Now the Giants will likely have to try to bounce back from 0-5 without Beckham to help. He landed awkwardly and fractured his left ankle. Ultimately, Beckham was lifted onto a cart and taken to the locker room for further evaluation. He's got 97 yards through the air so far and is on the brink of his first 100-yard game of the season. A source ESPN that Beckham will require surgery. They're now looking at a lost season - potentially without their top playmaker. If you're a Giants fan or own Beckham in fantasy football I suggest sitting down.More news: Mika Brzezinski 'can't go forward' with Weinstein book deal
Shepard was the Giants' leading receiver coming into the game, with 21 catches for 254 yards and a touchdown.
By the time the Giants were trying to march for the game-winning touchdown, they had one healthy wide receiver remaining. Could squeaking out a win against the similarly bad, fellow winless Charger ever erase all the things wrong with the Giants exposed this season, ever replace the frustration and despair of these dashed expectations with hope for something better? Nothing appears to be going right.