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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A brief history of the Josh Norman-Odell Beckham Jr. feud

It has ended up a standout amongst the most discussed contentions in the greater part of the NFL.

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What's more, this Sunday, everyone's eyes will be on Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and Giants collector Odell Beckham Jr. at the point when the two go head to head interestingly since their important fight last season.

Be that as it may, how could we have been able to we arrive?

Dec. 20, 2015

In a Week 15 standoff between the Giants and the Panthers, a pre-amusement fight including a few Carolina Panthers safeguards, including Norman and practice squad player Marcus Ball – who employed a homerun stick – bothered Beckham to the point of his losing self-control.

A physical diversion amongst Beckham and Norman unfurled – Beckham was hailed for three individual fouls and Norman drew two.

The pressure bubbled over when Beckham propelled himself at Norman on a risky head protector to-cap hit.

They said this after the amusement:

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- "The man came 15 yards down the field and just went straight for my head. He was doing it the entire amusement."

- "I feel like the group ought to investigate what the person was doing. I mean it was absurd."

- "I trust I pulled back the veil on who this person truly is."

- "He has the development of a little child."


- "You never need to hurt your group that way. I have learned everything for the duration of my life, you know, dependably the second man gets called, dependably that it is simply deplorable – you about-face and watch the film tomorrow and you gain from it."

Both players were fined, and the NFL suspended Beckham one diversion.

Jan. 17, 2016

While the Panthers played the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round of the playoffs, Norman surrendered a touchdown in a diversion the Panthers won 31-24.

Beckham subtweeted Norman without saying him by name from his official Twitter account, @

Walk 25, 2016

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While on the offseason media circuit, Norman showed up on an ESPN appear and was demonstrated a photograph of Beckham and requested a single word reaction. Norman just said: "alright."

Beckham reacted by subtweeting Norman, saying: "That kid ought to express gratitude toward me for all I've accomplished for you !!! Your appreciated tho ... Lol"

Later in the day, Norman got some answers concerning Beckham's tweet, and reacted specifically to him, by specifying him in a tweet from his official record, @J_No24: "@Obj_3 As your kid @Drake would say "trigger finger swing to Twitter finger's" huh? I'm not Guna sub Tweet you Ima @ You. So wassup?"

July 21, 2016
Norman signed with the Redskins in late April, but it wasn't until the summer when constant questions about the new NFC East rivalry led to more tussling between the two. In an interview with GQ, Beckham reignited the feud.
“If I wasn't playing him twice a year, maybe people wouldn't bring it up so much,” Beckham told GQ. “But now it'll be a lot more media attention for him, attention that I don't really look for, attention that I don't need. The reason that he’s become so relevant is because of me.”
July 22, 2016
Norman didn't take long to speak his mind, getting his own barb in a day after the GQ story.
“He’s relevant because of a catch,” Norman said at a charity basketball game at theBarclays Center, according to the New York Daily News. “But we’re not gonna go there. I’m not into the war of words.”
Norman later downplayed Beckham's remarks.
“It means nothing to me,” Norman told reporters at the start of training camp a week later. “He’s talking about me, but I’m not talking about him.”
Norman added later: “I guess when a guy talks about you that much you’re doing something right.”
Aug. 23, 2016 

In a far reaching meeting with ESPN The Magazine, Norman at the end of the day stood up against Beckham, saying he wasn't the only one in his abhorrence for the beneficiary. 

"Everyone saw what he was," Norman said. "Individuals from around the alliance were coming up to me a while later and saying, 'He does that poo constantly.' He lost such a great amount of admiration from individuals for that little fit of rage." 

Beckham declined to answer questions about the article, telling journalists at preparing camp: "On the off chance that you need to discuss Rashad Jennings' philanthropy occasions or what Mark Herzlich accomplishes for the group, I would love to. Something besides that, it's fair football, man." 

Sept. 2, 2016 

In a selection of a book called "Puma Rising," which was distributed by The Charlotte Observer, Norman talked with writer Scott Fowler about his issues with Beckham. 

"I'll be straightforward," Norman told Fowler, "I couldn't care less for the person by any means. ... Presently don't misunderstand me, he's a decent player or whatever, yet he's not what he supposes he is. In the event that you hit folks like that, on the off chance that you totally stick them and shake them up, they can't identify with that. So they begin rationalizing like, 'Goodness, he touched me.' They don't know how to react in light of the fact that they never got hit that way. So me, each time I see him, I'm going to hit him in the mouth. I couldn't care less. Until he quits crying and (swearword)." 

Norman explained on the March subtweet episode. 

"He's yapping over yonder," Norman told Fowler. "Furthermore, (Beckham doesn't) sound like he's appearing well and good. He just went (in the draft) in the first round and everything is given to him. He gets to New York. ... He gets one imbecilic little ball, and everyone in New York (cherishes) this person, since that is the greatest measure of media on the planet. ... So all that went to his enormous old head, and oddly enough he supposes he's someone else."