Odell Beckham: Time for Browns to start winning

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It wasn’t so long ago that a player wouldn’t have expressed excitement at joining the Browns. Times have changed.

Receiver Odell Beckham, acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Giants, goes from a team in obvious rebuilding mode to one now the favorite to win its division. The three-time Pro Bowler joins his former LSU teammate Jarvis Landry, who was traded from Miami to Cleveland a year ago.

He goes from a 38-year-old quarterback whose best days are behind him to a 23-year-old quarterback whose best days are in front of him.

“I’m extremely excited about the opportunity to be part of this organization and the direction they are headed,” Beckham said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “I’ve already witnessed the energy fans bring in that city having been to some [NBA] playoff games at The Q. Browns fans deserve a winning football team. This is a fresh start for me and it’s going to be great to join Baker and Jarvis on this team. I will always appreciate the opportunity the Giants granted me, and I’m thankful to them along with the fans and people in that city for supporting me.

“The Browns are an organization that is moving forward, and it’s exciting to be a part of something special that is in the process of being built. We have a lot of work ahead of us but I really feel like it’s time for the Browns to come together, start winning a lot games and I’m grateful to be a part of that going forward.”

38 responses to “Odell Beckham: Time for Browns to start winning

  1. mlhigh says:
    March 13, 2019 at 4:53 pm
    I think the Browns are the most improved team in the league. Welcome back.
    Its easy to be “most improved” when you weren’t that good to start with.

  2. You ain’t seen nothing yet, Odell. The Browns win a championship, they’ll burn the city down. We love our Cavs and Indians alright, but this is Browns Town.

  3. So much for the $6 seats at First Energy Field on Stub Hub anymore. I don’t care. I am starving for a winner. John Dorsey is my new hero. He is doing something here that hasn’t been done in a generation and it’s called building a team.

  4. Midnite Moses says:

    March 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm
    You ain’t seen nothing yet, Odell. The Browns win a championship, they’ll burn the city down.
    Wow. I’m think it is cool what is happening for the Browns these days but come on dude. Burning down and destroying stuff was a ridiculous trend from the start. Don’t be part of the problem.

  5. OBJ has averages of 44.5 catches , 677 yards , and 4.5 TDs over the last two seasons . And the argument could be made that a lot of his yardage totals have come in garbage time .

  6. Hard to believe how much better the Browns have gotten over the last 2 years. They are winning the first part of the season, but the next part is played between the lines. That is the hard part.

  7. They may have talent in Cleveland but that doesn’t equate to being a team. So far, this reminds me way to much of the Dream Team and they had way more talent. Good luck to Cleveland but I don’t think you can buy chemistry like the fans apparently believe.

  8. Unfortunately Brown fans, you’re going to have to deal with this headache of a diva for the next few seasons until you too get sick and tired of his selfishness and lack of character. Once he’s worn out his welcome in Brown Town, most likely you’ll send him packing as well.

  9. Let’s pump the brakes until they demonstrate they can actually beat the Steelers and Ravens at least once.

  10. thewizardsrevenge says:
    March 13, 2019 at 6:43 pm
    Let’s pump the brakes until they demonstrate they can actually beat the Steelers and Ravens at least once.

    They beat the Ravens last year without OBJ or Kareem Hunt. And they tied the Steelers with Antonio Brown. I’m guessing winning one from each this year wont be a huge stretch.

  11. All the bitterness and negativity is comical. You mad bro? I can sense the seething with each keystroke!

  12. A lot of mad people around here. When the have nots catch up with the haves, the status quo is turned upside down. Now if the fans don’t get obnoxious like the ones of other teams who’ve found a resurgence, then this should be fun to watch. Now perhaps the fans can move on from the late 80s teams and enjoy some positivity 30 years later.

  13. donbat67 says:
    March 13, 2019 at 6:41 pm
    Can’t buy a championship
    Pats do it every year.

  14. jaegs1 says:
    March 13, 2019 at 8:17 pm
    Two hot headed receivers and a jerk at quarterback. This is a bomb waiting to go off
    They stepped on your lawn, didn’t they? You tell them whipper-snappers what’s up.

  15. The biggest loser in this trade is Barkley. I dont know how many plays I watched that man get hit in the backfield. With Odell gone it’s going to be more of the same.

  16. The Browns better win. A lot. I hate to see Browns fans deal with this Prima Donna should they start losing. Beckham is a total team player as long as the weather is fair.

  17. Browns’ fans deserved a winner decades ago. The perpetually inept browns’ organization is long overdue in putting a good product on the field.

  18. It only took the Browns 20+ years to build a decent roster. Let’s hope this coaching staff can help this team succeed. I badly want the browns to be good but all the best players in the league can’t over come bad coaching

  19. “Good luck to Cleveland but I don’t think you can buy chemistry like the fans apparently believe.”

    I believe these offseason moves collectibly, immediately put the Browns in talks with the Ravens for favorites to win the North. It isn’t just Beckham, They vastly upgraded our defensive line. Sure there is a hole at safety, but plenty of time left to fill it.

    As for chemistry, I’m sure you are not aware that Landry is Odells best friend and college teammate and the guy coaching them is the guy that coached them in college (wr coach Adam Henry). That isn’t buying chemistry.

  20. Happy for Cleveland fans – the Browns are putting a very exciting team together! Looking forward to a must watch Chiefs/Browns AFCCG in the near future.

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