Odell Beckham: I plan to turn the Browns into the new Patriots

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Odell Beckham is optimistic about his future in Cleveland.

Beckham told GQ that he believes he can win multiple Super Bowls, and that the Browns can succeed the Patriots as the best team in the NFL.

“I plan on being there for the next five years and trying to bring as many championships there as possible,” he said, “turning [the Browns] into the new Patriots.”

Beckham is particularly excited about playing with Baker Mayfield, whom Beckham sees as perhaps the best quarterback in the NFL, after just one season.

“I would say he’s next, but I feel like he’s now,” Beckham says. “He’s Brett Favre—he’s going to be a Hall of Famer.”

The Browns have undergone a remarkable transformation from the laughingstocks of the NFL to a team people legitimately think could win a Super Bowl. They may not be the “new Patriots” just yet, but no one should laugh when Beckham suggests it.

132 responses to “Odell Beckham: I plan to turn the Browns into the new Patriots

  1. We are laughing loudly. We will tell you when “ The Old Patriots” are done. BTW, during his Giants tenure Big Blue always had a better Win/Loss record when OBJ was out of the line-up. Why?

  2. We’re laughing here in KC. PH15 beat out Mayfield at Tx Tech and it’ll happen again in the NFL. Book it….

  3. “Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.”

    -John Madden

  4. Yes, they absolutely should laugh when he suggests it. What an absolute joke.

    6-10 is a stretch.

  5. This guy is a walking time bomb.He can only play for a team that kisses his butt,and a total bad addition for chemistry in the locker room.

  6. yeah OBJ, just try to make to make the playoffs before saying you are the new Pat’s… The curse of BB still rides and hides insides your facility.
    Cleveland fired a first ballot hall of famer.

  7. I bet the coaches and Dorksey will say nothing to him. They’ll ride the rookie for talking nonsense but they wouldn’t dare upset their main diva. They can’t afford a new kicking net when he throws another tantrum.

  8. Yeah, and he’s going to turn a game into a boxing match, and he’s going to turn the end zone into a dog kennel, and he’s going to turn their kicker’s net into a friend of his, and he’s going to take his teammates on a yacht in Florida with a bunch of young women before any playoff game they might have, and he’s going to stink up the joint when and if they make the playoffs, too.
    So far, those things are what he’s most noted for.

  9. Grab your popcorn, all the egos they signed in one locker room when this goes sideways should be entertaining to watch.

  10. To think, OBJ was ALWAYS a Browns’ fan. Why else would he have saved this ability for now and not made the Giants into the “new Patriots.”

  11. I really was excited for the Browns and their build. I like Cleveland. Have seen a couple Steelers games there. Just a few weeks ago was down to the Rock and atoll Hall of Fame

    They seemed to be building something very positive.

    Then.

    The owners ego got in. Signed Odell Beckham. Johnnie Manuel redux. Fancy new bauble.

    What a mess. A team culture destroyed.

    Now he thinks he is Bill Belicek. Oh my.

    Say what you will not Antonio, but until the last few months he was an amazing Steeler, an amazing worker, an amazing talent. Game in game out. I think he may have lost a couple marbles in the Burfict concussion. Because he seems whack now. Odell has been a pain in the ass since his first day. Great catches from time to time. But. A pain in the ass.

    Odell=Belicek

    Omg lol

  12. That makes 2 Super Bowl guarantees in the past week!!
    Coming from the ” FACTORY OF SADNESS ” it doesn’t mean a lot. Not even good bulletin board material, as they have scared no one in the past 50 years!!

  13. if only once, he would just be quiet until hes actually done something, then speak of it. simply put, this guy is annoying.

  14. The New patriots lol the boys up in Foxboro will have something to say about that after coming odd their 3rd sb in a row winning two of them. They should try being the new browns first 😁

  15. Odell your mouth is certainly big enough to perform the remarkable. However I’m thinking that you might need more physical skills than that big mouth of yours!

  16. I’m annoyed with him as much as the next guy, but a lot of these comments are suggesting he actually said they are the next Patriots. He’s suggesting he wants to “make” them the next Patriots. Big difference.

  17. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Well done is better than well said. That is all.

  18. LOL, I bet even the numerous Patriots haters are laughing at this nonsense.

    He’s taking over from Mr. Big Chest…

  19. He needs to adopt the professional golfers instructions to their caddies……”show up, shut up, and keep up”

  20. Odell Beckham = Antonio Brown. Put up big stats. Play when they feel like it. Throw temper tantrums. Alienate teammates. Do more talking than playing. Win nothing.

