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BEREA, Ohio — Odell Beckham Jr. pushed back again Wednesday on reports that he desires out of Cleveland and said he’s organizing to be with the Browns in 2020.
“I am not heading wherever,” the star wide receiver stated. “I am going to be right here. We will figure this matter out. It really is just also special to leave.”
Two weeks back, Beckham was curiously imprecise about his upcoming in Cleveland, declaring that “no 1 is aware of what the upcoming holds, like tomorrow.” Then on Dec. eight, in advance of the Browns played the Cincinnati Bengals, Fox Sports activities reported through its NFL pregame display that Beckham experienced been telling opposing gamers and coaches to “come get me” out of Cleveland.
New York Giants. At six-eight, the Browns are on the verge of being mathematically eradicated from the playoff picture likely into Sunday’s match against the Baltimore Ravens.
Beckham has been battling hip and groin injuries all yr, limiting him in online games and in how a lot he can exercise. He has now absent 8 consecutive online games with out topping a hundred getting yards, the longest these types of streak of his profession.
Nonetheless despite the difficult year, Beckham mentioned he is dedicated to Cleveland further than this period and that he “did not get a home to sell it.”
“I know folks have explained I didn’t sign him to trade him just before, but I didn’t definitely invest in a household in this article to up and depart it, and do renovations on the residence and create a doghouse,” claimed Beckham, presumably alluding to comments by Giants common manager Dave Gettleman in January that he didn’t sign Beckham to trade him, and then investing him two months later on. “It’s just done. It is really time to just set it to bed. I am heading to be below. Nothing at all far more to discuss about.”
Beckham was not the only Cleveland vast receiver to make solid responses Wednesday.
Teammate Jarvis Landry fired back on an NFL Network report that he was telling Arizona gamers to “appear get me” in the course of a 38-24 loss to the Cardinals.
“I would hardly ever say absolutely nothing like that,” explained Landry, who Tuesday was voted to the Pro Bowl. “I would under no circumstances appear to one more staff in the course of a game especially that we’re dropping and say ‘come get me’ with a even worse report than we have. It’s all about clicks now, and I get it, but at the close of the working day, never attempt to slander my identify.”