By Ernie Palladino
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The only surprise about the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players list is that Odell Beckham, Jr. wasn’t selected higher than No. 32.
That’s still not a bad place for a kid receiver entering his second year. But given his rookie accomplishments and the flash he showed in catching those 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns in just 12 games, well, one might have thought his peers might have held him in even greater regard.
Maybe they hit him with some unspoken showboat penalty. Beckham showed a stunning lack of decorum for one so young and new to the league as he celebrated his acrobatic catches. Or maybe they just wanted the NFL’s newest instant legend to know he hasn’t quite reached the top of the mountain yet, and won’t until he touches that shiny Lombardi Trophy.
Whatever the case, the Giants…
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