tackled along the sideline after making a 24-yard catch in the first quarter against the Bengals. He finishes his fourth National Football League season with 25 receptions for 302 yards and three touchdowns.