    Did I leave anything out?

  21. The Browns have undergone a remarkable transformation from the laughingstocks of the NFL to a team people legitimately think could win a Super Bowl.

    Without playing one regular season game or releasing their 2019 season player roster…easy there big boy…let them win a few before even talking them up!

  22. Well my first question is how many Patriots players would show up at an event with a Tux that has sleeves ripped off???

  23. terripet says:
    May 7, 2019 at 7:02 am
    You must be Superman
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    No, that’s Baker Freaking Mayfield

  24. cafetero1075 says:
    May 7, 2019 at 7:54 am
    Sorry the only position in football that can change a franchise is a QB.

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    I disagree. Head Coach is by far the most important and season-changing “position”

    Look at my Dolphins. We had Dan Marino but our head coach still could not find a way to bring home a SB. How many SB’s do you think Bill Belichick would have won with Dan Marino and the talent Miami had in the 80s?

  25. So you plan to turn the Browns into a team with a GOAT QB and a bunch of recievers that would be middle class at best on other teams? They’re not paying you that much to be a middle class catcher of the ball Odell………..

  26. “I plan to turn the Browns into the new Patriots” That’s right forget about all your teammates. This is the problem with football, too many head cases out there.

  27. sorry Browns fans…..many of us not in Cleveland are really hoping you find some sort of success after all you’ve been through, and remained loyal…..but with OBJ it’s simply a matter of time before he craters your team; all talk, never any walk

  28. Might want to show up in a Playoff game for starters — like he did in Green Bay — NOT!

  29. Baby steps: Winning record, playoff appearance, division win, conference championship, 1 Super Bowl, 2 Super Bowls, 3 Super Bowls…then you can “start” mentioning yourself in the same sentence as the Patriots! I’m an Eagles fan who despises the Patriots, but let’s show a little respect here!

  30. I actually kinda like OBJ (or maybe it’s just that I don’t actively dislike him) but I wish he’d shut it… just shut it. I really want to see the Browns succeed and while I don’t know for sure that this kind of silliness hurts their chances, I’m pretty sure it doesn’t help their chances… so why chance it?

    Odell can continue to channel Terrell Owens and leave behind the same type of childish, head-case legacy or maybe he could channel a different guy. A guy that had a less-than-great reputation with the team that drafted him, then went elsewhere and kept his head down, his mouth shut, and his eyes on the prize, transforming himself into a team leader as well as an almost-lock to be a first-ballot Hall Of Famer. That guy would be Mr. Charles Woodson. I hated it when Woodson left the Packers but it was actually kind of nice to see him go back “home” to Oakland and it was really nice to see him maintain the same level of maturity, and leadership, when he got there. Redemption accomplished.

    Terrell Owens or Charles Woodson. The choice is yours, Odell; whatcha gonna do?

  31. dinokelly says:
    May 7, 2019 at 8:20 am
    Everybody hates the Pats…
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    To be fair, I have never read anything about Odell disparaging the Patriots, Brady, or Belichick. And, obviously, with this quote he is indicating his respect for these New England Patriots, the Greatest NFL Dynasty of All-Time.

  32. So I guess OBJ thinks his coaches’ words about no more Super Bowl predictions can’t possibly apply to him.

  33. All this hate towards a guy who is obviously excited to be a part of a young team on the rise. So, Odell wants to be a cheerleader for his new team by publicly expressing the same level of enthusiasm many fans voice about their teams on a daily basis (however annoying), even when there is no basis.
    I’m not a Browns fan or a Baker Mayfield fan, but have to hand it to this organization for putting in the effort to turn the team around by shaking things up and bringing in some players with an abundance of self-confidence and a pulse, to move things forward in Cleveland. I have no dog in this race, but as a football fan, am excited to watch this team progress, love that the organization is making moves to effect change, and will be rooting for them. If all thirty-two teams would be as motivated, the NFL wouldn’t have to worry about ratings and finding gimmicky ways to sell tickets bc an entertaining and competitive product would sell itself.
    The Patriots are the Gold Standard for football and all he’s saying is that he and The Browns aspire to reach that standard…a mindset you want all players to have!

  34. How long will it be before OBJ is bitching about Mayfield? 4 games into the season?

  35. Maybe start by keeping quiet. Between you and Landry I would be careful what you say.
    You have a long way to go to be the Patriots. Stay on the field for a start, and shut up.

