Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. was one play away from breaking a Randy Moss record

Odell Beckham is one play away from breaking a record held by Randy Moss.
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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. scored two touchdowns in the first half, and he scored one more in the third quarter of the Giants’ Week 8 game against the New Orleans Saints. He came just one play from tying an NFL record currently held by one of the greatest wide receivers to ever play the game — Randy Moss.

The official NFL account tweeted out the record before Beckham’s third touchdown — Randy Moss had 20 touchdowns in his first 20 games. With his third touchdown in the Giants’ 52-49 Week 8 loss to the New Orleans Saints, he came just one touchdown away from tying Moss’ record. 

Beckham’s third touchdown came on a deep pass where he beat double coverage over the top for a 50-yard touchdown catch. It was his 19th touchdown in the first 20 games of his career

Beckham finished the loss with eight receptions for 130 yards and three touchdowns.

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