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Odell Beckham Jr.'s best games: Rewatch five of the WR's greatest performances on NFL+

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As Odell Beckham Jr. heads down south to Miami, the dynamic receiver has showcased his skills in every team he's been on throughout 10 NFL seasons.

Living up to the hype when he was drafted No. 12 overall by the New York Giants, Beckham has filled his resume with a Super Bowl, three Pro Bowls and winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year award in 2014.

After suffering a torn ACL in Super Bowl LVI, Beckham sat out for the 2022 season. However, Beckham returned to action in 2023 after signing a one-year deal with Baltimore. where he ranked eighth in the NFL with 16.1 yards per reception.

With Beckham joining arguably the fastest WR room in the NFL filled by Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle for 2024, NFL+ revisits Beckham's top five career outings before he takes a snap in a Dolphins uniform.

1) Beckham makes one of the best catches in NFL history

  • GAME: 2014 NFL regular season Week 12 vs. Cowboys, Nov. 23, 2014
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After sitting out the first four games of his rookie season due to a hamstring injury, Beckham burst into the NFL scene in his seventh game. Following a few 100-yard performances and showing his potential during the 2014 season, the Giants rookie WR took center stage on Sunday Night Football against the Cowboys. Beckham broke the internet with a absurd play -- a ridiculous one-handed catch in front of the entire MetLife Stadium crowd. It was a grab that had NBC's Cris Collinsworth in awe by stating: "That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen in my life." Beckham finished the game with his first double-digit reception game (10), 146 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Despite the loss to the Cowboys, a star was born in New York after Beckham's viral moment.

2) No. 13 sets career-high in receiving yards

  • GAME: 2016 NFL regular season Week 6 vs. Ravens, Oct. 16, 2016
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Just based on the numbers, we go back to 2016 when Beckham posted a career-high 222 receiving yards against Baltimore. However, it wasn't how Beckham and the Giants would have liked to have started the game. On New York's first possession of the game, Eli Manning tossed a quick pass to Beckham, but Ravens safety Eric Weddle knocked the ball out to force a fumble for the turnover. Things turned around for Beckham in the second half. He got in a rhythm by catching a few short passes. With 2:22 left in the third quarter, Beckham shook off defensive back Will Davis with a spin, and he was off to the races for a 75-yard touchdown. While running down the sideline, Beckham gave a quick peace sign to Weddle. Trailing, 23-20, with 1:36 on a fourth-and-1, Manning called on No. 13 for a quick slant, and he took it to the house for a 66-yard TD. Beckham demonstrated his speed and playmaking ability in this game lifting the Giants to a 27-23 victory.

3) Beckham showcases his all-around talent in Carolina

  • GAME: 2018 NFL regular season Week 5 vs. Panthers, Oct. 7, 2018
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Throughout his career, Beckham has demonstrated his skills from making difficult catches to his celebrating skills to tossing the ball. Entering this Sunday afternoon in Carolina, Beckham had only attempted one pass in his NFL career that went incomplete. After muffing a punt in the second quarter, Beckham made up for his mistake. Eli Manning tossed a quick pass to Beckham, who then stepped back behind the line of scrimmage to find a wide-open Saquon Barkley for a 57-yard touchdown pass. It was Beckham's first TD pass in the NFL. Beckham's other score came with 8:16 left in the fourth quarter, Manning heaved a deep pass down the middle of the field and Beckham in between two defenders to cut Carolina's lead to three. Unfortunately, New York was not able to maintain its lead in this game, but their two stars Beckham and Barkley came out to play.

4) Beckham's memorable playoff performance en route to Super Bowl

Beckham's 2021 campaign was a tough one for the veteran wideout. His season started with the Cleveland Browns, but he was released in November. Beckham, however, found a new home with the Los Angeles Rams. Beckham became a reliable target for Matthew Stafford. The duo's chemistry was highlighted in the playoffs and the NFC Championship Game against San Francisco. Even though Beckham may have not scored, he impacted the game as a safety blanket for Stafford in crucial moments. With the game tied, 17-17, Beckham came in clutch in the Rams' final drive when he caught a six-yard catch. It opened up the game for Cooper Kupp on the next play for a 25-yard gain, which led to Matt Gay's field goal for a 20-17 lead, and Aaron Donald's defense that forced a Jimmy Garoppolo interception to seal the win. With Beckham's contributions, L.A. ended a six-game losing streak to the 49ers en route to a trip to Super Bowl LVI that ended in blue and gold confetti falling from SoFi Stadium.

5) Vintage Beckham performance on Thursday Night Football

  • GAME: 2023 NFL regular season Week 11 vs. Bengals, Nov. 16, 2023
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In Week 11 against the Bengals under the bright lights, Beckham had his highest-receiving yard game as a Raven and his best regular season game since Week 6 of the 2019 season. Even though it was a defensive performance that held the Bengals to only 20 points, Lamar Jackson relied on Beckham most of the night on key downs. Despite only having four catches for 116 yards, Beckham was Jackson's No. 1 target for the prime-time game. The victory led to Baltimore going on a six-game winning streak and securing the AFC No. 1 seed for the playoffs. Beckham's one-year stop in Baltimore led to him having his best receiving yard total since 2019. His 2023 season was a reminder that he could be a crucial piece to a playoff contender.

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