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, according to ESPN's Jordan Ranaan.The 25-year-old Beckham is heading into the final year of his contract, and he's certainly in line to become the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL. After Antonio Brown and Julio Jones, Beckham is by far the best and most productive wide receiver in the NFL.As Ranaan noted, Giants owner John Mara recently said the two sides would soon discuss a new contract. With New York drafting star running back Saquon Barkley second overall, the Giants could surely have one of the NFL best offenses for years to come. Hence Clayton Fejedelem Jersey
, extending Beckham becomes a much higher priority, if it wasn't before.Drafted 12th overall in 2014, Beckham reached 1,000 yards in each of his first three seasons. However, a gruesome ankle injury forced him to miss 12 games in 2017 John Timu Jersey
, and the Giants offense imploded and limped to a woeful 3-13 record.Eli Manning and co. simply couldn't get by without their top receiver, and Beckham's value to the team was put on display even more during his absence. A multi-year deal worth over $80 million is surely in the cards for Beckham, who has already proclaimed that he wants to be the highest-paid receiver. Beckham displays game-changing speed, slick hands and incredible athleticism, all valuable tools that make him one of the best pass-catchers the NFL has ever seen. If he stays healthy Kevin Zeitler Jersey
, the Giants will surely make a run for the postseason.NFL contracts continue to get bigger and bigger, especially for wide receivers and quarterbacks. Beckham's contract is expiring at the right time, as he'll cash in big and could very well set a record for the largest wide receiver deal ever.At this point, it only sounds like a matter of time until the Giants make him a very rich ma. Melky Cabrera has re-signed with the Cleveland Indians, who need outfield depth and protection while Lonnie Chisenhall and Bradley Zimmer are injured.
Cabrera signed a minor league deal Thursday and was assigned to Triple-A Columbus. He was with the club earlier this season before being designated for assignment last month.
Chisenhall was placed on the disabled list this week with a nagging calf injury Marshall Newhouse Jersey
, and there’s no timetable for his return. Zimmer has been sidelined at Columbus with a shoulder injury.
The 33-year-old Cabrera signed a minor league contract with the Indians in April. He batted .207 with five doubles and 11 RBIs in 17 games for Cleveland.
Cabrera has a .285 career batting average during 14 major league seasons.
The Indians, who lead the AL Central by 11 1/2 games over Detroit, open a 10-game homestand before the All-Star break on Friday against Oakland.
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