Beckham's move will see the Giants receive the Browns' first-round and third-round picks this season, while safety Jabrill Peppers will join NY.
The Giants and Browns have already done business this offseason, with a trade to send defensive end Olivier Vernon and a draft pick to Cleveland for guard Kevin Zeitler and a draft pick. The trade also included an exchange of draft picks.
After Cleveland locked up that deal, Tampa Bay was able to convince Browns receiver Breshad Perriman to agree to a one-year, $4-million contract. The general manager really wants you.' And then later after that, a few hours leading up into what we said, he said he got a call from the general manager - that being Dave Gettleman of the Giants - saying we are going to trade you to the Cleveland Browns.More news: Britain removes citizenship from two IS brides of Pakistani heritage
"The addition of Beckham to the Browns' upgraded roster is worth ".5 to 1 point" to the team's power rating, in line with other elite players like Julio Jones and Antonio Brown, according to Sherman. However, what is clear is these are two teams headed in different directions.
Media members tried to sort out what this means for the Giants franchise and quarterback Eli Manning. Although Barkley had a successful season that led to his being voted NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (over Baker Mayfield), the Giants exited last season with more questions than answers.
The Browns found that and much more in Beckham, a home-run hitting target with a penchant for screen-melting highlights.