Odell Beckham could be returning punts for the Rams on Monday night, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Though Beckham returned just one punt in over two years with the Browns, the Rams could use him as their “safe” punt returner deep in their own territory, per Schefter, a role they’ve used Cooper Kupp in at times this year. He could be included in another package by the Rams.
After Robert Woods’ torn ACL, Beckham already has a lot of work ahead of him. Beckham will be the Rams’ No. 1 receiver after Woods was injured on Friday. 2. Receiver.
Schefter says that the team still considers Beckham a punt returning player since signing him.
Beckham returned punts for the Giants in earlier years of his career. He averaged 13 yards per return in 2015. However, he has never scored touchdowns.
After a long breakup with Browns, the embattled receiver signed for the Rams this week. Beckham’s camp appeared to blame Baker Mayfield for his lack of production with the Browns. This led to Beckham being released and an offer of a contract with the Rams.
Schefter stated that Beckham’s interest was all over the Packers Chiefs Saints Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Packers and Seahawks. But the Rams came out on top because they met his requirements and offered Beckham the opportunity to move to Los Angeles.