Free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.. will hold a workout for NFL teams on Friday in Arizona, sources told ESPN.
Beckham, 30, missed all of last season due to a torn ACL that occurred in last year’s Super Bowl. He went on a free agent tour in which he visited the New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills late in the season.
The Giants are among the teams expected to be represented at training, which will be an opportunity for Beckham to show teams where he is physically. 13 months have passed since the injury.
Beckham is expected to be among the best wide receivers available this year in free agency despite suffering a second ACL tear. This is not believed to be a very strong group of free agent receivers.
New England Jakobi Meyers is the top consensus receiver available.
Beckham was playing at an extremely high level for the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl before he awkwardly planted his foot and immediately reached for his knee. He had three catches, 52 yards and a touchdown before the injury.
It really seemed like Beckham was re-establishing himself as a top receiver with the Rams, for whom he had 27 catches for 305 yards and five touchdowns in eight regular-season games in the 2021 season.
Beckham’s NFL career has been pretty wild since he was the Giants’ first-round pick in 2014. He burst onto the scene with a memorable one-handed catch against the Cowboys and set production records in his first three seasons.
Beckham was named Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2014 and had at least 1,300 receiving yards and double-digit touchdowns in each of his first three seasons. But then injuries and racketeering began to take their toll. He broke his leg in 2017 and was traded to the Cleveland Browns by general manager Dave Gettleman before the 2019 season.
A core muscle injury and ineffectiveness plagued Beckham with the Browns, where he was also a lightning rod and their relationship with the quarterback. mayfield baker deteriorated.
Beckham was released by the Browns midway through the 2021 season and eventually signed with the Rams. He won a Super Bowl in Los Angeles.