EAST RUTERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Giants have exercised the fifth-yr choice on Odell Beckham Jr.’s contract. Might you think about the response in the event that they hadn’t?
The Giants on Monday locked up the star broad receiver for the 2018 season, reported Kimberly Jones of WFAN and NFL Community. Beckham, the twelfth general decide within the 2014 draft, is predicted to earn about $eight million that yr.
Whereas the transfer appeared like a no brainer, common supervisor Jerry Reese had been noncommital when requested final week if he’d been choosing up the choice.
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“We’re going to talk about that when the time will get nearer,” he stated. “We’ll hold all of our choices open with respect to that.”
The deadline for groups to train the choices on their 2014 first-rounders is Might three.
Beckham, 24, has introduced loads of drama and a few complications to the Giants, however he is likely one of the prime vast receivers within the recreation.
Final season, he caught one hundred and one passes for 1,367 yards with 10 touchdowns. Via his first three seasons, he has 288 receptions for four,122 yards and 35 touchdowns. Beckham has been chosen to the Professional Bowl every of these years.