Odell Beckham Jr. sweepstakes replace: Cowboys, Giants, Bills in play

The Odell Beckham Jr. sweepstakes seems to be getting into its ultimate levels.

Beckham will formally start his free-agency tour this week, starting with a visit to the workforce that drafted him: the New York Giants. Beckham will go to the Giants on Thursday as he doubtlessly heads again to the place the place he turned one of many NFL’s prime receivers. 

Beckham performed the primary 5 seasons of his profession in New York, incomes three Professional Bowl nods as he broke all the franchise’s rookie receiving data in 2014 and had three consecutive 90-plus reception seasons. 

The 7-4 Giants have struggled at receiver all season lengthy. Sterling Shepard and Wan’Dale Robinson have every suffered season-ending ACL accidents, Kadarius Toney was not too long ago traded to the Chiefs, and Kenny Golladay, who signed a hefty free-agent deal in 2021, has underwhelmed.

Beckham and the Dallas Cowboys have been brazenly flirting with one another for weeks. Dallas would not have the issues the Giants do at receiver, although they’ve lacked consistency on the place exterior CeeDee Lamb. 

ESPN reported this morning that Dallas was thought-about the frontrunner to signal Beckham. In the meantime, Beckham favored a tweet this morning advocating that he signal with the Cowboys.

The Buffalo Bills have additionally been linked to Beckham for some time now, together with his former Los Angeles Rams teammate Von Miller brazenly recruiting him. 

Beckham break up the 2021 season with two groups, starting with the Cleveland Browns. Following a midseason launch, he performed a key position within the Rams successful Tremendous Bowl LVI. OBJ had 5 receiving touchdowns in eight regular-season video games earlier than catching 21 passes for 288 yards and two touchdowns over 4 playoff video games. A type of scores got here within the Tremendous Bowl, which Beckham departed early after tearing the ACL in his left knee for the second straight season.

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