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Odell Beckham Jr. agrees.  On contracting with Los Angeles Rams

Odell Beckham Jr. agrees. On contracting with Los Angeles Rams

Odell Beckham Jr.. The team announced their agreement with the Los Angeles Rams.

The free agent wide receiver will join a high-powered offense led by the midfielder Matthew Stafford And add to the depth chart in the position that already includes cooper cupAnd Robert Woods And from Jefferson.

Beckham became a free agent when he cleared waivers on Tuesday after he was released by the Cleveland Browns.

Sources told ESPN that the Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks are among the other teams Beckham studied this week.

In Los Angeles, Beckham basically replaced the veteran wide receiver D Shane JacksonHe was released after the trading deadline expired last week. Jackson signed with the Las Vegas Raiders this week.

Beckham is the second high-profile player to be added by the Rams this month, after Los Angeles replaced star Von Miller before last week’s deadline. Miller welcomed Beckham to Los Angeles on his Instagram Story, posting: “Let’s chase this family!!!!”

Beckham was also welcomed in Los Angeles by Lakers star LeBron James, one of his close friends, who tweeted: “Welcome to Los Angeles, bro @obj! It’s GO TIME!!”

The Rams are leading the NFL in full attack this season behind a strong passing attack led by Stafford, who was the first in the NFL with 2,771 yards. Kupp is the team’s #1 receiver and leads the NFL in receptions (74), receiving yards (1019) and touchdown receptions (10).

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Brown relieved Beckham of training last week while the two sides were negotiating his departure. He asked to be traded and never developed on-field contact with the Browns . quarterback Baker Mayfield. Beckham was essentially forced out last week when his father shared an 11-minute video on social media – hours before the trade deadline – of plays in which Mayfield didn’t pass the ball.

The three-time Pro Bowl selection has 17 catches for 232 yards and zero touchdowns in six games this season. Beckham collected 1,035 yards in 2019, his first season with Cleveland, but he picked up a knee injury at the end of the season in 2020. He crossed 1,000 yards and earned the mark five times in his career.

The Rams (7-2) play the San Francisco 49ers (3-5) this week on Monday night.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter contributed to this report.