Giants star WR Odell Beckham Jr. continued his comparsion to Patriots QB Tom Brady on Instagram.
Beckham took to Twitter on Monday to call out a double standard based off the emotion both him and Brady exude during games. Brady was seen yelling at his offensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels, on Sunday and Beckham pointed out that he wasn't scolded by anyone for it.
He said on Monday that he is just trying to emulate Brady's passion on the field, and he posted a video to Instagram to show that comparison.
Beckham's argument comes from the criticism he has received in the past about his actions on and off the field. The most notable are the bout with former Panthers CB Josh Norman that led to a slew of penalties, the kicking net incident from last season, and most recently, the "dog-peeing" celebration in Week 3 of this season.
The 25-year-old, who is recovering from ankle surgery, was seen working out for the first time without his boot. He went down in Week 5 against the Chargers with a fractured ankle.
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For those saying there is absolutely no comparison between how Brady and Beckham react, stop kidding yourselves.
Passion can be shown in many different ways, and Beckham has pointed out numerous times that he is sarcastically sorry he can't express it in ways that everyone would like.
The argument that Brady has five rings and Beckham clearly doesn't have one is entirely misconstrued. Beckham is comparing two players here, not entire teams. You can't argue that having Super Bowl championships makes his comparison invalid considering there are other players involved in winning those titles.
Instead, Odell is comparing two individual players, and he makes himself a good case. If you look at it, Brady and Beckham have been one of the best at their respective positions over the last four years. Beckham has broken multiple league records, and Brady continues to stay in the coversation as the best quarterback of all time while making annual Super Bowl runs. They both are known as fiery players on the field, and it has shown throughout Brady's career without much criticism. Beckham, of course, has received bad press for his actions.
The only exception to the argument is Beckham's actions have hurt his team on the field. There have been many unsportsmanlike conduct penalties thrown his way, and that does hurt the Giants in the end. That is the only argument that is valid.
I know I'm in the minority on this one, but it's the truth: Beckham and Brady can be compared by how they show their true colors on and off the field. Odell just needs to focus on keeping it at bay while on the field, so the flags don't fly.