• Odell Beckham Jr (WR) #13

    Odell Beckham Jr
    ADP:Round: 1, Pick: 6
    Team:NY Giants
    Ht / Wt:5'11" / 198 lb.
    College:LSU
    Age:24
    Born:November 5, 1992
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 1 (12)
    Draft Team:NYG

    Injury Status - Week 17

    Not on injury report

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    News

    Giants In No Rush To Give Odell Beckham Jr. A Contract Extension

    Friday, December 29, 6:59 PM

    The New York Giants aren't in a rush to give wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (ankle) a long-term contract extension after he suffered a serious ankle injury that required surgery in 2017. Owner John Mara said the timing of a lucrative long-term deal for OBJ is now up "for discussion." New general manager Dave Gettleman wants to meet and talk with Beckham before the team makes a decision on how to proceed with the star receiver. "I still want him to be a part of this team in the future, but I think I have to sit with Dave and the new head coach and figure out exactly what is going to happen there," Mara said. "But let's face it, players with his ability don't come around very often. So yes, I want him to be a part of this team's future. As to when we actually do the contract, I think that's for discussion." Beckham is due $8.4 million on his fifth-year option in 2018, so the Giants have time. The franchise tag is also an option in 2018, 2019 and 2020, although the cost would increase each year. Beckham, who is one of the best talents in the NFL, has made it clear he wants to become the highest paid player in the league and will be looking for a deal worth $100 million of at least five years. Despite Beckham's devastating injury this year, he'll be back in play as a first-round fantasy pick in 2018.

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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    January 22, 2018

    Odell Beckham Jr's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Beckham Jr's current ADP is 1.06, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 6th pick of the 1st round, and 6th selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    101 1,367 10 1 9 0

    Recent drafts with Odell Beckham Jr:

    Draft #DateFormatBeckham Jr's Draft Pick
    4614855 1/22/2018 Standard 7th
    4614823 1/22/2018 Standard 7th
    4614817 1/22/2018 Standard 7th
    4614783 1/22/2018 Standard 6th
    4614757 1/22/2018 Standard 7th
    4614752 1/22/2018 Standard 6th
    4614751 1/22/2018 Standard 6th
    4614692 1/22/2018 Standard 6th
    4614650 1/22/2018 Standard 5th
    4614635 1/22/2018 Standard 6th

    Players drafted after Odell Beckham Jr:

    Julio Jones WR ATL 1.08
    Melvin Gordon RB LAC 1.10
    DeAndre Hopkins WR HOU 1.10
    Alvin Kamara RB NO 1.12
    LeSean McCoy RB BUF 1.12
    Kareem Hunt RB KC 1.12
    Mike Evans WR TB 2.01
    A.J. Green WR CIN 2.03
    Dalvin Cook RB MIN 2.03
    Michael Thomas WR NO 2.05
    Mark Ingram RB NO 2.05
    Rob Gronkowski TE NE 2.05
    Jordan Howard RB CHI 2.06
    Devonta Freeman RB ATL 2.07
    Leonard Fournette RB JAX 2.07
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    Odell Beckham Jr Biography

    Odell Beckham Jr. is an NFL wide receiver for the New York Giants and is widely considered one of the league's best receivers. In November 2016, he became the fastest player to 3,500 career yards in just 36 games at the age of 24.

    Childhood and high school

    A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Beckham attended Isidore Newman High School in New Orleans—the same high school of NFL quarterback greats Peyton and Eli Manning. Through his senior year, Beckham lettered in basketball and track, as well as football. He played multiple positions on both sides of the ball on the gridiron. Beckham's father was a football player and his mother ran track, and at age 4, he proclaimed he would one day be an NFL player.

    College

    Beckham signed to play at Louisiana State University as a high school senior in 2011. He played in 40 games over three years for the Tigers, amassing 2,340 receiving yards and 12 receiving touchdowns and was also an effective kick and punt returner. He was part of a BCS runner-up, 13-win team as a freshman and 10-win teams as both a sophomore and junior under head coach Les Miles.

    As a freshman, Beckham caught 41 passes for 475 yards and two touchdowns. In the BCS National Championship against Alabama, which the Tigers lost 21-0, Beckham was LSU's leading receiver. He had five receptions for 38 yards.

    In his sophomore season, Beckham increased his production to 43 receptions for 713 yards, again with two touchdowns. He had at least two receptions in each games in 2012 and the Tigers lost by a point in the Chick-fil-A Bowl to Clemson.

    Beckham had 59 receptions for 1,152 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior in 2013. He had five games with more than 100 receiving yards and three games with multiple touchdowns. He caught a pair of passes for 35 yards in a 21-14 win against Iowa in the Outback Bowl. The year resulted in Beckham being named to the All-SEC First Team and receiving the Paul Hornung award, given to college football's most versatile player.

    Odell Beckham Jr.'s college highlights

    NFL Draft

    The New York Giants selected Beckham with the 12th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. In the NFL combine, he recorded a 4.43 second 40 time and had a vertical of 38.5 inches. The small amount of skepticism there was concerning Bekcham's NFL potential revolved around his height (5-foot-11) and strength. He signed a base contract of $420,000 with a $1.47 million signing bonus. His current salary is for $10.4 million over four years.

    Up to this point, Beckham has been, by many metrics, the most impactful NFL player from the 2014 draft.

    2015 NFL Season

    In his second NFL season, Beckham was just impressive as he was as the NFL's rookie of the year in 2014.  In 15 games, he had 96 receptions (ninth in the NFL), 1,450 receiving yards (fifth) and 13 touchdowns (t-fourth). He had eight games with at least 100 receiving yards and had a season-high 166 yards on Dec. 14 against Miami.

    The six-win Giants and quarterback Eli Manning were as reliant on Beckham as any team and quarterback were of its star receiver, as he led the team in receiving yards in 10 of 16 games.

    Beckham earned a spot in the 2016 Pro Bowl.

    2016 NFL Season 

    With two excellent seasons under his belt, Beckham had inserted himself in the conversation of best receiver in the NFL. His numbers, however, were expected to be tempered in 2016 by New York's selection of reciever Sterling Shepard in the 2016 NFL Draft and the return to health of receiver Victor Cruz.

    Despite those additions, Beckham still proved he could take over games, with five 100-yard games (including one 222-yard game) and a total of 1,367 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. 

    His 11-win Giants gave him his first playoff appearance, where he had four receptions for 28 yards in a loss at Green Bay. Once again, Beckham was selected to the Pro Bowl.

    Beckham's 222-yard game against Baltimore

    Personal Life

    Rumors have circulated about Beckham's relationships with celebrities Khloe Kardashian and Demi Lovato. One of his best friends is David Alaba of professional soccer's Bayern Munich. Beckham is known for being extremely emotional on the field and involved in buzz-worthy social circles off of it. His Twitter handle is @OBJ_3 and he tweets often to and about other NFL players.

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