Englewood, CA – The future of the Los Angeles Rams Odell Beckham Jr. He suffered a left knee injury in a 3-minute non-playing game, 50 seconds left in the second quarter of Super Bowl LVI Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and hasn’t come back.
“We don’t know yet, we’ll wait to hear,” Beckham said. CBS Sports When asked about the extent of the injury after the win for Los Angeles 23-20.
Beckham was running towards the right side of the field on a crossing road, but it looked as if his left foot got stuck in the grass. He dropped a pass from the midfielder Matthew Stafford He caught his left leg as he fell on the grass.
Beckham took off his helmet on the ground and was quickly looked at by the sports coaches on the field before helping him. He was checked briefly in the medical tent on the sidelines of rams before heading to the locker room.
It was listed as questionable for a comeback at halftime. With less than five minutes remaining in the third quarter, Rams officially cut Beckham.
The Rams’ attack struggled after losing to Beckham, who twice conceded for 52 yards and scored the first touchdown of the game when he overcame Mike Hilton In the right corner of the end zone for a score of 17 yards. But Stafford ultimately engineered the winning campaign in the final quarter of Los Angeles’ victory.
“It was all part of the plan, so I’m happy to be here,” he told CBS Sports.
This was exactly the plan of the gods.
– Odell Beckham Jr. (obj) February 14, 2022
“That’s all I’ve ever dreamed of, you know. There was a moment I was in the back room and they told me I was done, I couldn’t play. And I had to go back in there and be a part of this because he’s so much bigger than me. And these boys made it happen.”
Veteran Rams Receiver Robert Woodswho has been out since November with a ruptured ACL, said he rested Beckham in the first half.
“Yeah, I did spend some time with him in the locker room before I went out after halftime, and I really carried him,” Woods said. “It’s tough. He’s dealt a lot, I’d say all his career…but just being able to hold him and say, ‘I’m right with you.’ I’ll be here every step of the way. Every day to rehab… He’s a competitor I know he’s He will come back stronger and I hope he comes back with us.”
According to ESPN Stats & Information Research, Stafford was 2 of 6 for 25 yards and an interception in the first half after Beckham was injured. He started 10 of 12 for 140 yards and two touchdowns, one for Beckham.
Beckham was signed by the Rams after being released by the Cleveland Browns mid-season. After a slow start to his career at the Rams, Beckham made a post-season run. In three NFC playoffs, he had 19 goals in 23 goals for 236 yards and touchdowns, by 31 yards. It was second only to cooper cup In receptions and squares.
Beckham tore left ACL in 2020 while with Brown. It’s set to become an unrestricted free agent next month.
ESPN staff writer Brady Henderson and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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