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Odell Beckham Jr. looking for fantasy football gold from Baker Mayfield

Vincent Frank
Baker Mayfield Odell Beckham Jr.
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

There’s many reasons new Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. wants Baker Mayfield to succeed under center. Chief among them, these Browns head into the 2019 season with legit playoff aspirations.

But for Beckham, it’s about a lot more than this. He’s apparently a big time fantasy football player. He also selected Mayfield relatively high in one league.

The pressure is now on the second-year quarterback to put up the numbers worthy of fantasy football success. Just ask OBJ.

Now, that’s a lot of pressure right there. It’s one thing to be the face of a long-downtrodden franchise with realistically high expectations. It’s a completely different thing to let your teammate down in the fantasy football world.

No word yet on where OBJ drafted Mayfield. We’re going to assume for a second it was one round after the receiver selected himself. That would be vintage Odell Beckham Jr.