BEREA, Ohio – Despite testing negative for COVID-19 a day earlier, Cleveland Brown’s wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. not at the team’s practice facility Friday as he continues to deal with an unknown illness.
Browns heard about Beckham’s negative coronavirus test result Friday morning, a source told ESPN.
The Browns (4-1) have their best start since 1994 and on Sunday will aim to defeat the Steelers in Pittsburgh for the first time in 17 years.
Coach Kevin Stefanski on Thursday declined to discuss what impact it would have if Beckham could not play against the Steelers.
“I do not know if I want to go there yet,” Stefanski said. “He̵
Beckham was sent home Thursday.
He scored three touchdowns in Cleveland’s win over the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 4 and has 294 yards on 21 receptions this season.