Lamar Jackson sent a connection to Ravens fans anxious astir Odell Beckham Jr.’s release from the Browns connected Friday.
“I can’t bash thing for y’all @ the @ravens not meeee (two rolling connected the level laughing emojis). I can’t bash nothing,” the backmost tweeted, seemingly successful effect to Ravens fans recruiting the seasoned wide receiver.
The Browns confirmed Friday — Beckham’s 29th day — that the squad was releasing him. He volition deed waivers, wherever each squad volition person a accidental to assertion him – perchance including the Ravens.
If Beckham Jr. clears waivers, teams volition beryllium capable to motion him arsenic a escaped agent. The erstwhile Giants prima has not yet publically addressed his concern successful Cleveland oregon his release.
Beckham’s merchandise came aft helium was excused from 2 consecutive practices this week, though Cleveland kept him past the commercialized deadline connected Tuesday. Hours earlier the deadline, Beckham Jr.’s father shared a video to Instagram showing highlights of backmost Baker Mayfield not targeting his son, utilizing the hashtag “hurt.”
Should the Ravens get Beckham, helium could instantly measurement into a salient role, though receiver Sammy Watkins returned to signifier Thursday for the archetypal clip since injuring his thigh successful a Week 5 triumph implicit the Colts.
The 5-2 Ravens activated rookie Rashod Bateman from injured reserve aft Watkins’ injury, and person third-year wide receiver Marquise Brown, who’s having a stellar season. But Jackson and Co. could usage a big-play menace similar Beckham to fortify the offense.
Beckham Jr. returned this play from a torn ACL that chopped his 2020 run short. In six games this season, helium has 17 catches connected 34 targets for 232 yards and 2 carries for 14 yards. He added 1 drawback for 6 yards successful Sunday’s 15-10 nonaccomplishment to Steelers.