The Cleveland Browns Plans to release three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on Friday, as the first Reported by Pro Football Talk. The two parties were negotiating to convert his remaining $8 million salary into a basic salary, According to Adam Scheffer of ESPN, making it easier for another team to claim it.
idea, like confirmed By CBS Sports NFL Insider Josina Anderson is encouraging a lower team in the waiver order to claim it and reimburse the money owed by Cleveland. Anderson also reported that both sides were discussing terms of separation.
Beckham was excused from practice this week after Cleveland refused to trade him before Tuesday’s deadline. Hey ho! Mathematician Charles Robinson claimed it The team did not receive any commercial offers to the disgruntled recipient. The saints He did, however, express his interest.
Beckham collected 17 receptions for 232 yards in six games. He missed the first two games until he fully recovered from an ACL tear that caused him to miss 11 games, including post-season, in 2021.
Earlier this week, Beckham’s father posted a montage of moments on social media in which his son was open but quarterback Baker Mayfield He did not throw it. In media availability on Wednesday, Mayfield said he wasn’t hurt by the comments, but was surprised. When asked if he felt Beckham’s father was speaking on behalf of his son, Mayfield paused before giving the following answer:
“I can’t guess exactly who he was speaking for. I think a lot of that comes from his father’s point of view. I think you know naturally that he wants his son to succeed. I can’t blame him for that. I want Odell to succeed. That’s where I We were in it or at least so I thought. That’s all I really have about it.”
Mayfield added that as of Wednesday afternoon, he had not spoken to the wide receiver since the video was posted. He spoke to Beckham’s best friend and teammate Jarvis Landry.
“He’s very close to Odell. Like I said earlier, we all want to see O succeed. There’s no doubt about that. We’ll take it one day at a time. We haven’t gone into too much detail because I don’t want to draw that line between them at all. Not That’s what I’m trying to do. Jarvis wants to win just as badly as I do. Those are the kinds of guys and the kinds of focus we need you to have right now.”
In the media available October 7, Beckham shared what it looked like to communicate with the former midfielder after the match.
“A movie. We watch the movie. We talk about it. I talked to him after the match. I talked to him on Monday after meetings. I played (Call of) Duty with him on Tuesday,” he laughed. “We talk all the time you know. Anyone who’s great and expects greatness from themselves will get upset when they miss a chance. He wants to be great. I want to be great. Yes, we want perfection. We want the best, but it happens.”
The mounting frustrations clearly align with the team’s disappointing start to the season. Brown 4-4 out of the loss to Steelers. Mayfield is definitely to blame for missing a few throws and not seeing Beckham at times. However, the wide receiver also deserves some blame. He’s had a few dips at critical moments.
Before the trade deadline, Beckham’s representative requested a trade and subsequently requested his release, According to Mary Kay Capote of Cleveland.com.
In March of 2019, Cleveland acquired Beckham and a defensive end Olivier Vernon from giants for safety Gabriel Peppersattacking goalkeeper Kevin ZeitlerChoose the first round and choose the third round. Beckham has teased some feathers at the Big Apple with some comments directed at his quarterback Eli Manning.
The LSU product is now subject to waivers as 31 other teams will have the opportunity to claim it. If it goes unclaimed, it becomes unrestricted free agency. Cleveland owes him $7 million for the remainder of the season. Beckham, 29, was set to make $15 million in the next two seasons. However, there was no guaranteed money left in his deal and the team is keeping all of that money toward the salary cap.
Created by Cody Benjamin of CBSSports.com List of ten potential landing sites Now that Beckham is free to roam around the country.
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