Cleveland Browns Wide receiver Odel Beckham Jr. is expected to miss the rest of the 2020 season after retaining a torn ligament in his left knee during the loss against Sunday. Cincinnati Bengals, The team announced.
Beckham was diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament after undergoing an MRI on Monday – an injury that will set him aside for the rest of the season.
“This is a huge loss,” coach Kevin Stephensky said Monday. “He’s a big part of what we do. So now we have to get confused, find some other ways and find some other people and add them to that role.”
ESPN It was first announced that Beckham would miss out this season.
Three times Pro Bowler Bengals tried to tackle cornerback Darius Phillips Baker Mayfield When he went down in the first quarter he landed badly on the left leg.
He helped from the field and would not return. The team said Monday that he would be placed on the injured reserve list, but would not say anything about when his surgery will be.
Beckham played in his first season in Cleveland with a major muscle injury that required an off-season surgery. 319 yards in seven games this year and a total of 23 passes for three touchdowns.
When they look to make the playoffs for the first time in almost 20 years, this injury gives the young receiver a great start with Brown.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.