Odell Beckham Jr. glad late flag didn’t spoil 222-yard, 2-TD effort

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — On his best statistical day as a professional, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. still had to sweat out the Baltimore Ravens’ final drive. Sunday could have ended on a sour note if the Giants’ defense hadn’t made one final stop in a 27-23 victory. Beckham was flagged for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for taking off his helmet while celebrating on the field after the 66-yard touchdown that gave New York the lead. The Ravens drove all the way to the Giants’ 24-yard line in the final seconds before running out of time. “I’m very thankful that the penalty on that didn’t cost us in the end,” Beckham said. Beckham’s winning score with 1 minute, 24 seconds remaining capped a day in which the third-year wide receiver set a career high with 222 yards receiving and two long touchdowns. He had 211 receiving yards and scored both touchdowns in the second half after injuring his hip and missing part of a…