NBA Star Damian Lillard Wants this NFL Franchise to Sign Odell Beckham Jr

Published 11/08/2021, 2:20 PM EST


Last week saw the Cleveland Browns succumb to yet another low when they lost their fourth match of this season to the Pittsburgh Steelers. While their recent strings of losses have mostly been because of sloppy mistakes, there is one more thing that has caught the eye of any is Odell Beckham Jr’s lack of involvement. It almost feels like none of the players like to pass the ball to him.

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His partnership with Baker Mayfield hasn’t clicked since the past 2 and a half years. Things sunk to a new low in the last match for Odell, as it was his worse performance statistically hauling in just one pass for six yards. Thanks to the frustrating past two years at the Browns, and social media pressure from his family and fans, the Browns have decided to part ways with the WR. Now that his departure is all but confirmed, the question is where he should go. NBA star has an interesting suggestion for this question.

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CONFIRMED! Cleveland Browns all set to release Odell Beckham Jr

Odell Beckham Jr will no longer be a Cleveland Browns player. A league source told Yahoo Sports that the Browns had reached a deal to release Beckham. According to the source, the deal has been in the works since Tuesday night. As per the source, the Browns and Beckham’s agents were still discussing financial arrangements on Thursday. Once the formalities will get sorted out, it will eventually lead to the Browns placing Beckham on waivers.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk also was another source who confirmed Beckham’s release. On Thursday night, he claimed that the Browns want to release Beckham on Friday after reaching an agreement on a new deal. As per Mike, after “careful thought,” the team concluded it “is in the best interest of all parties concerned that Odell no longer plays for the Cleveland Browns,”

“Make it happen”: Damian Lillard pressurizes the Raiders to sign OBJ

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Odell has shown interest in joining a playoff contender, and there are numerous clubs in the running. These include the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the New Orleans Saints.

However, based on basketball players and their pitches, the Las Vegas Raiders appear to be OBJ’s best match. Damian Lillard posted a snapshot of the wide receiver in a Raiders uniform on Instagram with the comment “Make it happen.”

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Suresh Menon

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Suresh Menon is an NFL and Football writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xaviers College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite football club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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