Earlier this week, the Twittersphere was set ablaze with rumors regarding the Cleveland Browns -- although very few would share what those rumors actually were.
One such post came from Bleacher Report's Matt Miller, who tweeted on Wednesday: "The rumors coming out of Cleveland this afternoon are wild. And huge. Something's cooking."
On Friday, Miller took to his "Stick to Football" podcast to elaborate on his post. And should the rumor he heard come to fruition, it would, in fact, be both wild and huge.
"The rumor that I heard is that they were clearing cap space to potentially go after Odell Beckham Jr.," Miller said.
Although Miller went on to admit he didn't "love" his source on the subject, he did reiterate that there is indeed buzz when it comes to a potential Beckham trade. And should the New York Giants opt to deal the 3-time Pro Bowl wideout, he believes the Browns would be at the top of the list of suitors.
"There is talk out there that Odell could be traded," Miller confirmed. "The Browns are probably a front-runner for that."
The betting odds agree.
On Thursday, Bovada released its odds for which team Beckham will be playing for in Week 1 of the 2019 season. And although the Giants are still the favorite at -190, Cleveland is the next team listed at +285 odds.
In addition to Cleveland, both Miller and co-host Connor Orr went on to speculate that the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders could be potential trade partners for New York, with the latter possessing three first-round picks in the upcoming draft. As for the Browns, any Beckham-related negotiation likely begins with the team's first-round pick (No. 17) overall, with guard Kevin Zeitler and defensive end Emmanual Ogbah having also been linked to trade talks.
Since initially building on Wednesday, the buzz of Beckham-to-the-Browns has seemingly fizzled, but with the new league year beginning next week, there's still time for that to change.
For now, Beckham -- who caught 77 passes for 1,052 yards and 6 touchdowns in 12 games last season -- remains a Giant. But if New York changes its mind, it seems reasonable to believe the Browns will be at the front of the line.