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29 minutes ago, Jello_Biafra said:

Because you're getting ahead of yourself. You're looking for them to run up scores when they haven't proven anything yet. They have the arsenal, but if I'm the Browns I just want to make it to .500

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According ESPN's Tony Grossi, Odell Beckham is expected to report for the start of the Browns' offseason program on Monday.

Beckham was reportedly taken aback by his trade to Cleveland, particularly after inking a five-year extension with the Giants last summer. Despite his initial disappointment, the star receiver is expected to report on time for OTAs. Most teams don't begin their offseason workouts until mid-April but the Browns are allowed to get an early start after hiring a new coach, Freddie Kitchen. Reunited with college teammate Jarvis Landry and playing with one of the league's top young quarterbacks in Baker Mayfield, it shouldn't take long for Beckham to warm up to Cleveland.

SOURCE: ESPN.com

Mar 27, 2019, 3:06 PM

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Was kind of hoping the consistent non-stories would stop now that OBJ was out of the Big Apple.  Guess not.

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does this kind of a story impact your dynasty value for him?

I had offered a heck of a trade for him, saw this article, and scrambled to revoke it so I could think it over. luckily it was oddly rejected

 

Is this an over blown story, or just another sign of a headcase diva? 

Just seems to be par for the course in general. OBJ will show up and probably be really good and still a headcase. I just dont see this ending well at all; hes a ticking time bomb IMO 

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37 minutes ago, Dr. Dan said:

does this kind of a story impact your dynasty value for him?

I had offered a heck of a trade for him, saw this article, and scrambled to revoke it so I could think it over. luckily it was oddly rejected

 

Is this an over blown story, or just another sign of a headcase diva? 

Just seems to be par for the course in general. OBJ will show up and probably be really good and still a headcase. I just dont see this ending well at all; hes a ticking time bomb IMO 

It's only a story if you make it a story for the hundreds of other guys not at voluntary practice 

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6 minutes ago, ghostguy123 said:

It's only a story if you make it a story for the hundreds of other guys not at voluntary practice 

Yes, I agree that the media makes too much of guys not at a voluntary practice in May. It's just when you think of a guy on a new team, he wants to win, he is unhappy to be there... at least at first, he shows up to day 1 then is a no show... That's a bit of smoke for a guy who is known to be an emotional guy. 

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14 minutes ago, Dr. Dan said:

Yes, I agree that the media makes too much of guys not at a voluntary practice in May. It's just when you think of a guy on a new team, he wants to win, he is unhappy to be there... at least at first, he shows up to day 1 then is a no show... That's a bit of smoke for a guy who is known to be an emotional guy. 

Smoke?

Yeesh.  I see no smoke

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28 minutes ago, ghostguy123 said:

Smoke?

Yeesh.  I see no smoke

eye of the beholder I guess. 

 

answers my question 

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27 minutes ago, Dr. Dan said:

 That's a bit of smoke for a guy who is known to be an emotional guy. 

You can see smoke or you can see an opportunity to buy when others see smoke.  I don't play dynasty but I'm in a 4 player keeper league with no restrictions on how long the players can be kept, so similar but obviously  different.  Anyway, over the last two year I traded for  OBJ and AB when others were wary of the "smoke".  One of my other keepers is Zeke and I'm not too concerned about the potential off field issues because these guys are so productive when they play.

Back to OBJ, I thought he showed growth/maturity last year off the field, hes only 25, and he averages over 16 PPG in 1/2 PPR for his career so I'll take that all day, off field "issues" be damned.

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35 minutes ago, Dr. Dan said:

Yes, I agree that the media makes too much of guys not at a voluntary practice in May. It's just when you think of a guy on a new team, he wants to win, he is unhappy to be there... at least at first, he shows up to day 1 then is a no show... That's a bit of smoke for a guy who is known to be an emotional guy. 

You are overblowing this. The media stirs this #### up, in the hopes that people actually believe it's a story. If it was Julio Jones we wouldn't hear a word. Beckham draws the media like flies. Hope he blows up this year and shuts everyone up.

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5 minutes ago, Jello_Biafra said:

You are overblowing this. The media stirs this #### up, in the hopes that people actually believe it's a story. If it was Julio Jones we wouldn't hear a word. Beckham draws the media like flies. Hope he blows up this year and shuts everyone up.

Fair enough, but if Julio was traded to a new team, was disappointed in being traded, and then skipped OTAs after going to the first one, I'd hope the media would cover it. If not then I'd completely agree with you. 

