Saints talked Odell Beckham trade with Browns before deadline

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Odell Beckham Jr. nearly had a homecoming.

The Browns and Saints discussed a commercialized involving the embattled receiver, but couldn’t travel to terms, according to ESPN’s Kimberley A. Martin. Beckham’s salary, which isn’t guaranteed the adjacent 2 seasons but carries a $15 cardinal headdress hit, was a sticking point, per Martin.

Beckham, who played for the Isidore Newman School successful New Orleans earlier playing for LSU, would person slotted into the Saints’ receiving corps easy with Michael Thomas connected IR and Marquez Callaway presently the team’s No. 1. Since returning successful Week 3 from the torn ACL helium suffered past year, Beckham has 232 yards connected 17 receptions.

The 4-4 Browns are reportedly optimistic that Beckham tin beryllium portion of their playoff push. But Beckham wanting retired of Cleveland amid a seemingly mediocre narration with Baker Mayfield threatens to undermine his talent.

On Tuesday, some Odell Beckham Sr. and LeBron James posted connected societal media implying that Beckham doesn’t spot capable of the ball.

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The receiver’s begetter posted a video connected Instagram that showed a montage of Mayfield not throwing to an unfastened Beckham. James tweeted: “OBJ volition again amusement wherefore he’s special. WR1 #FreeOBJ.”

Beckham had conscionable 1 drawback for 6 yards successful a 15-10 Browns nonaccomplishment against the Steelers connected Sunday. Though his campy is evidently upset with a deficiency of targets, Beckham’s 34 leads the Browns.