RB Kareem Hunt and WR Odell Beckham Jr. (8.15.19)

Included below are select quotes from interviews with the following Browns players during today’s media availability:


  • WR Odell Beckham Jr.
  • RB Kareem Hunt


WR Odell Beckham Jr.:

On fights during today’s practice:

“It is the second or third week of camp. By this time, the competitive nature runs high. As long as you can contain it and make sure you are still able to do all of the drills, we came here to practice; we did not come here to fight. It is good to see that we do have fight in us. It was an active day.”


On Head Coach Freddie Kitchens challenging Browns players to not back down from anyone:
“The message was received. We came here to impose our will the same way we do in the regular season when it comes up. We are not backing down from anybody, and I love that mentality. That is all I have ever known. Like I said, you do not want [fights] to happen, but it happens sometimes.”


On his hip:

“I feel good. I feel great. It is just preseason. There is no point in trying to push it right now. We play September 8 and that is all you really get ready for.”


On if he will sit out all four preseason games:

“I have no idea. When Coach Freddie gets up here, you will have to ask him. Him and the training staff have done a great job at figuring out a gameplan for exactly what we want to do so I am just following their lead.”


RB Kareem Hunt:

On the frustration having a few more weeks with the Browns before his suspension begins:

“It is pretty frustrating, but I take it day by day and do what I can control.”


On if the most recent practices have helped him make up for lost time:

“Yes, definitely. Getting on the same page, being able to be out there physically and being able to help.”


On the fights between the two teams in practice:

“It is a competitive game so it is what it is. It is football.”


On if he believes he is close to being back to compete at his peak performance:

“Yeah, I feel good. It is a lot of natural ability, and I am still getting a feel. I would not say I am at my peak, but I am working my way back.”


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