Odell Beckham Jr on New Orleans Saints’ Radar Amidst Struggles in Cleveland

Published 11/04/2021, 1:39 AM EDT


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, it looks like Odell Beckham Jr is looking for a way out. And as expected for a player of his stature, there is no shortage of suitors for him.

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Browns coach Kevin Stefanski takes blame for misusing Beckham Jr; hints at his exit

Cleveland Browns Head Coach Kevin Stefanski was quipped about Odell Beckham Jr‘s struggles after the disappointing loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Answering this, Stefanski revealed he takes full responsibility for not using him correctly and believed that he needed to do a better job in coaching and setting up plays.

“First and foremost, I need to do a better job,’‘ Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Monday, via Cleveland.com“I really do. I need to make sure that I put him in a position to make some plays and I didn’t do a good enough job, certainly yesterday. Having said that, he gets a lot of attention from the defense. There were a bunch of plays where the safety is cheating on him and that opens up opportunities for other guys,” revealed Stefanski.

CLEVELAND, OH – SEPTEMBER 08: Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) and Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) on the field during the second quarter of the National Football League game between the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns on September 8, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH. (Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Later on Wednesday, Stefanski was asked about his views on multiple reports claiming that Beckham isn’t part of the team right now. Answering this, he accepted that Beckham Jr has been excused from training and said that only time can tell if he will stay or not. “I would just tell you today he’s excused, and we’ll see where this goes,” said Kevin.

New Orleans Saints and Las Vegas Raiders interested in snapping up Odell Beckham Jr

When a player of Odell Beckham Jr’s stature wants to leave his club, it’s normal that he will have many suitors. According to ever-reliable Jordan Schultz, New Orleans Saints and Las Vegas Raiders are amongst the two teams interested in signing the wide receiver.

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Both the teams have been struggling with their own wide receivers and Beckham Jr will be an instant starter at both teams. While the Raiders last night released their wide Receiver Henry Ruggs III for facing DUI charges, New Orleans Saints are amongst the worst group of pass-catchers in the NFL.

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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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