Odell Beckham Jr RUMORS & NEWS

  • Odell Beckham to undergo season-ending surgery on fractured ankle

    NFL.com "The Giants' top target is going under the knife. Odell Beckham will undergo surgery on his fractured ankle, the team announced Monday. Beckham suffered the injury in New York's 27-22 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Beckham's surgery has yet to be scheduled, the team added. The..." October 09

  • Beckham contract looms over 2018 for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "It appears that Giants receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. won’t play again this season. Next season therefore becomes the biggest question for player and team. Beckham has one year left on his rookie deal, an injury-guaranteed salary of $8.459 million for 2018. But Beckham, who was reluctant to say..." October 09

  • Odell Beckham says defender told him Bucs knew Giants’ plays

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants have struggled offensively this season, and head coach Ben McAdoo has admitted that play-calling has been an issue for the team. According to one opposing player, the problem in Week 4 was predictability. Odell Beckham Jr. said this week that Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback..." October 05

  • Odell Beckham ‘never thought’ Giants would start season 0-4

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants’ dumpster fire of a start to the 2017 season has even their star wide receiver in disbelief. After the Giants lost Sunday’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a game-winning Nick Folk field goal to drop to 0-4 on the year, Pro Bowl wideout Odell Beckham Jr spoke on..." October 02

  • Dick Vermeil says ‘immature clown’ Odell Beckham should have been suspended

    Larry Brown Sports "Odell Beckham Jr is hearing it from a former Super Bowl-winning head coach. In an appearance Friday on SportsRadio 94WIP in Philadelphia, retired coach Dick Vermeil sounded off on the mercurial New York Giants receiver. “There is no correlation between age and immaturity and that guy is an..." September 29

  • Beckham fined $12K for peeing-dog TD celebration

    NewJersey.com "The Giants dealt with wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s controversial celebration internally. The NFL had a clearer response: Beckham has been fined $12,154 for imitating a dog urinating in the end zone after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Eagles, according..." September 29

  • Beckham met with Mara about 'dog peeing' celebration

    sny.tv "Odell Beckham, Jr. is now officially in the dog house. And his coach is taking at least some of the blame for that. One day after John Mara said he was "very unhappy" with Beckham's behavior in the wake of his vulgar, peeing-dog touchdown celebration on Sunday, the Giants co-owner summoned his..." September 28

  • John Mara ‘very unhappy’ with Odell Beckham’s pee antics

    New York Post "Giants co-owner John Mara feels the way many of the fans of his football team do: He’s not pleased with the end-zone antics of Odell Beckham Jr. “I do not want to get into a discussion about this,” Mara told The Post in an email Tuesday morning, “but I will say that I am very unhappy with..." September 26

  • Odell Beckham says ankle injury could be problem all season

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants have looked completely lost on offense through their first two games, so it probably won’t make fans feel any better that Odell Beckham Jr could be playing at less than full strength for the foreseeable future. On the plus side, Beckham told reporters on Thursday that he did..." September 21

  • Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. will test ankle before MNF decision

    ESPN "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s status for Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions remains in limbo. It likely won't be known until 90 minutes prior to the contest whether his injured ankle will allow him to play. The Giants plan is to have Beckham run through the early..." September 18

  • Giants confident Odell Beckham Jr. will play Monday

    Sportsnaut "Considering just how horrible their offense looked in Week 1’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants are in desperate need of a jump-start if they want to avoid going 0-2 on the season. That could very well come in the form of star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who sat out the team’s..." September 17

  • An Odell Beckham contract extension with the Giants could come in-season

    CBS Sports "While much is being made about the dire state of the Giants offense without star receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. and the failure of the sides to come close to a long-term deal in the offseason, hope for the future is not lost. Sources said both the player and the team are open to the prospect of..." September 17

  • Odell Beckham Tweets He Doesn’t Care About Your Fantasy Team So Stop Asking Him About It

    Black Sports Online "If I was a football player, this would annoy me as well. I understand people want to win their fantasy leagues, but it is called fantasy for a reason. Just chill out a bit, now granted they are problem annoyed Odell having dance parties, but that is different than playing football." September 16

