Twitter reacts to blockbuster Odell Beckham Jr

Now, before that deal even starts, Beckham is on his way to the Cleveland Browns for safety Jabrill Peppers along with first and third-round picks in next month's draft.

The Giants now have picks number 6 and 17 in the first round of the draft.

Beckham will also be teaming up with former LSU teammate and Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry. As CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported on CBS Sports HQ on Tuesday night, there should be plenty of issues that Odell has to deal with in terms of his contract.

Trade rumors linked Beckham to the Rams before he signed an extension with the Giants and Los Angeles acquired Brandin Cooks, which adds another layer to this showdown.

The embattled New York GM then got to defending the decision to ship Vernon and the popular Beckham out of town. He was awarded the team's Ed Block Courage Award near the end of a 2017 season in which he played through a painful thumb injury.

As great as that news was, it was topped by the blockbuster trade that followed. I never would have thought that was possible. "[Leaving NYC is] bittersweet, but it is what it is".

Beckham is slated to make respective salaries of $16.75 million, $14 million, $14.5 million, $13.75 million and $13.75 million the next five seasons.

That matchup was going to be intriguing regardless thanks to the aura around Baker Mayfield, Nick Chubb and what Cleveland has built with a young roster, but Rams-Browns could be one of the best games of 2019 with Beckham in the mix. He averaged 78 catches, 1,095 receiving yards and just shy of nine touchdowns per season over the course of his career with the Giants. Cleveland sent guard Kevin Zeitler to NY for edge rusher Olivier Vernon, who will now play on the opposite side of Pro Bowler Myles Garrett. He's gotta be excited about his new situation.

The immediate reaction from many was that the Browns fleeced the Giants. That's better than the Chargers, Bears and Colts (all at 16-to-1), as well as the Vikings and Eagles (both at 20-to-1). His lone sack sealed the Browns' win over the Denver Broncos in last season's memorable Week 15 primetime matchup. If the Giants were blown away with an offer, the move might have made more sense.


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