 

I feel like this is the fall back all of the OBJ owners use to justify his behavior, "if anyone else did it, it wouldnt be news." Except I have never seen a single example where someone did something identical to OBJ, and in the same context, and it wasnt a big deal in the media. 

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3 hours ago, Dr. Dan said:

 Except I have never seen a single example where someone did something identical to OBJ, and in the same context, and it wasnt a big deal in the media. 

Have you ever seen an example where it was?

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10 hours ago, ghostguy123 said:

Have you ever seen an example where it was?

that's a poor argument. I'm not the one saying "the media makes this a big deal. they wouldnt for Julio." Julios not a headcase who makes you scratch your head. However, to answer your question- yes, leveon bell is on a new team, skipping otas, and there are plenty of articles on it. the only difference is the coach isn't calling him out publicly 

I'm not trying to start an argument. I'm surprised by the lack of concern, but that's fine. DLF people seem to be looking at this from a different angle than SP posters, which is why I asked. it's interesting 

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3 hours ago, Dr. Dan said:

that's a poor argument. I'm not the one saying "the media makes this a big deal. they wouldnt for Julio." Julios not a headcase who makes you scratch your head. However, to answer your question- yes, leveon bell is on a new team, skipping otas, and there are plenty of articles on it. the only difference is the coach isn't calling him out publicly 

I'm not trying to start an argument. I'm surprised by the lack of concern, but that's fine. DLF people seem to be looking at this from a different angle than SP posters, which is why I asked. it's interesting 

I think you're going to see a trend of top paid veteran players sitting out OTAs. As they should. It's a terrible risk/reward scenario for them. 

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5 minutes ago, tombonneau said:

I think you're going to see a trend of top paid veteran players sitting out OTAs. As they should. It's a terrible risk/reward scenario for them. 

Is it? They've already signed their big deals, gotten their guaranteed money. I understand a highly paid vet not wanting to go, but at the same time I dont see how it would impact them financially if they got hurt- unless their contract has some injury clause. 

I'm a little confused why a skill position player would not show up to OTAs on a new team, especially when they want to win. 

Yes, OTAs are stupid, make them mandatory or dont do them at all. Every year we see these stories. I can see vets missing these, especially highly paid ones, but new players I'd want to show more desire to learn the offense and form a rhythm with their new qb. 

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3 hours ago, Dr. Dan said:

that's a poor argument. I'm not the one saying "the media makes this a big deal. they wouldnt for Julio." Julios not a headcase who makes you scratch your head. However, to answer your question- yes, leveon bell is on a new team, skipping otas, and there are plenty of articles on it. the only difference is the coach isn't calling him out publicly 

I'm not trying to start an argument. I'm surprised by the lack of concern, but that's fine. DLF people seem to be looking at this from a different angle than SP posters, which is why I asked. it's interesting 

I don't see this being discussed on DLF. Link? Curious to see what they're saying.

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On ‎3‎/‎20‎/‎2019 at 10:49 AM, Jed said:

He wants a new deal. :lmao:

You nailed it...…..

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Odell Beckham confirmed his participation in this week's minicamp.

OBJ has largely been a no-show this offseason, drawing the ire of head coach Freddie Kitchens. Luckily that will change Tuesday when he arrives for mandatory minicamp, where Beckham will look to build a rapport with Baker Mayfield. Drama comes with the territory with Beckham, but obviously the 25-year-old has the potential to be a huge fantasy asset when healthy and motivated.

SOURCE: Akron Beacon-Journal

Jun 2, 2019, 10:27 AM ET

 

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On 6/1/2019 at 11:07 AM, Dr. Dan said:

OTAs are stupid, make them mandatory or dont do them at all. Every year we see these stories. I can see vets missing these, especially highly paid ones, but new players I'd want to show more desire to learn the offense and form a rhythm with their new qb. 

Desire and form a rhythm with the QB?  In hopes of attaining what exactly?

Maybe you are focusing on the wrong thing.

OBJ brings this skill.

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This route by Odell is straight filthy

The Checkdown‏Verified account @thecheckdown

This route by Odell is straight filthy. @obj

9:51 AM - 30 May 2019

A Lifelong Football Theorist‏ @MrBennyBobo May 30

Filthier than a couch from a porn scene.

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That is a small taste of what OBJ brings to an NFL and fantasy team along with 'Kardashian-eske' drama.

If you focus in on and build up the drama making it more important than his rare football skills then you are missing the point.

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