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Odell Beckham Jr. Violates League Rules During Week 1 for Wearing Watch

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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. reportedly violated NFL rules by wearing a watch valued at over $340,000 during Week 1’s matchup against the Tennessee Titans.

The NFL’s rules prohibit players from wearing “hard objects” during games. Jewelry is not prohibited in the confines of the rule, but apparently OBJ’s watch is a step over the line.

No plans are being made to fine or suspend Beckham for the incident. Although, according to Ian Rapoport, the league will address the situation with him.

Fellow wide receiver Torrey Smith tweeted a picture of Beckham in-game wearing the watch.

The watch, a Richard Mille 011 Orange Storm, originally retailed at $160,000. Its current retail value is more than twice that price, as only 30 were produced in 2014.

From all reports, the watch escaped the game scratch-free, although the Browns did not.

Cleveland loss the matchup to the Tennessee Titans 43-17. Odell had seven receptions for 71 yards and no touchdowns in his first appearance with the Browns.

Their week 2 matchup is against another 0-1 team, the New York Jets. Luckily, New York is in the same time zone as Cleveland, so maybe he won’t have to wear the ludicrously expensive watch to know what time it is.

 

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