Odell Beckham Jr. grew to become a distinguished participant on the New York Giants soccer staff since he was first drafted again in 2014. Nevertheless, when staff executives traded the receiver to the Cleveland Browns final week, OBJ determined to go off the grid.
On Tuesday, the brand new Browns receiver posted a mysterious black field to Instagram with a prolonged caption revealing that he’s “going darkish.”
“P.S.A. I really like you all a lot, for those that observe and help I thank u all for that. I’m takin an emotional, psychological, bodily/ blah blah blah trip,” Beckham wrote within the publish, which has since been deleted.
The 26-year-old then went on to clarify that he must take some private area and time to “course of” the current modifications.
“I recognize the love truthfully however at this second for the following couple of days I’m goin darkish. I gained’t be round, telephone is gone, with all due respect, please don’t textual content/ name / FaceTime until it’s of the utmost significance. I actually need a while to vibe and simply get away, course of, reevaluate among the issues in my life, as a lot has modified for me not too long ago.”
Throughout his first season with the Giants, OBJ made what some sports activities pundits referred to as “the best catch of all time.” Within the recreation towards the Dallas Cowboys, Beckham made a formidable one-handed landing catch whereas falling again into the top zone.
Nevertheless, final week, the Giants made the choice to commerce the receiver to the Browns in trade for a first-round draft decide, a third-round decide and 23-year-old security Jabrill Peppers. Giants GM Dave Gettleman stated Monday the cope with Cleveland was “purely a soccer enterprise choice.”
“There’s no intrigue, there’s no he-said, she-said, none of that stuff. Odell is an amazing expertise, which made him a beneficial asset,” Gettleman informed the New York Publish. “With soccer being the final word staff recreation, we turned that truth into three beneficial property, on the very least.”
Instantly following final Tuesday’s commerce, OBJ thanked Giants followers for his or her help.
“To the New Yorkers and REAL NYG followers… you guys will at all times have a spot in my coronary heart, an attractive metropolis .. an attractive place Thank You for each final second and expertise,” he posted to Instagram.