Odell Beckham, Free Agent, Narrows Down, Decision, Sign
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Odell Beckham Jr. is nearing a decision

After being waived by the Cleveland Browns and clearing waivers, star wideout Odell Beckham Jr. has hit the open market.

According to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, it appears that Beckham Jr. has narrowed his options down to three teams.

Beckham Jr. is “honing in” on the Chiefs, Packers, and Saints, according to Russini.

The LSU product was having the worst season of his career prior to mutually agreeing to part ways with the Browns. Beckham Jr. owns career-low averages of 2.8 receptions per game, 38.7 receiving yards per game, and 6.8 yards per target over six appearances this season. He has yet to score a touchdown.

The cold start continues a downward spiral for the 29-year-old that began last season. Over seven games in 2020, Beckham Jr. averaged career-lows of 3.3 receptions and 45.6 yards per game.

Each of Beckham Jr.’s three possible new teams could use his help.

Green Bay (7-2) is having a subpar offensive season by its own standards, ranking 20th in scoring with 22.1 points per game. Aaron Rodgers is averaging only 236.8 passing yards per game, on pace to be the lowest average of his career as a starting quarterback.

Kansas City (5-4) is scrambling for answers on the offensive side of the ball, looking nothing like the juggernaut scoring machine that the league became used to seeing. The Chiefs are a disappointing 15th in scoring (24.6 points per game). Patrick Mahomes owns career-lows in passer rating (92.5), interception rate (2.8%), and yards per attempt (7.0).

New Orleans’ passing game is reeling in its first season without Drew Brees. The Saints (5-3) are ranked 31st with 191.6 passing yards per game.

Should Beckham Jr. join New Orleans, he would be scheduled to meet up with Bryce Hall and the New York Jets on Dec. 12 when the Saints go marching into MetLife Stadium.

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