  36. Stu Bidaciou says:
    May 7, 2019 at 6:14 am
    yeah OBJ, just try to make to make the playoffs before saying you are the new Pat’s… The curse of BB still rides and hides insides your facility.
    Cleveland fired a first ballot hall of famer.
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    Baltimore fired BB… It happened after the move….

  37. Stu Bidaciou says:
    May 7, 2019 at 6:14 am
    yeah OBJ, just try to make to make the playoffs before saying you are the new Pat’s… The curse of BB still rides and hides insides your facility.
    Cleveland fired a first ballot hall of famer.

    *************************************************

    Before you go ripping Cleveland, get your facts straight. We didn’t fire him – Art Modell did when he moved the team to Baltimore. Cleveland had nothing to do with it.

  38. They ARE going to be SO MUCH BETTER. Not quite Patriots level, but they might sniff the playoffs. I wish the Pats got Odell.

  39. Irony thy name is Odell Beckham, a wide receiver paid like a QB, talking out of school about winning multiple super bowls before he’s even stepped on the field in his new uniform. How unPatriotic!

  40. since63 says:
    May 7, 2019 at 6:00 am
    We’re laughing here in KC. PH15 beat out Mayfield at Tx Tech and it’ll happen again in the NFL. Book it….

    Nobody should be laughing in KC..

  41. Well, I wish them all luck in doing that. The team is certainly due for success – I remember the Kosar days, when they were a serious threat, and it’d be nice to get things back there again.

    But OBJ couldn’t even turn the team that had recently BEATEN the Pats in Super Bowls, twice, into the Pats, so it’s going to take both more than him and a much less selfish version of him to make it happen.

  42. Comments like that from Beckham not only wont come true, but show he has no clue what made the Patriots a dynasty on the first place.

    And his track record w the Giants does not inspire hope..

  43. I dislike the Patriots as much as the next Jets fan. However, OBJ you already screwed up. You said that YOUR performance will bring SBs to the Browns and make you the next Patriots. On the Patriots there is no YOU. Its the TEAM together. Its one thing about the Patriots that every team should emulate. Brady being great helps but its not everything. Brady Statistically regressed last year and yet they are still champs. So before you claim thay you can become the next Pats, learn what makes the Pats the pats. . . .

    that was really difficult to write as a Jets fan.

  44. How about they win ONE playoff game first?

    The last Cleveland Browns coach to win a playoff game was Bill Belichick (against New England, lol).

  45. “Talk is cheap, play the game.” – Two-time Super Bowl winning (and 2x’s Patriots beating) former Giants Coach Tom Coughlin.

    Odell -> learn it, live it.

  46. Who doesn’t see a disaster of a season coming for the Browns (I guess a typical season).

    And the train wreck will be on national tv for all to see.

    As for OBJ, it’s more likely in 5 years the Browns will be done heading down the path KC is currently on with all the bad and suspect character Dorsey likes to bring in and draft facing suspensions and bans from the league.

    Got my popcorn. Media loves to build them up to watch them fall (and tear them down). Poor Browns. We’ve read and saw this dream team script before.

  47. Wide receivers way overvalue their position. They are dependent on the guy throwing them the ball, who is dependent on the big guys up front giving him time to throw the ball.

    Maybe OBJ is talking about being a great locker room presence, giving praise and shifting attention to others instead of himself, being humble, picking up the team when things start to go bad. You know, all those things he did as a great leader in New York. Oh wait….

  48. Sorry obj that’s not going to happen due to the simple fact that you play in a division that actually has competition. You don’t get to play 6 free games a year in your division like the Patsy’s do

  49. cant wait till Enzo’s attitude spreads to other guys, before you know it full melt down.

  50. Yes, and the AFCN is such a powerhouse. 1rst team to 10 wins gets the division title. IF any of these teams an get to 10.

  51. Does anyone else think they have too much volatility to succeed there personnel-wise ? Between him, his Wing Man from LSU and the QB ?

  52. OBJ, you need to take a step backwards, and realize why the Giants dumped you.

    Hint, because you are not who you think you are…

    Not the solution, you’re the problem…

  53. Start by taking a pay cut so your team can get better around you and deeper in player quality first…..

    That is just what Tom Brady has done for the last 19 years…. Tom Brady is the 17th highest paid QB….not the first…..

    but he has 6 rings…….

    So walk the talk before you talk…..

  54. Do you know who has the most wins of any team in a single decade? The 2010s Patriots. Second all time? The 2000 Patriots.

