Jerry Jones continues recruiting Odell Beckham Jr. on Thanksgiving call

ARLINGTON — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he spoke with Odell Beckham Jr. on the phone on Thanksgiving Day as his team laid out the Giants, another OBJ suitor, 28-20.

“We had a good visit today,” Jones told local reporters. “Odell could help us. I believe that right now. Now we got to make it fit. That’s the challenge.”

Beckham did not attend Thursday’s game in person, but he intends to visit the Giants, Cowboys and Buffalo Bills in that order, according to CBS insider Josina Anderson. And he’s also having conversations with the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs.

Beckham’s Cowboys visit is scheduled for Dec. 5, according to FOX’s Jay Glazer, which means Beckham is likely to stop by the Giants’ facility sometime next week if his plans don’t change.

Bills pass rusher Von Miller, Beckham’s good friend, hurt his knee in Thursday’s win in Detroit. So it’s also something to monitor in the Beckham sweepstakes whether Miller’s initial diagnosis of a sprain is confirmed on Friday.

“Happy Thanksgiving,” Beckham tweeted with emojis during the Cowboys’ dominant win.

With the cap-strapped Giants losing three of their last four, the logical move by the team, Beckham or both could be to table their mutual interest in a reunion until 2023.

But stay tuned. With OBJ, anything is possible. And New York will always be home.


No. 5 overall pick Kayvon Thibodeaux was active Thursday. He had a game-high five QB hits on Dak Prescott, drew a holding penalty and generated pressure on 38.1% of his 21 pass rush snaps, per TruMedia.

“It was a day to show my growth and show how much work I’ve been putting in,” Thibodeaux said.

But Thibodeaux managed only one tackle and let Prescott escape on a sure sack at the start of the second …read more

Source:: The Denver Post

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