Report: Odell Beckham Jr. hopeful to sign with contender by end of month

The Bills are among the list of potential contenders to land the veteran wide receiver

(Audacy Sports/WGR 550) - Odell Beckham Jr. could be ready to join a new team by the end of the month, according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.

The 30-year-old wide receiver, who is recovering from a torn ACL he sustained in Super Bowl LVI, is expected to make his decision soon, with the Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers among the potential contenders that could sign him.

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Per Schefter, Beckham Jr. would prefer to play for a contender and is seeking a prorated deal similar to the deals signed by last year’s wide receiver free agents such as Chris Godwin and Mike Williams, whose salaries average $20 million per-year.

That would put Beckham Jr. at about $5 million if he plays the final quarter of the season.

Beckham Jr. is also believed to be seeking a multi-year deal with the team he signs with, which would add flexibility in structuring a contract.

Last season, the Los Angeles Rams traded for Beckham Jr., who provided them the receiving depth that helped propel them on a Super Bowl-winning run.

Teams interested in Beckham Jr. hope he can have a similar impact, although just how effective he will be following surgery on his knee remains to be seen.

Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who performed the surgery, is nearly ready to clear Beckham Jr. for all football activities, per Schefter.

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