Browns Won’t ‘Hang Up The Phone’ If Teams Call About Potential Blockbuster Trade of Odell Beckham Jr.
According to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, the Browns won’t “hang up the phone” if a team comes calling about Odell Beckham Jr.
With Odell coming off a torn ACL and not having nowhere near the production in Cleveland that he had in New York, his trade value is nowhere near where is used to be. The 28-year-old is set to carry a cap hit of $15.75 million in 2021, with nearly $12.8 million of it guaranteed or injury. As Garafolo pointed out, “right now, he’s injured.”
He only had 23 catches for 319 yards and 3 touchdowns in seven games before he got injured. The team
Asked about Beckham’s status with the team last month, Cleveland general manager Andrew Berry said that he still views the LSU product as a core member of the Browns’ roster.
“With Odell, you always want to have someone that talented on the field so maybe the easy [answer] is you always miss him,” Berry said of Beckham, who missed Cleveland’s final 11 games of 2020 due to a torn ACL. “He is a great player. He is a dynamic weapon. You like having dynamic weapons on the field.”
The team went 6-3 without him and not only qualified for the playoffs, they defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card round and came so close to defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the next round.