Odell Beckham Jr has been one of the finest footballers in the NFL circuit. He used to play for the Cleveland Browns as a wide receiver. Beckham has had a great stint with the Browns. He guided the team to some memorable wins in the past. Odell was born on 5th November 1992. He started playing football in his college days. Odell was initially selected by the New York Giants.
Despite being a fantastic player on the pitch, he has been in the news often. His off-the-pitch deeds are not always pleasant. He has been under constant scrutiny since he joined the NFL. He has a number of accolades to boast about. In his inaugural season, Odell won the Offensive Rookie Of The Year. However, things have not been going great between Odell Beckham Jr and his club. He demanded a release earlier which the club finally agreed to. Let us learn more about the incident in detail below.
Odell Beckham Jr No More A Browns
The writing was pretty much on the wall. Odell Beckham Jr and the Cleveland Browns have finally parted ways. Odell had earlier requested his release from the team. The Browns did not react immediately and decided to wait. They wanted the athlete to change his mind. However, Beckham was unlikely to do so. He desperately wanted to leave the club following some issues that bothered him.
Odell Beckham Jr had two more years of his contract left with the team. However, as per the choice of the Star, his remaining years have been deemed as void by the Browns. Odell had a remaining purse of $7.5m of salary. The amount is expected to be absorbed by the team that chooses to claim Odell. The formalities are expected to be completed by the beginning of the week.