The Odell Beckham Jr. sweepstakes gave the impression to be coming to the tip as two groups have reportedly emerged as favorites to signal the star free-agent broad receiver.
Beckham is about to satisfy with the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants after Thanksgiving, NFL.com reported Sunday. They’re reportedly the one recognized visits Beckham has on his radar. The 2 groups are set to do battle on Thanksgiving and each are in rivalry for the playoffs.
Jerry Jones and Beckham’s former teammates have each talked concerning the concept of Beckham becoming a member of their respective groups.
Beckham suffered an ACL damage whereas he was enjoying for the Los Angeles Rams throughout final season’s Tremendous Bowl, and is predicted to be medically cleared probably this month.
Within the meantime, he stays an unsigned free agent. Throughout his weekly look on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Jones determined to share his ideas on why the three-time Professional Bowler remains to be trying to find a brand new workforce.
The longtime Cowboys proprietor provided a considerably muddled response about how he views Beckham’s state of affairs.
“On this specific case, begin by asking, ‘Why is it that you simply’re in a position to signal him?'” Jones mentioned. “Ask that query. Why? Properly, as a result of he’s not on a workforce. At the moment of yr? A participant of that caliber? That’s uncommon.”
In an interview with Advanced, Beckham provided some insight into which workforce he could signal with, together with the Cowboys.
“Whether or not it’s Buffalo, whether or not it was Inexperienced Bay calling, the Cowboys, reunion with the Giants, I would like to have the ability to spill my final – not saying I solely received three or 4 left – however these subsequent three or 4 years into one thing the place I should purchase a house, like I can name this place house.” Beckham mentioned. “I’m uninterested in residing out of two-week suitcases, I’ve achieved the rock ‘n’ roll life.”
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 obtained Rookie of the 12 months honors after his first season in East Rutherford.
In 2019, Beckham was traded to the Cleveland Browns in change for different gamers and draft picks.
Beckham and the Browns went on to have an often-unstable relationship throughout his time in Cleveland. Maybe the tipping level got here in early November 2021, when Beckham’s father posted a video on social media highlighting cases when then-Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield did not throw his son the ball.
Beckham was launched and went on signal a one-year deal to hitch the Rams.
Fox Information’ Chantz Martin contributed to this report.