The NFL’s most intriguing free agent, extensive receiver Odell Beckham Jr., is stirring up extra hypothesis as to the place he’ll find yourself following at this time’s NFL slate.
Earlier than the video games started, a report surfaced that Beckham has narrowed down his touchdown spots to 2 groups: His former New York Giants and their NFC East rival, the Dallas Cowboys. He will probably be assembly with each groups after Thanksgiving, based on NFL.com.
These groups had fully totally different ends in their Week 11 video games, because the Giants had been upset by the Detroit Lions at house whereas the Cowboys destroyed the Minnesota Vikings to snap their seven-game win streak.
Simply after the 40-3 victory ended for Dallas, Beckham tweeted “They went krazy at this time” with a trying eyes emoji, which stirred the pot on social media. A number of present Cowboys determined to make use of it as a recruiting instrument.
First, it was Micah Parsons, who had two extra sacks through the win, doing his greatest to carry the offensive weapon to Dallas. He replied with some trying eyes emojis, saying “come on then!”
Then, fellow defensive lineman Demarcus Lawrence had this to say: “They Positive did. Make the fitting choice.”
Former Pittsburgh Steeler and present NFL analyst Ryan Clark additionally stated his piece on the Cowboys’ present offensive setup, which has averaged 39 factors over its final three video games. He believes that the Cowboys’ high receiver, CeeDee Lamb, proved himself within the win over the Vikings, saying Lamb “should’ve heard Jerry Jones and all this [Beckham] discuss. He’s making an attempt to let the Boys know if we get O we acquired two #1’s. I prefer it.”
Beckham responded, saying “HE BEEEN A 1 thooo!!! No person can change that.” So it appears the veteran wideout would perceive his function within the offense if he indicators there.
Nonetheless, the Beckham sweepstakes isn’t all one-sided. His former Giants teammate, Charles James II, requested if Beckham will probably be “celebrating on the star” quickly. Right here’s how he responded this time.
“I miss @saquon,” Beckham wrote with some zippered mouth emojis, which principally says his lips are sealed.
Beckham has been seen hanging out with Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard, two Giants teammates who got here up with him as their “large brother” in New York.
Barkley has additionally commented just lately on the Cowboys tweeting at Beckham, saying he doesn’t want social media if he desires to recruit his buddy.
“I haven’t got to tweet at him” New York Giants working again Barkley told reporters Friday.
If Beckham desires an even bigger function in an offense, the Giants are in determined want of a productive extensive receiver for quarterback Daniel Jones, particularly because the crew fears Wan’Dale Robinson may need suffered a critical knee damage within the 31-18 loss to Detroit. Shepard was additionally misplaced for the season with an ACL damage.
Beckham tore his ACL within the Tremendous Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams, which he’s been recovering from since his surgical procedure to restore it. He was completely satisfied to see the MetLife Stadium turf will probably be modified to synthetic grass in 2023 after ripping it following Shepard’s damage.
“Simply do away with it all of the fkngether bro. Billions made off this recreation I can’t perceive why we will’t play on grass,” Shepard’s ex-teammate Beckham tweeted. “That shxt is tough. Prayers up for my brother. Shxt simply damage my coronary heart.”
Final season with the Rams, Beckham caught 27 passes for 305 yards and 5 touchdowns. He was drafted No. 12 total in 2014 by the New York Giants. He acquired Rookie of the 12 months honors after his first season in East Rutherford.