Cleveland Browns: 5 future replacements for Odell Beckham Jr.

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The next touchdown Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham scores, will be his first of the 2021 season.

This stat currently serves as an ever constant reminder as to how the trade for Beckham blew up in Cleveland’s face.

The Browns parted with the 17th pick in the 2019 draft for Beckham, and not much can be said of OBJ’s performance while in an orange helmet. He posted a 1,000 yard season in his first year, but considering his name and stature, he was considered a disappointment, just like the rest of that Freddie Kitchens led team.

In 2020, save for a three-touchdown performance against the Cowboys, the story was mostly the same. Now, Beckham’s enduring the worst stretch of his career.

He’s playing injured (shoulders), and in no way helps the offense.

Quarterback, Baker Mayfield, doesn’t throw touchdown passes when some guy named Mike White was passing them out like Halloween candy in New York’s win over Cincinnati. The Browns need help and getting Beckham off the field might be a good place to start.

Remember, things really started picking up for this offense after the Cincinnati game last year. Beckham got hurt and everything flowed better. It’s unfortunate he got hurt, however, the results were what they were.

Much is made of trying to trade. Beckham–a player with no real value, so good luck. The Browns can try to improve via trade during the offseason, or the draft.

Here’s a look at five replacements for the failed experiment that was OBJ.