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Sources: Odell Beckham Jr. Could Acquire $100M In Injury Insurance

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 17

Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. "will consider acquiring a massive insurance policy" -- possibly for more than $100M in coverage -- "if he doesn't reach a contract extension with the team before the NFL's regular season begins," according to sources. Beckham's camp reportedly "explored injury insuranc...

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