Over the last month or two, national reporter types have been speculating where WR Odell Beckham Jr. might sign as a free agent. The most commonly noted landing spots have been the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants, and the Buffalo Bills. Add the Philadelphia Eagles to the mix, according to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk:
Last year, when the OBJ free-agency sputtered, we said, “Watch the Rams.” As this year’s OBJ free-agency sputters, I’ll say this: Watch the Eagles.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 7, 2022
For those who might be unaware, Florio does indeed get scoops. He got the early story on Baker Mayfield being claimed by the Rams.
Beckham had a very good postseason with the Rams last year on their way to a Super Bowl. He played in 14 regular season games last season, and had 44 catches on 82 targets for 537 yards and 5 TDs. He is also still recovering from a torn ACL that he suffered in the Super Bowl.
The Eagles have a very good group of receivers in A.J. Brown, DeVonta Smith, Quez Watkins, and Zach Pascal. Adding Beckham would merely be a luxury, but certainly Howie Roseman is always willing to strike if there’s an available player who can help, as long as his price tag isn’t too steep.
I don’t think the Eagles need OBJ, but if the price is right and he can pass a physical, why not?
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