Browns acquire Odell Beckham Jr

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On Tuesday night, the New York Giants traded All-Pro wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.to the Cleveland Browns.

The speculation surrounding Beckham's future with the Giants leads all the way back to before he signed the record-breaking deal with the team.

Two years ago, this sort of trade would have been unimaginable - or would have been seen as a bad loss for Beckham.

Then on Sunday, ESPN's own Jordan Raanan reported that the Giants weren't actively looking to trade their star wideout. While it's nearly unfathomable to consider the idea of two star wide receivers being traded in one offseason, the chances of it happening may be heating up.

As for the Browns, this is a game-changing move.

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Beckham spent the first five seasons of his career with NY, who selected the wideout with 12th pick of the 2014 National Football League draft.

Beckham's tenure in NY was by turns productive and turbulent.

General manager Dave Gettleman received scathing comments from Twitter.

There have been talks about the New York Giants considering moving Beckham since earlier in the offseason, but nothing has come to fruition. He won the Offensive Rookie of the Year award in 2014 after a 1,305-yard, 12-touchdown debut season and made worldwide headlines that same year for his spectacular one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys on a nationally televised game. His three-year stretch to start the season were by far his best when he totaled 288 catches (457 targets), 4,122 yards, and 35 touchdowns. In 2017, he had appeared in just four games after suffering an ankle fracture that necessitated season-ending surgery.

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