When the Ravens signed wide receiver Odell Beckham to a one-year, $15 million contract this offseason, the idea was that he would have a big impact on their offense. It didn’t work out that way.
Beckham has just 14 catches for 162 yards and no touchdowns this season, and after missing the entire 2022 season with a knee injury, he admits he would like to be more productive.
“I didn’t come here with the expectation that I was going to go for 2,000 yards,” Beckham said, via Jamison Hensley of ESPN. “We’re trying to win a Super Bowl, and that’s what it is. Just walking the fine line of being grateful to be back on the field but I’m definitely not satisfied with where I am In terms of what’s going on.”
Beckham is clearly not the Ravens’ No. 1 receiver — rookie Zay Flowers has taken on that role since day one and hasn’t looked back — but at this point Beckham can’t even be considered the No. 2 receiver: Ravens wide receiver Nelson Agholor, who signed a contract On a one-year, $3.25 million deal this season, he has three more catches, 60 more receiving yards and two more touchdowns than Beckham despite having four fewer passes thrown his way so far this season.
However, Beckham says he’ll be happy as long as the Ravens win.
“It’s just about finding ways to win at this point,” Beckham said. “Honestly, I’m trying to get rings on your finger. That’s a lot of fun, I can tell you that much. So that’s the goal.”
Beckham earned one Super Bowl ring with the Rams — the game in which he suffered a knee injury that cost him the 2022 season — and he’s aiming for another, even if that comes in a Baltimore offense where he’s just a role player.
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