Odell Beckham Jr. may have narrowly avoided a serious leg injury
when he took a low hit during Monday’s preseason game against the
The play came early in the second period on a deep out-route. As
Beckham caught the ball near the sideline, Briean
Boddy-Calhoun of the Browns came in low and delivered a blow with
his shoulder pads to Beckham’s knee.
Beckham’s knee appeared to collapse and he was slow to get up and
went back down after starting to walk off the field. However, he
did eventually limp off the field under his own power.
According to ESPN, Beckham suffered a sprained ankle and will
undergo further evaluation. He was also evaluated for a
concussion and passed.
Replays showed just close Beckham came to suffering something far
more serious than a sprained ankle.
When Beckham tried to walk back to the locker room, he collapsed
in the hallway and was down for several seconds before medical
He did eventually get back up and limp to the locker room.