Odell Beckham Jr. joins Los Angeles Rams after release from Cleveland Browns

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  • NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has agreed a deal with the Los Angeles Ramsos
  • Beckham, 29, approved a waiver on Tuesday after being released from the Cleveland Browns.
  • As part of a settlement, Brown will pay Beckham more than $4 million. But the final two years of his contract with the team, which was worth about $30 million, was cancelled.

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Odell Beckham Jr. has a new team.

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The National Football League wide receiver has agreed a deal with the Los Angeles Rams, the team announced Thursday. Beckham joins a Rams squad that entered Week 10 with a 7-2 record and a high-powered offense led by quarterback Matt Stafford and wide receiver Cooper Kupp.

The Rams are first in the league this season in passing yards (2,776) and second in passing touchdowns (25).

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On Tuesday, Beckham approved the waiver after being released from the Cleveland Browns last week. NS NFL’s Wavy System The clubs were given 24 hours to claim Beckham and paid him $7.25 million for the rest of the season. However, according to nfl.comInstead, Brown would pay Beckham approximately $4.2 million through a settlement.

Brown was traded to the NFL star in 2019 in which he signed a $90 million deal with the New York Giants. That deal guaranteed $65 million, the highest in the NFL for a wide receiver. last two years, the cost of which is approx. $30 million, now void with Beckham’s departure from Cleveland.

The breakup with Brown also came days after Beckham’s father, Odell Beckham Sr., posted an 11-minute video on Instagram highlighting quarterback Baker Mayfield’s lack of on-field chemistry with Beckham.

Beckham, 29, made three Pro Bowls in his first three seasons with the Giants, recording 288 receptions for 4,122 yards, 35 touchdowns. He also recorded 74 catches for 1,035 yards and four touchdowns in his first season with the Browns.

But over the past two years, Beckham’s output fell.

In the last two seasons, Beckham made 40 receptions, 551 yards and three touchdowns. And he played only seven games last season, suffering a season-ending knee injury October 2020,

Signing Beckham was the second major move the Rams made over the past week.

The Rams were traded on November 1 for Denver Broncos Pro Bowl linebacker Von Miller. The next day, the team dropped Deason Jackson, who signed with the Las Vegas Raiders.


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