New York Giants WR Rueben Randle might have an opportunity to serve as the team's No. 3 wide receiver in the Week 5 game against the Cleveland Browns if WRs Ramses Barden (concussion) and WR Hakeem Nicks (foot) are unable to play.
Huddle Up: Randle, the Giants' second-round pick, hardly has lived up to his preseason sleeper billing with only 1 catch for 4 yards in the season's first quarter. But a lot of that can be explained away by the wideout talent ahead of him on the Giants' depth chart. Even if Hicks and Barden are out this Sunday, the Giants' still have WRs Victor Cruz and Domenik Hixon and TE Martellus Bennett ahead of him in the target pecking order.
Posted: 9/20/2012 11:32am et
New York Giants WR Rueben Randle could see significant time at wide receiver and as a punt returner in Week 3. Randle was impressive handling punts in Week 2. "He did some good things," special teams coordinator Tom Quinn said. "Caught the ball precisely on his returns ... He's been good, so far."
Huddle Up: Note that it's the special teams coordinator with the glowing praise; Randle is still looking for his first NFL target, let alone catch. With Hakeem Nicks and Domenik Hixon out Randle should break those maidens Thursday night against the Panthers, but it would take a significant leap of faith to plug him into your fantasy lineup.
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