Giants Beat: Hakeem Nicks could fill in for OBJ

They may not have Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday. But the Giants still have a pivotal game to play against the Vikings in Minnesota.

And that just might give an old star receiver a chance to rekindle the magic he had in his first go-round in East Rutherford. With Beckham almost certain to sit out on Sunday, Hakeem Nicks seems likely to assume his role.

Nicks, who was signed in mid-November, has gradually seen his snap count increase, and in last Sunday’s loss to the Carolina Panthers, while Beckham was running wild, Nicks was playing a season-high 37 snaps and functioning as the Giants’ third receiver. He could find himself starting and playing opposite Rueben Randle against the Vikings.

Fantasy Impact: 

While Dwayne Harris would seem like the next man up as the team's WR2 opposite of Randle, the story said Harris is dealing with a shoulder injury.

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