Rumors of Odell Beckham Jr .: Patriots locker room discussed free agent’s release, by Kendrick Bourne


FOXBOROUGH – As Odell Beckham Jr. rumors continue to slowly burn through the NFL, some of the smoke has spread through the Patriots’ locker room.

“Of course everyone is talking about Odell,” said Kendrick Bourne. “If that’s what (the Patriots) want to do, and that’s the plan, then I’m here for the plan. I’m here for the long haul so I don’t mind who we bring as long as they’re there to contribute to what we have going on. If that can help the team win, I don’t mind at all. Then we’ll see what happens.

On Wednesday night, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport dropped out of the Patriots among five teams that either made an offer to Beckham or showed “significant interest” in the triple Pro Bowler.

Bourne isn’t the first of the New England players to comment on Beckham’s rumors positively. Far from there. The three Patriots who spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon complimented the free agent wide receiver.

Mac Jones: “I think he’s a great player and he has a choice to make and it’s up to him to decide. I think we have some really good receivers here and anyone who wants to help us win is obviously an advantage for The team. I will of course leave that to Coach Belichick. You can ask him that. But like I said, I know for a fact that he always wants people who will come here and help us win.

Nelson Agholor: “I think he’s an incredible player. I think he’s an absolutely special talent and I wish him the best. I love the receivers here and it’s not for me to worry about that, but I wish him well and I know that at the end of the day whoever takes him, he will do his job. .

Devin McCourty: “Really good player. I played it a few times. I had a few conversations with him, he sounds like a great guy. I guess everyone will be looking at Twitter to see when they make a decision.

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