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Ravens Sign Beckham To One-Year Deal With $15 Million Guaranteed
Odell Beckham Jr. has found a new team. The veteran receiver announced via social media on Sunday that he’s signing with the Ravens.

According to a report from NFL Network, Beckham agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $18 million. ESPN's Adam Schefter adds the deal includes $15 million in guaranteed money.

As notes, Beckham had reportedly been slated to visit the Jets on Monday. But the Ravens apparently stepped up to get a deal done before that meeting began.

By heading to Baltimore, Beckham will be back in the AFC North. He previously played for the Browns from 2019-2021.

The 30-year-old Beckham hasn’t played since tearing his ACL while playing for the Rams in the Super Bowl 14 months ago.

Beckham was one of the best wide receivers in football for his first three NFL seasons, with the Giants. A first-round pick in 2014, Beckham has appeared in 86 games with 91 starts. He’s caught 531 passes for 7,367 yards with 56 touchdowns.

But injuries have caused him to miss significant playing time in recent years, and even when healthy he hasn’t been as productive as he was early in his career.

Of course, the elephant in the room here is the uncertain future of Lamar Jackson.

The quarterback received the non-exclusive franchise tag from Baltimore, but has made it clear he wants to be traded.

With or without Jackson, the Ravens could use some serious help at wide receiver.

Tight end Mark Andrews was Baltimore’s leading receiver last season with 847 yards. No wide receiver broke 500 receiving yards. The Ravens’ leading receiver, Demarcus Robinson (458 yards), is moving on as a free agent.
The Ravens have interesting prospects in Rashod Bateman and Devin Duvernay.

However, neither have been able to break out as a true WR1 and Bateman is coming off foot surgery following a season-ending injury last November.

So there is opportunity here.

Whether Beckham is capable of answering the call as a high-end threat -- and whether he'll have a quarterback capable of maximizing whatever potential he brings, remain to be seen.