Odell Beckham Jr. will stay with the New York Giants for at the very least one other season, in keeping with fellow large receiver and former LSU roommate Jarvis Landry.
Landry reportedly lobbied his new crew, the Cleveland Browns, to pursue Beckham when the Giants have been listening to commerce provides on the three-time Professional Bowl choice.
“Effectively what? I believe that interval is over and, , he’ll be a Large for an additional yr,” Landry stated, per the Cleveland Plain Supplier. “Exterior of that, I am simply so centered on this crew, I am so centered on what we have got going with the fellows now we have now and the fellows we’ll add in a pair weeks.”
Beckham hasn’t spoken publicly on the matter, however he did present up together with his New York teammates for the beginning of offseason exercises final week.
Attending voluntary exercises was a present of fine religion for Beckham, who’s in search of a long-term contract that may make him one of many NFL’s highest-paid gamers. He’s set to be paid $eight.46 million this season.
Landry, a second-round draft choose, simply signed a five-year extension price $75.5 million that probably will function a baseline for Beckham’s subsequent contract. The Miami Dolphins positioned the franchise tag on Landry earlier than buying and selling him to the Browns.
Beckham had his 2017 season lower quick by the damaged ankle sustained in October. With out him, the Giants slumped to a Three-13 document, and the offense completed 31st within the NFL in scoring at 15.four factors per sport.
Beckham has 313 catches for four,424 yards with 38 touchdowns in 4 seasons with the Giants. He was named the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the 12 months.