Former LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. suffers torn ACL, expected to miss rest of 2020 season

Former LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. suffers torn ACL, expected to miss rest of 2020 season
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) is helped off the field in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) (Source: Michael Conroy)

CINCINNATI (WAFB) - Former LSU and current Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. left Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a knee injury.

The Cleveland Browns announced Monday morning, that their star wide receiver has torn his ACL and is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing an MRI to confirm the tear.

CBS Sports reported Beckham Jr. was injured while trying to tackle Darius Phillips after an interception in the first quarter.

Beckham has 23 catches for 319 yards and three touchdowns this season.

He missed a total of 27 games during the first six seasons of his career.

The Browns rallied to beat former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and the Bengals, 37-34. Burrow was 35-of-47 for 406 yards and three touchdowns in the losing effort. He threw one interception but also ran in a touchdown. He is the first rookie in NFL history to record three passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown while also throwing for more than 350 yards in a game.

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