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NFL rumors: Giants GM didn't shop Browns' Odell Beckham trade offer to 49ers

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NFL rumors: Giants GM didn't shop Browns' Odell Beckham trade offer to 49ers

Odell Beckham Jr. is a Brown. That's still a weird sentence to type. 

And what the Browns offered to Giants GM Dave Gettleman was what he calls an "offer we couldn't refuse." That offer from Cleveland was the No. 17 and 95 picks in the 2019 NFL Draft, plus former first-rounder Jabrill Peppers.

The 49ers could have done better than that, right? Well, it sounds like they didn't have a chance. 

NBC Sports' Peter King reported Monday morning that once the Giants received the Browns' offer, Gettleman didn't shop it to the 49ers in an attempt to up the ante from San Francisco.

John Lynch and the 49ers tried their hand at making the star wide receiver a 49er. Gettleman told reporters on Monday that the 49ers were the ones that called on an OBJ trade, not the other way around. 

Gettleman affirmed the 49ers were clearly interested in trading for Beckham Jr. But everyone has their limits, including Lynch. The 49ers' GM reportedly would not part ways with the No. 2 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to acquire Odell.

[RELATED: Tevin Coleman brings more speed to 49ers' fleet running backs group]

All in all, Beckham Jr. went from the Big Apple to The Land. He's not in the Bay Area, but Lynch and the 49ers put their hats in the ring for a star. 

NFL free agency winners and losers: Best, worst contract signings in 2019

NFL free agency winners and losers: Best, worst contract signings in 2019

Same faces, new places. Free agency can flip the powers in the NFL, and we might just be seeing that this offseason. 

Here in the Bay Area, the 49ers and Raiders have added a plethora of players through signings and trades.

The 49ers shored up their defense with linebacker Kwon Alexander and edge rusher Dee Ford. And running back Tevin Coleman has reunited with coach Kyle Shanahan. 

For the Raiders, it all started with trading for superstar wide receiver Antonio Brown, but they also gifted quarterback Derek Carr protection with offensive tackle Trent Brown and another weapon out wide in Tyrell Williams

Now, let's go around the rest of the league. Here are the winners and losers of free agency outside of the Bay Area. 

VIEW NFL FREE AGENCY WINNERS AND LOSERS HERE

NFL rumors: Odell Beckham Jr. shockingly traded to Browns from Giants

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NFL rumors: Odell Beckham Jr. shockingly traded to Browns from Giants

The 49ers won't be getting Odell Beckham Jr.

The star wide receiver had been linked to San Francisco, but he reportedly has been dealt to the Cleveland Browns.

NFL Media's Mike Garafolo was first to report the trade Tuesday.

ESPN's Adam Schefter later confirmed the trade and provided terms.

Beckham Jr. has been one of the most productive receivers so far in his career, as he has totaled more than 90 receptions, 1,300 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of the first three seasons of his five years in the NFL. His 2017 and 2018 seasons were somewhat marred by injury, but he's still considered one of the best wideouts in the game.

The three-time Pro Bowl receiver will join college teammate and longtime friend Jarvis Landry in Cleveland, which Yahoo's Charles Robinson noted might have helped make the deal quickly come together.

NBC Sports Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reported that the 49ers were interested in adding OBJ, but they clearly were outbid by the Browns.

The 49ers long have needed a No. 1 receiver, and many fans were clamoring for general manager John Lynch to add Beckham or a playmaker such as Antonio Brown to give quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo a weapon.

But Beckham is heading to Cleveland, and Brown is in Oakland.

[RELATED: 49ers 'deep in talks' with Chiefs about Ford trade]

Meanwhile, Lynch's quest for a difference-making wide receiver continues.