UPDATE: The NFL has upheld the suspension for New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. He will miss Sunday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Odell Beckham Jr.'s one-game suspension stands. Suspension upheld. Giants will not have OBJ vs. Vikings.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 23, 2015
Earlier this afternoon, ESPN’s Ron Jaworski tweeted that Beckham would be available to the Giants this week, setting off a firestorm on social media. We know this now not to be true.
Former Giant Lawrence Tynes also tweeted that the star wide receiver would be available.
BREAKING NEWS- Odell Beckham Jr. 1 game suspension has been overturned. Beckham Jr. available for Sunday Night vs Vikings
— Lawrence Tynes (@lt4kicks) December 23, 2015
Beckham released a statement following the ruling today:
— Odell Beckham Jr (@OBJ_3) December 23, 2015