Former New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. wants to put talking about his old team behind him.
On Monday, an interview between Odell Beckham Jr. and Mark Anthony Green of GQ was released. Within the discussion, Beckham stated how he felt “disrespected” by the trade that sent him from the New York Giants to the Cleveland Browns in March.
Of course, the interview and the comments made by OBJ made headlines and caused much conversation around the NFL regarding it. However, on Tuesday at his youth football camp, Beckham said he ultimately wants to be done talking about his old team.
“The only time I talk about it is when I get asked about it,” Beckham said, per Jake Trotter of ESPN. “It’s like a double-edged sword. I don’t want to talk about it. But if I get asked about it, I feel like I have to answer the question.
“I’m ready to put it all behind me. I think everybody has moved on. I’ve moved on. They’ve moved on. It’s just time. This is where I’m at. I’m a Cleveland Brown now. This is my team.”
Weird that Beckham would discuss his old organization in a high-profile interview on Monday and then say he wants to stop talking about them on Tuesday. Nonetheless, I’m sure fans of both organizations wish Beckham would just focus on football from this point on.
Both the Giants and Browns open up training camp this week. The Giants, specifically, had rookies report on Monday with veterans reporting on Wednesday.