Friday, November 2, 2012
Beckum status still undecided
By Matt Ehalt
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Tight end Travis Beckum practiced all week but there is no update on his status, according to Giants head coach Tom Coughlin. The tight end is on the PUP List after tearing his ACL in the Super Bowl, and is in the second week of a three-week period in which the team has to decide whether to activate him.
“I’m just waiting,” Beckum said.
Beckum had to sit out the first six weeks before a three-week window began for him to start practicing. Once he did, the team had another three-week window to decide if they want to activate him. If they choose not to, the Giants would then put him on IR or release the fourth-year tight end.
The tight end said his knee feels great and isn’t sure if Bear Pascoe being questionable for the game with an ankle sprain affects him for Sunday. The Giants currently have three tight ends on the roster -- Pascoe, starter Martellus Bennett and rookie Adrien Robinson. Beckum has 26 career catches for 264 yards and three touchdowns.
“It’s been good (working back),” Beckum said. “The week before last week, I conditioned the whole week and then I practiced last week and this week.”