The Cleveland Browns and John Dorsey shocked the NFL after announced they completed a trade for Odell Beckham Jr. It was a trade considered impossible, but it appears that Dorsey offered a deal that was too good to pass up for the New York Giants.

Fox8 reports the Cleveland Browns traded a first-round and a third-round pick for Odell Beckham Jr. The Browns are also sending safety Jabril Peppers to the New York Giants. Social media was buzzing last week, speculating that the Browns were working on a trade for Odell Beckham Jr. The rumors were squashed when it appeared the Browns were just going to trade for Olivier Vernon from the Giants.

OBJ deal surprised many within the Cleveland community

This deal dwarfs that prior announcement. Cleveland is getting a star receiver, who recorded 77 receptions for 1,052 yards and scored six touchdowns in only 12 games last season. In five seasons, OBJ has recorded 390 receptions for 5,476 yards. New York originally claimed they did not sign OBJ to a long-term deal in order to trade him. However, it was rumored that the front office and head coach Pat Shurmur were divided over holding on to Beckham.

Odell Beckham Jr. is owed $16.75 million this season. The Browns could attempt to restructure the deal to save cap space. Beckham is now rejoined with former LSU teammate Jarvis Landry. Beckham also gives Baker Mayfield an elite weapon. OBJ could turn the Browns, who ended 2018 7-8-1, into championship contenders.

OBJ's trade comes just days after Antonio Brown trade

OBJ's trade is the second biggest involving a star receiver in four days, as the Pittsburgh Steelers have shipped off Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders.

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NFL.com says that while OBJ has serious talent, he can sometimes be difficult to manage. He also had an injury-plagued season last year. He was once the highest-paid receiver in the league with a five-year, $90 million contract extension. [VIDEO]He played five seasons in New York, making the Pro Bowl in his first three. He was the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2014.

Odell Beckham Jr. ranks third in targets per game, fourth in receptions per game, third in receiving yards per game and third in receiving touchdowns.

Baker Mayfield and OBJ are strong enough to challenge the Kansas City Chief's Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams and Texans' DeShaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins. Cleveland's strong offensive line has made them a new frontrunner in the AFC North. Time will tell whether the Cleveland Browns will benefit from this trade or whether it will cost them in the long run.

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