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Numerous times since Dave Gettleman was hired as the general manager of the New York Giants, he has been asked about the possibility of the team trading superstar wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr. And each time the question was asked, it was met with the exact same response, "We didn't sign Odell to trade him." 


It was a move that sent shockwaves throughout the NFL last week, when Gettleman went against his previous words and traded Beckham to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a first and third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, along with third-year safety Jabrill Peppers


The move was met with swift criticism from both the media and fans alike. On Monday, Gettleman spoke with the media for the first time since the trade and his answers provided Matthew Berry a chance to be the next one to criticize. 

Berry is ESPN's fantasy football guru and his words carry weight, especially when it comes to valuing players and trades. Berry is clearly in the camp of people who think the Giants got a raw deal for arguably the most explosive wide receiver in the NFL. 

Only time will tell if Gettleman's decision was a fruitful one. But if we're taking him at his word, then Gettleman is sorely mistaken, as that offer is certainly one he could and should have refused. 


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