Given the lack of any sporting events on the calendar, it doesn’t take much for a trade rumor to get a life of its own.

That’s how we got a couple hours of hysteria over a Cleveland Browns-Minnesota Vikings trade rumor involving star receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

In short, it’s not happening, according to Browns chief strategy officer.

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He was asked about the possibility of the Browns trying to trade Odell Beckham.

Flip the Page to see his response: