Though it was rumored Beckham was on the block, the deal is still somewhat of a shock given that the Giants signed Beckham to a five-year, $95 million contract extension in August with $65 million in guarantees.
This catch against the Dallas Cowboys in his rookie year established Beckham as one of the best young receivers in football. His arrival caps a two-year offensive rebuilding project for the Browns, who drafted Mayfield and traded for Landry after not winning a game in 2017. The trade of Beckham was first reported by NFL.com, while New York's compensation was first reported by ESPN. While it's nearly unfathomable to consider the idea of two star wide receivers being traded in one offseason, the chances of it happening may be heating up.
Though multiple reports state that the deal is done, it can not become official until Wednesday when the new league year begins.
With apologies to Antonio Brown and the Oakland Raiders, the Browns have just pulled off the year's biggest trade.
As for the Browns, this is a game-changing move.
Beckham trade rumors were all the rage to start the offseason, with the New England Patriots being identified as a potential landing spot for the three-time Pro Bowl selection.
At the time, the notion was panned, especially by fans who did not appreciate the thought of Beckham being sent out of town, and they let Glazer know it - so much so that he felt the need to return fire.
Clearly, even with Beckham and budding star Saquon Barkley leading the way, the Giants still struggled this past season. For his career, he has 390 receptions, 5,776 yards and 44 touchdowns.