Odell Beckham Jr. was between the Los Angeles Rams and the Green Bay Packers earlier than finally deciding to move west, with one report saying the Packers made that call simpler by not budging on a value.
Sources informed ESPN that Beckham was excited by signing with the Packers however Inexperienced Bay had solely supplied a veteran’s minimal contract price $1.075 million, plus incentives.
Based on the report, Beckham’s camp requested the Packers to extend their provide a number of instances however the workforce declined, finally resulting in Beckham’s determination to signal with the Rams.
Sources informed the outlet that Los Angeles was the main selection for Beckham.
“He wasn’t going to take the identical or much less cash to go to Inexperienced Bay [over Los Angeles],” one supply stated.
The previous Cleveland Browns wideout signed a one-year, $1.25 million deal earlier this month. In slightly greater than two seasons with the Browns, he performed in 29 video games and recorded 114 catches for 1,586 yards and 7 touchdowns however solely performed 13 video games during the last two seasons due to accidents.
Beckham will face off in opposition to the Packers on Sunday in his second look with the Rams.
Head coach Sean McVay informed reporters this week that he expects Beckham to have an even bigger function this week as he turns into extra “acquainted” with the playbook.