Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. takes a shot at Jets DC Gregg Williams
In the days leading up to the Monday night matchup between the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets, much of the chatter was surrounding the dialogue between defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
All of this was put to bed as Beckham Jr. responded in a major way with his play on the field as he was a huge factor in leading the Browns past the Jets 23-3. Following the game, he took a subtle jab back at Williams, according to Mark Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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After the game, when asked in his podium press conference about Williams, Beckham said “who?”
This comes directly in response to Williams stating “Odell who?” jokingly to reporters in the days leading up to game. He had also stated that he didn’t believe that Beckham Jr. was one of the top players at his position in the league.
The All-Pro wideout certainly put that on display on Monday night as he hauled in six catches on 10 targets for 161 receiving yards and a touchdown. This also included an 89-yard touchdown reception that titled the game completely in the Browns’ favor in the second half.
It was a breakout performance from Beckham Jr. that continues to show his big-play ability that could see him be a huge factor in their offensive game plan moving forward The Browns have a significant challenge ahead of them in Week 3 facing the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night.