  • Odell Beckham Jr. could play Monday night, 'barring a setback'

    Yardbarker "New York Giants have been playing coy about whether Odell Beckham Jr. will be available for Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions. However, one report suggests he’ll be in the lineup, “barring a setback.” This is quite contrary to the tone head coach Ben McAdoo set during his comments..." September 16

  • Giants WR Odell Beckham practices for second straight day

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham practiced for a second straight day on Friday as he continues to recover from his sprained left ankle. Beckham was limited again, standing off to the side on individual drills but took three snaps with the offense in team drills without the offensive line, catching two passes from..." September 15

  • Odell Beckham says ankle injury will take 6-8 weeks to fully heal

    Larry Brown Sports "Odell Beckham Jr may be getting closer to returning to the field for the New York Giants, but the star wide receiver says he could still be a month away from being fully recovered. Beckham hurt his ankle in a preseason game about a month ago. On Thursday, he told reporters that the sprain will..." September 14

  • Odell Beckham is moving well with verdict on the horizon

    New York Post "Odell Beckham Jr. made a quick walk through the Giants’ locker room Wednesday, moving briskly and without the trace of a limp. What comes next is crucial as the Giants hope to get their star receiver on the field for Monday night’s home-opener against the Lions. The Giants begin preparation for..." September 14

  • Odell Beckham reportedly seen in Russell Westbrook dance-off days before game

    CBS Sports "Sunday night's Giants game was an unmitigated disaster for the New York Giants, with Eli Manning and Co. unable to move the ball against what was expected to be a below average Cowboys defense in a 19-3 loss. Eli was under siege the entire game and without short-yardage security blanket Odell..." September 13

  • Odell Beckham Jr. status for Week 2 uncertain

    Sportsnaut "A day after a sputtering Week 1 loss, New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo did not give a strong update on the status of Odell Beckham Jr. for Week 2. The Giants offense was absolutely dreadful without Beckham. New York was outgained 392-233, lost the time of possession battle by more than eight..." September 12

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Reportedly Unlikely to Play vs. Cowboys Due to Ankle Injury

    Bleacher Report "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is reportedly unlikely to play in his team's season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reported it is unlikely the dynamic receiver will play, though Raanan noted Beckham will go through his pregame..." September 10

  • Odell Beckham reportedly a game-time decision, 'real doubt' he will play

    CBS Sports "The New York Giants won't know until very close to kickoff whether they will have star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on the field for their season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. According to multiple reports, Beckham is expected to be a game-time decision for "Sunday Night Football," with..." September 10

  • Giants officially list Odell Beckham as questionable for Sunday night

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday night, PFT reported that Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham is 50-50 to play against the Cowboys on Sunday night. The Giants confirmed it on Friday. Beckham has been listed as questionable for the season opener due to the ankle injury he suffered in the team’s second preseason game..." September 08

  • Odell Beckham remains out of practice

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Odell Beckham doesn’t want to be counted out of Sunday’s game against the Cowboys and the Giants may be left to make a decision on his status without getting him on the practice field this week. Beckham remained out of practice on Thursday due to the ankle injury he suffered..." September 07

  • Giants teammates sound a lot more confident than Odell Beckham

    New York Post "His eyes narrowed a bit as he pondered the question for just a moment. Odell Beckham Jr. offered no guarantees, other than his intense desire to be a part of Sunday night’s season opener, an NFC East clash with the Cowboys, on the road, on national television. Will he play? “I wouldn’t count..." September 07

  • Beckham still hoping to play in opener: 'I wouldn't count it out yet'

    Bleacher Report "Odell Beckham Jr. has been trying to work his way back from a preseason ankle injury and he could still potentially play in Week 1. When asked about whether he would suit up against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night, he responded, "I wouldn't count it out yet," per Ralph Vacchiano of SNY. The..." September 06

  • Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. still not practicing with opener six days away

    ESPN "The New York Giants returned Monday as they began preparation for their season opener against the Dallas Cowboys and star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. still wasn't practicing. He rode a stationary bike for a few minutes as his teammates began to work. He went inside the team's fieldhouse with a..." September 04

