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McElroy: Shocker Odell Beckham Jr. Traded to Browns

Giants deal WR to Cleveland in Shocker

Wes McElroy
March 12, 2019 - 9:02 pm

Maybe nothing should shock us in the NFL.

But this is shocking.

Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network broke the story tonight that the NY Giants have traded WR Odell Beckham Jr to Cleveland in exchange for 1st and 3rd picks and Jabrill Peppers.

Read the story: here!

There's two thoughts here:

1) The Browns are going to be an incredibly exciting team next year with Baker Mayfield, Nick Chubb, Jarvis Landry, Antonio Callaway, David Njoku and now Odell Beckham Jr.

Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr are going to be the Bad Boy Browns and it's going to be a fantastic show to watch.

Give me the Browns on Sunday night, a few Mondays, heck give me them on Thanksgiving. 

2) The Giants are a mess.

What an absolute failure by GM Dave Gettleman in evaluating this team by signing Odell Beckham to a new contract and then to roll the dice and play in "win now mode" last year when they drafted Saquon Barkley instead of selecting Sam Darnold. This team is 2 years too late in entering rebuild mode.

Oh and they will rebuild with $16 million of a cap hit by a WR who is no longer there. 

Eli Manning's (most likely) final season just got even more difficult.


Two teams blew it up tonight and did it in the most opposite ways imaginable.