The Cleveland Browns had high hopes for their 2019 season after acquiring Odell Beckham Jr. from the New York Giants in the offseason. The team underwhelmed with a 6-10 record, and finishing third in the AFC North standings.
The final season of Beckham Jr.’s tenure with the Giants featured an impressive average of 87.7 receiving yards per game and six touchdown grabs. Despite appearing in four fewer games, he achieved greater totals in 2018 compared to his first season with the Browns.
The output Beckham Jr. provided the Browns in his first season with the organization featured career-low averages in yards per game (64.7). That was large in part due to a mere 55.6% catch rate and a lesser rate of volume of targets than he has grown accustomed to receiving.
Heading into the 2020 season, Beckham Jr. will be looking to bounce back just like the Browns as a whole. If he can accomplish that, Cleveland should be primed to be more competitive with teams like the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC North.
With that being said, let’s take a look at three reasons why Odell Beckham Jr. is primed for a massive rebound season in 2020.