  • Odell Beckham’s healthy enough to dance with teammates, for what that’s worth

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham Jr.’s ankle is healthy enough to dance, so maybe he’s good to go for the Week 1 opener in Dallas after all. Giants linebacker J.T. Thomas posted an Instagram story on Wednesday of teammates in the locker room preparing for their trip to New England for Thursday night’s preseason..." August 31

  • Ben McAdoo ‘hopeful’ Odell Beckham Jr. is ready for Week 1 vs. Cowboys

    Clutch Points "In Week 2 of the NFL preseason, superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants went down with an ankle injury against the Cleveland Browns. The severity of the injury was initially under center, but now it appears he could be ready for the season-opener against the Dallas..." August 30

  • Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham Jr. could play in Week 1

    Sportsnaut "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. caused quite a panic when he crumpled down to his knees in the tunnel to the locker room after being tackled last Monday. Fortunately, the injury to OBJ’s ankle was not a serious one, and this news from head coach Ben McAdoo is quite..." August 28

  • Odell Beckham getting laser treatment on ankle

    Pro Football Talk "All the Giants will say about the condition of star wide receiver Odell Beckham is that “he’s got an ankle.” Specifically, he has two, but the one that’s injured is about to undergo an alternative treatment in hopes of getting him back on the field quicker. According to Gil Brandt of..." August 25

  • Ben McAdoo has “no regrets” about how Odell Beckham’s injury handled

    Pro Football Talk "Giants coach Ben McAdoo had little to say about Odell Beckham‘s sprained left ankle, other than to confirm the receiver has one. The Giants continue to be coy about Beckham’s injury, even after ESPN reported earlier Wednesday that Beckham could miss the Sept. 10 season opener against the..." August 23

  • Ankle injury could sideline Odell Beckham Jr. for opener

    ESPN "Odell Beckham Jr.'s ankle injury could potentially keep the New York Giants wide receiver out of the season opener, sources told ESPN's Jordan Raanan and Dan Graziano. The Giants open their season on the road on Sept. 10 against the Dallas Cowboys. It's "not out of the question he could miss..." August 23

  • Giants waiting to see how Odell Beckham, Brandon Marshall respond to treatment

    Pro Football Talk "Giants coach Ben McAdoo confirmed that Odell Beckham has an ankle and that Brandon Marshall has a shoulder, but offered little other information about the condition of those body parts during a Monday press conference. Beckham left in the second quarter of Monday night’s game against the Browns..." August 22

  • Odell Beckham Weighing $100M Insurance Policy If No Contract Reached

    Bleacher Report "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is considering purchasing an insurance policy should he and the Giants fail to reach an agreement on a long-term contract extension before the 2017 regular season begins, Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson reported Tuesday. The policy could pay out at..." August 22

  • Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't complain about hit, but teammates upset

    ESPN "The hit that sent Odell Beckham Jr. out of Monday night's loss to the Cleveland Browns didn't look pretty. Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun slammed Beckham in the knee. Beckham has a sprained ankle from a hit that seemed to draw immediate ire from the New York Giants. Beckham glared..." August 22

  • Jarvis Landry on Odell Beckham injury: “This is why I hate preseason”

    Pro Football Talk "Giants receiver Odell Beckham appeared to avoid serious injury when he took a hit against the Browns on Monday night, but Beckham’s friend and college teammate wasn’t happy to see him take any injury at all. Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry, who played alongside Beckham at LSU, wrote on Twitter..." August 22

  • Beckham stared straight at eclipse, can still see his 'haters'

    Yardbarker "We have all heard warnings for at least the better part of a week about not looking directly at the solar eclipse unless you were wearing special sunglasses, but Odell Beckham Jr decided to take his chances. On Monday, Beckham shared some footage on social media that supposedly showed him..." August 21

  • Giants putting extensions for Odell Beckham, Justin Pugh, others on back burner

    ESPN "While a handful of teams have recently signed players to long-term contract extensions, the New York Giants have elected to put business on the back burner. There have been no recent discussions about deals for wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., guard Justin Pugh, center Weston Richburg or..." August 02

