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'Be back soon': Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. posts social media message after season-ending torn ACL

Beckham suffered the torn ACL early on Sunday against the Bengals in Cincinnati.

CLEVELAND — Starting with Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders, the Cleveland Browns will have to go the rest of the season without star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who tore his ACL last weekend against the Bengals in Cincinnati.

On Friday, Beckham posted a message on Instagram story thanking fans for their well-wishes and trying to put into words how he feels in the aftermath of the ACL injury. 

"I couldn't tell you why this happened, this one doesn't make much sense," OBJ wrote. "It's not for me to question, but I believe God truly has a plan and is using me for it."

Beckham closed his message by saying he was going to take some "ME time" and some time to heal. "Thank u all for the Luv...be back soon," he closed.

You can read the entire post below:

Beckham suffered the surgery on the opening drive of Cleveland’s 37-34 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday after quarterback Baker Mayfield threw an interception intended for the 3-time Pro Bowl wideout to cornerback Darius Phillips.

Acquired in a trade with the New York Giants ahead of the 2019 season, Beckham’s arrival in Cleveland came with lofty expectations. The Browns, however, didn’t make good on that hype, as Cleveland amassed a disappointing 6-10 record with Beckham turning in one of the least productive seasons of his NFL career.

In 2020, the Browns and Beckham -- who underwent offseason core muscle surgery to repair a sports hernia he battled throughout the 2019 campaign – got off to a better start, with the 2014 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year have totaled 23 receptions for 319 yards and three touchdowns through six games, as well as a game-clinching 50-yard rushing touchdown in Cleveland’s Week 3 win vs. the Dallas Cowboys.