What I’m Listening to: United states of america Now Sports’ Mike Jones confirms that Antonio Brown has officially requested the Pittsburgh Steelers to trade him. Now what?
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All signals place to the New York Giants transferring on from Eli Manning. The 38-year-outdated quarterback’s drop has the Giants all-but-certain to just take a quarterback with the No. 6 pick in the draft to go along with Odell Beckham and Saquon Barkley.
That would be the circumstance if Beckham is continue to all-around.
NFL insider Jay Glazer wrote — mainly out of nowhere Wednesday — in a mailbag for The Athletic that an offseason trade of Odell Beckham would be his daring prediction. “I consider that’s daring plenty of,” he wrote.
The prediction might have caught Beckham’s consideration since the Pro Bowl receiver took to Twitter with a curious tweet of two emojis.
Before we allow a “daring” prediction from Glazer mail the Giants’ offseason drama into overdrive, let us bear in mind that New York gave Beckham a five-year, $90 million deal in 2018.
While each individual other team would have a lot of incentive to make a operate at Beckham, it would make no perception for the Giants from a football and monetary standpoint.
The Giants would be taking in $16 million to get rid of an elite talent at receiver when conserving $5 million against the cap.
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On the flip facet, a team that traded for Beckham would get him on a five-year, $72.75 million deal — only all-around $8 million of that would be certain. The Giants would be primarily marketing Beckham off to a competitor at a T.Y. Hilton price. It’s a very similar circumstance that the Steelers would experience in an Antonio Brown trade.
New York would have minimal rationale to go by means of with that type of deal.
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