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Ravens cornerback promises to fight Odell Beckham Jr. if he hits him

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has had a bumpy start to the season, but he finally managed to get his first touchdown of the year last week against the Green Bay Packers.

After a few minor exchanges with former foe Josh Norman and making up with a kicking net, Beckham might look like he is finally loving football once more after verbally admitting last week he wasn't enjoying the game because of the treatment he was receiving by referees and critics alike.

This week, the Giants face the Baltimore Ravens, and their cornerback Jimmy Smith wants to make sure the two-time Pro Bowl wideout knows everything won't be lovey-dovey between the two if he has another temper tantrum.


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He said, according to ESPN's Jamison Hensley: "All of that extra hitting and talking, that's not going to fly ... that's not my game. I like to line up and play. 'Give me your best shot, and I'll give you mine.' But if you hit me after the whistle, there's going to be a fight."

No holding back from the Ravens player. Beckham ought to listen and take notes.

The wideout has had problems twice this season with opposition corners. Against the Washington Redskins in week three, it was Norman once more, while in week four it was Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes.

Whether or not Smith will follow Beckham across the field like those two did is a different question, but the cornerback will respect the wide receiver when they are lined up opposite one another, so long as he isn't hit after the whistle.

With the Ravens being number three in defense so far this season, and both players being physical, it's going to be a good matchup.

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