  • Mike Evans hits nail on the head about Odell Beckham Jr.’s true value

    Sportsnaut "In case you haven’t heard, Odell Beckham Jr. wants to be the NFL’s highest-paid player. Not its highest-paid receiver. He wants to make more money than anyone in the league. While it’s hard to argue OBJ isn’t worth more than most, it’s also not hard to see that a receiver being paid more than some..." July 30

  • Odell Beckham: NFL stars deserve what NBA stars get

    Pro Football Talk "Giants receiver Odell Beckham says his ambition to be the highest-paid player in the NFL isn’t only about himself. It’s also about overturning the salary structure of the NFL. Beckham said he’d like to see the top NFL stars make comparable salaries to the top stars in the NBA, where Stephen..." July 29

  • At What Point Do the Giants Get Sick of Odell Beckham Jr. and His Constant Distractions?

    The Big Lead "With two years left on his rookie contract, 24-year old Odell Beckham Jr. has announced, on the eve of New York Giants training camp, that he wants to be the highest paid player in the NFL. He’s like a real-life episode of a Ballers episode. Beckham is an incredibly talented – but clueless –..." July 29

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Says He Wants To Be Highest-Paid Player In NFL

    NFL Trade Rumors "TERRUPTED that he’s looking to become the highest-paid player in the entire NFL, not just the highest-paid receiver. “It’s like the elephant in the room, and you don’t want to talk about it,” Beckham said, via James Kratch of NFL.com. “But I’ve gotten to the point in my life where I’m like,..." July 27

  • Joe Montana really likes Odell Beckham Jr., but still isn't crazy about that boat trip

    CBS Sports "Like the rest of the football-watching world, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana thinks Odell Beckham Jr. is a special talent. But Montana, who played in an era before social media documented a professional athlete's every move, wasn't a fan of Beckham's decision to party on a boat in Miami..." July 12

  • Damon Harrison: Like Odell, I didn't want to be at OTAs

    NFL.com "If there is a single player on the Giants who had a problem with Odell Beckham skipping offseason training activities, they have yet to speak up. On Monday, star defensive tackle Damon Harrison offered the strongest counter punch in Beckham's favor to those suggesting the wide receiver needs to..." July 10

  • Eli Manning has no doubt Odell Beckham will be ready

    Pro Football Talk "Giants receiver Odell Beckham skipped voluntary workouts this offseason, but quarterback Eli Manning isn’t concerned about the two of them being ready to go when the season starts. “Odell and I, we talk constantly, and he’s up front with me about what his plans are, when he’s going to be there..." June 27

  • Justin Pugh downplays Odell Beckham skipping OTAs

    NFL.com "New York Giants guard Justin Pugh thinks the Odell Beckham offseason mini-drama might have been unfair to the star wideout. "Odell, I've been with him for three, four years now. I know how he is," Pugh said on NFL Network's Good Morning Football Monday. "It's gotta be tough being him though. I..." June 26

  • Giants Not Prioritizing Odell Beckham Deal

    Pro Football Rumors "Amid questions over whether the Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. would stage a holdout this summer, co-owner John Mara said earlier this month that he wants the wide receiver to spend his entire career with Big Blue. Beckham went on to downplay concerns over his current situation – he could play the next..." June 23

  • It doesn't sound like Giants are going to get an offseason Beckham contract done

    CBS Sports "There is an asinine narrative floating around Odell Beckham Jr. that involves questioning whether the wide receiver should be a part of the Giants' long-term plans. People like to get concerned with Beckham's off-field antics and question whether he's mature enough to be a franchise..." June 23

  • Giants owner: 'I wish we had another dozen players like' Beckham

    Newark Star-Ledger "How does Giants co-owner John Mara feel about star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.? "I wish we had another dozen players like him," Mara said during an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN on Thursday afternoon. While a dozen players with Beckham's talent is a tantalizing thought, the Giants..." June 22

  • Giants' Odell Beckham will monitor contract negotiations of this WR closely

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry have been close friends since they worked together to perfect their one-handed catches at LSU. They refer to one another as brothers and have remained tight as they have set NFL records in their first three..." June 21