Odell Beckham Jr. plans to visit Cowboys, Giants after Thanksgiving, per report

The New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys are set to square off on Thanksgiving Day in a key NFC East showdown, but after that they will be doing so again, off the field, as each is set to meet with star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., according to NFL Media.

According to the report, these are the only known visits scheduled for Beckham, but it’s entirely possible he could take further visits before signing with a team.

Beckham, 30, did pay a visit to the Giants’ facility early last month to check on former teammate Sterling Shepard after Shepard’s ACL tear, but did not meet with anyone in management. This time around, the visit is planned, and what seemed like an improbable reunion with the franchise that selected him 12th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft is now a possibility.

OBJ is in the final stages of recovery from knee surgery after re-tearing his left ACL in the Rams’ Super Bowl LVI victory in February. He looks to be in great shape and seems ready to give a contending team a shot in the arm for the stretch run just as he did for Los Angeles last season when he was seemingly on his way to winning MVP in the Super Bowl before going down with the injury. 

The Cowboys have made it clear they are interested in the wide receiver. Owner Jerry Jones loves collecting stars to wear the “star” on their helmet.

“He made the greatest catch I’ve seen, other than the one Dez (Bryant) made for the touchdown against Green Bay,” Jones said to 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, via Sports Illustrated last last month. “Bottom line is, Odell is a player that I admire a lot.”

Jones confirmed the report that Beckham and the Cowboys are planning to meet soon. 

“That’s my understanding, too,” Jones said on 103.5 The Fan on Sunday, via The Athletic

Playing for the Cowboys is always tempting, but to be given the chance to write a new ending to his career in New York has got to be tempting for Beckham, especially to play with good friend, Saquon Barkley, again. 

Barkley was at Beckham’s 30th birthday earlier this month. The Giants star running back has a different way to lure his former teammate. 

“I saw Micah (Parsons) tweet something at him. … Why wouldn’t you want him on your team,” Barkley said with a smile, via SNY TV. “There’s not really a sales pitch here. It’s New York. It’s the Giants. … I don’t have to tweet at him. He knows how I feel. He knows how we feel in this locker room.”

This should be a very interesting week for these NFC East rivals on and off the field.

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