The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly keen on signing Odell Beckham Jr., a former Los Angeles Rams star.
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He’s been out since suffering another ACL injury in the second quarter of last year’s Super Bowl against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The wide receiver joined the Rams last year after being released by the Cleveland Browns and was presumed to re-sign.
Although that is still a possibility, Beckham Jr has been tipped to make another move, though Sean McVay’s efforts may be stepped up following another poor performance by the Rams.
ESPN experts Dan Graziano and Marcus Spears, however, truly think Beckham Jr will accept with the Chiefs.
The 29-year-old was drafted by the Giants in 2014 before being traded to the Browns five years later. After a brief stint in Cleveland, the Rams approached him, and he won the Super Bowl for the first time.
Beckham Jr. has plenty more in the tank, but he will be concerned after injuring his ACL for the second time. Multiple teams are thought to be interested in the receiver, but the Chiefs have been tipped as the frontrunners at this point.
On ESPN’s Get Up, Spears stated that the Chiefs should sign Beckham Jr because “they need a closer at the wide receiver spot.” I like this team, and we all know how talented Patrick Mahomes is.
But when it comes to high-stakes games, which is where they’re going, it’s about having the man rather than some concept Andy Reid can dial up.
“Beckham Jr will open up things obviously, and he will add and increase their run game. I think this is his best chance to win another ring, but I also think he can come in and increase an offence that just put up 41 points against the Bucs.”
Graziano then agreed with Spears, but added, “I agree, but a couple things. We don’t know when he’s going to be healthy or how healthy he is going go be.”
“I agree, but a couple things. We don’t know when he’s going to be healthy or how healthy he is going go be.”
Tyreek Hill left the Chiefs in the offseason to join the Miami Dolphins, and while their offense has remained strong, they have lacked a reliable receiver at times.
Fortunately for Mahomes, tight end Travis Kelce is still an excellent option the majority of the time.
The Chiefs are gaining ground, and if Beckham Jr can stay healthy, he could be a good choice. The Rams, on the other hand, will not want to lose him and are expected to put up a fight.
Odell Beckham Jr. Wiki
|November 5, 1992
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
|198 lb (90 kg)
|Isidore Newman School
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
|2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12