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Cleveland Browns security John Johnson III thinks most of his teammates would fortunately welcome Odell Beckham Jr. serve.
Talking to journalists on Thursday, Johnson acknowledged the “majority of the locker room would fancy to have (Beckham) on this constructing.”
Johnson’s comment comes after NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Beckham used to be excused from Browns put together for a second successive day.
It appears to be like as if Beckham and the Browns have reached a breaking level.
Beckham’s father, Odell Beckham Sr., could presumably also honest have helped escalate things on Tuesday when he reposted a YouTube video on his Instagram page exhibiting a series of performs in which Beckham received launch, but Baker Mayfield did not throw him the ball.
Per Sports Illustrated‘s Michael Silver, Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski told gamers on Wednesday that Beckham is “indubitably” not on the crew real now and has been told to protect home.
Stefanski acknowledged right thru his Wednesday media session that Browns total supervisor Andrew Berry and Beckham’s agent were talking about subsequent steps.
Silver did show the failings between the Browns and Beckham appear as if “late the scenes,” and coaches and gamers have acknowledged he “has in actuality been in actuality real” about the full lot going on.
It be unclear at this level if the Browns are going to open Beckham. He would need to definite waivers earlier than being allowed to signal with but any other club, if that’s the course things gather.
In accordance with ESPN’s Dan Graziano, Cleveland could presumably be on the hook for the relaxation of Beckham’s $7.25 million salary if he is released earlier than Week 9 and no crew claims him.
Graziano added the Browns can most attention-grabbing stoop or protect Beckham inactive against his will for up to four weeks below the recent collective bargaining settlement.
Beckham is in his third season with Cleveland after being received in a March 2019 alternate with the Novel York Giants. The three-time Pro Bowler has 114 receptions, 1,586 yards and seven touchdowns in 29 video games as a member of the Browns.
Cleveland has misplaced three of its previous four video games after a 3-1 commence up to the season. This would possibly occasionally seemingly perhaps presumably play the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday.