‘Married to Walmart Lady’: KC Chiefs Star Trolls Rams Owner Stan Kroenke After OBJ Signing

Published 11/13/2021, 7:27 AM EST


The NFL sensation wideout Odell Beckham Jr. heads to the NFC after spending days in a dilemmatic situation over which club would suit him the most. After being a free agent for the first time in his career following a controversial release from the Cleveland Browns, the receiver finds space in the Los Angeles Rams, which recently parted ways with DeSean Jackson.

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The fan reaction following the breakout of the news was certainly a sight to see. As it was more of a surprise to see Odell Beckham Jr. join an already overcrowded roster of WRs alongside Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods. And incidentally, the question arises: how could the Rams accommodate such a big name in their salary cap?

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Tyrann Mathieu takes a cheap shot at Stan Kroenke

Although most of the fans did not have a well-rounded explanation for it, but the Kansas City Chiefs’ safety Tyrann Mathieu did give a hilarious theory for it, which makes people tickle their thoughts on the matter. As he took to Twitter and wrote, “Owner married to Wal Mart lady… plenty money to go around haha.”

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However, his explanation seems to hold true as the Rams owner, Stan Kroenke, is married to Ann Walton Kroenke, an heiress to the Walmart fortune. Stan Kroenke isn’t the only member of his family who owns a sports franchise.

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Los Angeles Rams shake hands with OBJ

Stan’s wife Ann Walton also owns the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche. Indicating that there is enough wealth within the family to afford the three-time Pro Bowler even though being flooded with receivers in the franchise.

The Los Angeles Rams after winning the race of signing OBJ has smashed all the hopes of the Green Bay Packers, the Las Vegas Raiders, and last but not the least of the Kansas City Chiefs who were eyeing on the wideout very closely ever since his release from the Browns. And now OBJ’s partnership with the Rams is going to produce some crazy results which the Beckham fans have been hoping for, for the past few years.
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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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