Sources — Odell Beckham to carry exercise for NFL groups Friday

Free-agent broad receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will probably be holding a exercise for NFL groups on Friday in Arizona, sources instructed ESPN.

Beckham, 30, missed all of this previous season due to a torn ACL that occurred in final yr’s Super Bowl. He did go on a free-agent tour by which he visited the New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills late within the season.

The Giants are among the many groups anticipated to be represented on the exercise, which will probably be a chance for Beckham to point out groups the place he’s at bodily. It has been 13 months because the damage.

Beckham is predicted to be among the many high broad receivers accessible this yr in free company regardless of coming off a second ACL tear. This is not believed to be a really sturdy group of free agent receivers.

New England’s Jakobi Meyers is the consensus high receiver accessible.

Beckham was taking part in at an especially excessive stage for the Los Angeles Rams within the Super Bowl earlier than he planted his foot awkwardly and instantly reached for his knee. He had three catches, 52 yards and a landing earlier than the damage.

It actually appeared as if Beckham was reestablishing himself as a high receiver with the Rams, for whom he had 27 catches for 305 yards and 5 touchdowns in eight regular-season video games within the 2021 season.

Beckham’s NFL profession has been fairly a wild experience since being the Giants’ first-round decide in 2014. He burst onto the scene with a memorable one-handed catch towards the Cowboys and set data for manufacturing in his first three seasons.

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Beckham was named Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2014 and had a minimum of 1,300 yards receiving and double-digit touchdowns in every of his first three seasons. But then accidents and shenanigans began taking their toll. He fractured his leg in 2017 and was famously traded to the Cleveland Browns earlier than the 2019 season by basic supervisor Dave Gettleman.

A core muscle damage and ineffectiveness plagued Beckham with the Browns, the place he additionally was a lightning rod and his relationship with quarterback Baker Mayfield deteriorated.

Beckham was launched by the Browns halfway by the 2021 season and ultimately signed with the Rams. He gained a Super Bowl in Los Angeles.