Kevin Stefanski: 'Possibility' Odell Beckham Jr. plays Week 2
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) talks with wide receiver Anthony Schwartz (10). Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski: 'Possibility' Odell Beckham Jr. plays Week 2

Odell Beckham Jr. was a late scratch from the Week 1 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Kansas City Chiefs. Now, the focus shifts to whether the star wide receiver will be ready to go in Week 2 versus the Houston Texans.

"I think it’s a possibility (he could be ready for Week 2)," head coach Kevin Stefanski said via

Beckham, who hasn't played since last October due to a torn ACL, was already questionable to play in Week 1. He hadn't participated in certain team drills through the preseason, although Stefanski told the press he saw signs of a return. Beckham was spotted working out on the field just a couple of hours before kickoff on Sunday, but ultimately, he decided his knee just wasn't ready to take on the workload.

"He worked out before the game and didn’t feel like he could go a significant amount," Stefanski said after the game, "so we felt like it was the right thing to do to keep him inactive. We had four wide receivers up."

Being stocked up on receivers certainly takes the pressure off of Beckham to hurry back and risk re-injuring himself. Whenever Beckham is able to return, the Browns will be happy to have him out there.

"It’s a long season, we’ve got 16 more of these, and then whatever happens after that, so whenever he’s ready to come back and he feels he’s ready, we’re going to welcome him in with open arms," quarterback Baker Mayfield said. 

Chelena Goldman grew up on a street where the boys played street hockey and yelling at baseball and football over the radio was a standard -- making life as a sports geek the perfect fit. She believes in dominance on the blue line, good red wine, and the theory that you can never be too overdressed for any occasion. You can find her gabbing away on Twitter at @ChelenaGoldman.

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