Rams’ Odell Beckham Jr out of Super Bowl LVI with knee injury

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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was considered a potential MVP candidate for Super Bowl LVI but by halftime, he was ruled out with a knee injury.

Beckham, who got the Rams on the board first with a 17-yard touchdown catch, went down with less than four minutes left in the half with what reports described as an apparent non-contact injury to his left knee. 

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Odell Beckham Jr. #3 of the Los Angeles Rams lies on the ground after an injury in the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals during Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California. 
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The former Cleveland Browns wideout was running across the field when his knee buckled under his own weight, dropping a pass from Matthew Stafford on second down. 

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3) is looked after by team trainers during the second quarter of the Super Bowl at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022 in Inglewood, CA.

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3) is looked after by team trainers during the second quarter of the Super Bowl at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022 in Inglewood, CA.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

According to the NFL Network, it was the same knee that suffered a torn ACL in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 7.

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Beckham returned to the sideline with left knee wrapped up. He registered two receptions for 52 yards and one touchdown.

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