Video: Browns' Odell Beckham Jr., Freddie Kitchens Have Heated Sideline Exchange

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistDecember 22, 2019

CLEVELAND, OHIO - DECEMBER 22: Odell Beckham Jr. #13 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the game against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 22, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
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As their already slim playoff hopes faded Sunday, tensions on the Cleveland Browns' sideline became high during the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

The CBS cameras caught Odell Beckham Jr. throwing his helmet toward the bench and arguing with head coach Freddie Kitchens.


Odell Beckham didn't look very pleased with Freddie Kitchens on the sideline. https://t.co/ypRj5da1Zy

The source of Beckham's frustration is unclear, but it likely centered on Cleveland's two-point conversion attempt after his three-yard touchdown reception. Baker Mayfield's pass slipped through the hands of Ricky Seals-Jones.

The situation comes days after Beckham had to play down speculation he was attempting to engineer his exit from Cleveland. Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported Dec. 8 the three-time Pro Bowler has talked to people outside of the team about trading for him.

The exchange between Beckham and Kitchens is a microcosm of a Browns season that started with high expectations but has been mired in drama and underwhelming performances.