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The Cleveland Browns cannot seem to get themselves away from drama this season, especially when it comes to Odell Beckham Jr. With rumors swirling that Beckham wants out of Cleveland, his best friend and teammate Jarvis Landry tried to end those rumors.
Beckham has reportedly told opponents to "come get" him before and after games, most of which reportedly occurred in October before the trade deadline. Frustrated with his role in the offense, Beckham is not satisfied in Cleveland and did not necessarily shoot down the rumors when asked.
However, Landry wanted to be more direct with the media, and that is what he was on Thursday, Instead of beating around the bush about his best friend, Landry was straight to the point and said Beckham does not want to go anywhere.
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Today's featured article looks at Landry's comments, as he and others in the Browns locker room attempt to push back the notion that Beckham wants out of Cleveland.
Cleveland Browns News
Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry said Thursday that teammate Odell Beckham Jr. wants to stay in Cleveland, despite reports and speculation that OBJ is looking for a way out.
"I think he wants to be here," Landry said. "I know he wants to be here."
Landry has been one of Cleveland's vocal leaders since arriving with the Browns, and it helps that he is Beckham's best friend. However, despite their relationship and Landry's comments, there still has to be some pause about if Beckham still wants to be in Cleveland.
Baker Mayfield has not been afraid to tell the media his opinions, but he did not speak into much detail about the Beckham rumors. Randy Gurzi looks at Mayfield's comments and if it helps answer the question about the Beckham wanting out question.
But Kitchens, who played Higgins for only one snap on an onside kick at the end of Sunday’s 27-19 victory over the Bengals, insisted the forgotten wideout isn’t in his doghouse.
"He should play some (in Arizona),'' Kitchens said. "There’s no problem with me and Hig.''
Rashard Higgins' role this season has been one of the biggest mysteries in 2019. He looked primed for a breakout season, but instead has been keeping the bench warm. Kitchens may not be saying Higgins is in his doghouse, but that must be the only answer why Higgins hasn't been on the field.
There are a lot of questions about if Freddie Kitchens can handle being a head coach, which leads to many believing he could be fired at the end of the season. If that is the case, Justice Sunderland lists five coaches who could be candidates if the Browns are once again looking for a head coach.