Odell Beckham’s first words after stunning Giants-Browns trade
Odell Beckham Jr. isn’t sure how to feel just yet.
“At this point I have no idea what to think,” he told NFL Network shortly after news of the Giants’ shocking trade with the Browns broke. “I’m trying to process it right now.”
Tuesday’s big trade sends the 26-year-old Beckham from the Giants — the team that drafted him with the No. 12 pick in 2014 — to Cleveland in exchange for a 2019 first-round draft pick, a third-rounder and safety Jabrill Peppers.
OBJ finishes his time wearing blue with 5,476 receiving yard and 44 touchdowns in 59 games over five seasons that included plenty of highs and lows.
He characterized his time in New York as “bittersweet.”
“It is what it is,” he said. “It’s life.”
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My view: What a terrible trade. I'm not sure about this, giving up a first round pick for a player with a huge contract and a history of being injured.