Ever since his epic one-handed grab in 2014, Odell Beckham Jr. has been recognized as one of the league's most electrifying players—and he's also one of its best. The 25-year-old missed most of last season with a broken ankle, but in the season prior, he hauled in 101 passes for 1,367 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Now, after a prolonged back-and-forth, Beckham and the New York Giants have reportedly finalized a massive contract extension.
Beckham receives the most guaranteed money ever given to a wide receiver.
Antonio Brown, who will make $17 million this season, was the highest-paid wide receiver in the league. Next on the list: Mike Evans ($16.5 million), then DeAndre Hopkins, then Brandin Cooks (both at $16.2 million).
Beckham, a three-time Pro Bowler, was nowhere near the top as he was set to earn under $3 million this season. That hierarchy has changed, with Beckham (who will average $20 million per year over the first three years of the deal) vaulting to the top—and his fellow Giants receivers seem to be thrilled for him.