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Report: Odell Beckham Jr. Clears Waivers, Becomes Free Agent for First Time in Career

Odell Beckham Jr. has cleared waivers and is now a free agent, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo. The news was also confirmed by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Beckham is would have been owed $7.25 million if he were picked up by a team, but will now have the chance to choose his next stop. On Monday, ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio reported that Beckham preferred Seattle as a destination. 

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Beckham also reportedly wants to go to a playoff contender and be in a winning environment, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Although Seattle sits at just 3–5 and is third in the NFC West, they'll be getting back star quarterback Russell Wilson from a finger injury this week. Wilson missed a month of action with the injury. 

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Beckham played the first five years of his career with the Giants before being traded to the Browns in 2019. He has never been a free agent in his entire career. 

Beckham has 17 catches for 232 yards and no touchdowns in his six games played this season. 

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