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Get you a wide receiver who can do both.
On Tuesday, Cleveland Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. set the social media world abuzz when he showed off his arm on Instagram. OBJ, who we already knew could toss the rock — he threw two touchdown passes for the New York Giants in 2018 and went 1-of-2 passing for the Browns in 2019, completing a 20-yard pass to his former LSU teammate Jarvis Landry — launched the ball across the full length of a tennis court and into a basketball hoop:
Just call ’em Trickshot Odell 🎯🏈🤯
(via @obj) pic.twitter.com/MSSOLe4SuD
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 15, 2020
Although this video doesn’t really tell us anything new other than that OBJ has access to an outdoor court while social distancing, it is a good reminder of what the Browns have at their disposal in the multifaceted receiver.
Watch the throne, Baker Mayfield. Kidding … mostly.