    5 years of being a good team doesn’t make you the Patriots. The Seahawks were good. The Packers were good. The falcons Rams and chiefs too. How many are still good?

  55. Pats win because of their team not because of a player. They never won with a #1 focal point on offense either. They always won when they spread the ball out. No titles with Welker and Moss as #1 WR, but 6 with Patten, Branch, Branch, Edelman/Gronk, Edelman/Gronk, Edelman/Gronk as main WR. While Edelman and Branch are great they arent on the same level talent wise as a Moss or Beckham. Yet I cant remember the last team to win with a diva #1 WR truthfully.

  56. observantfan says:

    May 7, 2019 at 11:51 am

    Sorry obj that’s not going to happen due to the simple fact that you play in a division that actually has competition. You don’t get to play 6 free games a year in your division like the Patsy’s do

    ———————————————————————————-
    AFC EAST VS THE AFC NORTH JUST THE LAST 3 YEARS

    Team winning percentages

    2018> AFC EAST 688 438 375 250
    AFC north 625 594 469 375
    2017> AFC EAST 813 563 375 313
    AFC north 813 563 438 000
    2016> AFC EAST 875 625 438 313
    AFC north 688 500 406 063

    REALLY DON’T SEE THAT MUCH OF A DIFFERNCE OVER THE LAST 3 YEARS….DO YOU???

  57. You wouldn’t get near the Patriots. You don’t value championships ahead of money. I don’t blame you because that’s your choice but the Patriots are the Patriots. No team can win like they do by paying a handful of players nearly all the dough.

  58. He obviously should be making 42 million per year, as the only HC-GM-WR Diva player in the league, Cleveland is so lucky to have all 3 of him there.

  59. I pick game 8 for when this head case goes off on the sideline when Mayfield doesn’t throw the ball to him. And the object of his ire will be the medical tent.

  60. observantfan says:
    May 7, 2019 at 11:51 am
    Sorry obj that’s not going to happen due to the simple fact that you play in a division that actually has competition. You don’t get to play 6 free games a year in your division like the Patsy’s do

    ———-

    To what division would you move the Patriots? And before you answer, go and have a look at the Patriots’ winning percentage against that division….

  61. tqaztec says:
    May 7, 2019 at 9:59 am
    All talk, no playoff games in his “HOF” career

    ==========

    Actually, not true. He had one playoff game after his little boat trip (shows how dedicated he is).

    He chocked. Dropped a sure fire touchdown and was non-existent all day.

    Oh, he did punch a hole in a wall. So he has that going for him……

    Wall: 1. Playoff wins: 0

  62. OBJ realizes that it could take 5 years for a team to succeed the Patriots. It’s a good day when you can get one kernel of reality from an OBJ rant.

  63. Again…

    Browns, OBJ is yours. After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical… but it is often true.”

    -Spock

  64. Sorry Odell, you may have a talented team but you don’t have a Belichick or a Scarnecchia.

  65. The week before the Browns play the Bengals, he needs to answer every question with: “We’re on to Cincinnati.” Then we might have something. LOL

  66. clssylssy says:
    May 7, 2019 at 9:55 am
    All this hate towards a guy who is obviously excited to be a part of a young team on the rise.

    ————–

    Hate? No, just laughter. I’m happy for him, really. The Browns will be a big step up from his Giants. But making bold predictions in the face of the Browns history without accounting for why that history won’t be repeated is what is entertaining to anyone with a brain.

  67. Michael E says:
    May 7, 2019 at 8:56 am
    Vegas is taking bets on what week his first sideline hissyfit will come.
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    Is preseason week 1 one of the options?

  68. That’s weird, the last time I saw the Browns roster they had Freddie and Baker…not Bill and Tom.

  69. battmanri says:
    May 7, 2019 at 8:12 am
    Odell Beckham = Antonio Brown. Put up big stats. Play when they feel like it. Throw temper tantrums. Alienate teammates. Do more talking than playing. Win nothing.

    Did I leave anything out?

    =====================================

    just 1. blame everything on the qb. they both did that as well.

  70. I won’t say that the Browns will or won’t, but raise your hands, after 1992, who thought the Pats would be a dynasty for almost 20 years? Well, you never know…

  71. Andy Scarano says:
    May 7, 2019 at 8:24 am
    Well my first question is how many Patriots players would show up at an event with a Tux that has sleeves ripped off???
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    To be honest one name comes to mind but he’s an ex-Patriot….for now.

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