Superstar free agent Odell Beckham Jr is ‘in talks with several NFL teams over a $20 million a year deal’ after impressing in training in front of scouts and coaches
Free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr has now entered talks with “multiple teams” around the NFL, following his workout in front of scouts and coaches last week in Arizona.
“Sources say there have been no negotiations yet and OBJ has made no financial demands,” NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero added on Twitter on Sunday. ‘Hope things get better soon.’
The 2014 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year was reportedly seeking a deal in the range of $20 million per season, Pro Football Talk reported Sunday.
Beckham Jr., 30, proudly displayed his one-handed catching skills during practice Friday, reminding football fans of his legendary catch against the Dallas Cowboys while still playing for the New York Giants in 2014. Many consider the one-handed snatch to be possibly one of the best in NFL history.
The Carolina Panthers, New York Jets, New England Patriots, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings reportedly attended Friday’s practice.
Odell Beckham Jr. drew interest from many teams since his post-Super Bowl workout
The Giants, Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Rams, all of Beckham Jr.’s former teams, were also in Arizona to assess the player’s recovery from a torn ACL, which forced him to sit out the entire 2022 season. without being in a team.
Beckham Jr. tore his left ACL during the Los Angeles Rams’ Super Bowl LVI victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on February 13, 2022. During the first half of that game, the wide receiver had three receptions, 52 yards and a touchdown before the injury. .
Beckham Jr. was linked at various times throughout last season with the Cowboys, Giants and Buffalo Bills, but remained unsigned.
A three-time Pro Bowl selection, the Louisiana native has 531 receptions for 7,367 yards and 56 touchdowns in 96 career games (91 starts) with the Giants (2014-18), Browns (2019-21) and Rams.
The 30-year-old former Rams receiver scored a touchdown in Super Bowl LVI before going down injured
Beckham Jr. lay on the field in pain at SoFi Stadium last year after tearing his left ACL.
He surpassed 1,000 receiving yards in five of his first six seasons before injuries began to affect his career.
Jets star cornerback Ahmad ‘Willow’ Gardner recently admitted that he tried to recruit Beckham to return to New York, but this time with Gang Green after posting a screenshot of a live call with Beckham.
Along with posting a photo of his FaceTime call with Beckham, Gardner later quoted the tweet as saying, “Being the #1 recruiter in America is stressful.” With that being said, I need everyone to join my Subathon live stream right now and give away some subscriptions, along with a laughing emoji and the link to subscribe to your twitch.
During Thursday night’s broadcast, Gardner also taunted Jets fans that “there are package deals all over the place” if Rodgers comes along: “I can’t tell you who, but just know.”