If the NFL had a humorousness, Odell Beckham Jr. would toss a coin earlier than the Thanksgiving recreation between her two primary suitors.
Beckham indicators with the Cowboys if heads and the Giants if tails. The eye-seeking Beckham will surely adore it, and it appears becoming as a result of Beckham’s highschool head coach lately slammed recruiting into the huge receiver’s providers as a free agent as a “coin recreation” between the 2 NFC East rivals, throughout a dialog with Ian O’Connor of The Submit.
Sadly, Beckham’s determination will not be made till after Thanksgiving, when he’ll tour the Cowboys’ facility, in accordance with proprietor Jerry Jones, and is anticipated to go to the Giants’ new administration. Wednesday served because the eight-year anniversary of Beckham’s one-handed catch for the Giants in a primetime loss to the Cowboys that elevated the promising rookie from NFL participant to soccer phenomenon and Hollywood superstar.
“Hopefully issues are going nice within the recruiting course of,” stated Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. “He is aware of how a lot I need him right here.”
If Beckham is searching for the most important contract and safety upon coming back from his second ACL restore, the Cowboys have extra wage cap flexibility.
If he is searching for the perfect probability of going deep within the playoffs, the Cowboys and Giants have an identical 7-3 information, however Dallas has received 10 of its final 11 video games and is a 10-point favourite coming into Thanksgiving, so a defeat to the Giants would go a good distance towards proving legitimacy.
If he is trying to really feel extra love, the Cowboys – from Jones to stars Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Micah Parsons – are virtually stumbling of their haste to make OBJ really feel needed.
“It is your play, OBJ,” the Cowboys posted on their official Twitter account.
The Giants took a a lot quieter strategy, with head coach Brian Daboll passing up a number of alternatives to remark particularly on Beckham. Common supervisor Joe Schoen admitted to speaking to Beckham’s representatives checking on his well being. Solely Saquon Barkley, who together with Sterling Shepard attended Beckham’s thirtieth party in Los Angeles this month, has made something resembling a public recruiting proposal, although the shut friendship between the three permits for personal influences.
With Shepard and Wan’Dale Robinson out for the season, the Giants are extra determined than the Cowboys for assist.
“That is one thing Joe and I’ll speak about,” Daboll stated of including receivers. “Like all spots, this will likely be one other dialogue we can have. And we’ll see the place this goes.”