Actor Michael B. Jordan did his best Odell Beckham Jr. impersonation when he teamed up with Eli Manning to recreate a well-known catch.
Beckham made the famous one-handed grab in a November 2014 game against the Dallas Cowboys. Now, more than eight years later and in the same ballpark as the original reception, Manning had a different wide receiver to throw in Jordan.
On an episode of «The Eli Manning Show,» Manning, Jordan and former Giants player Shaun O’Hara chatted in the locker room before the «Creed III» star traded in his No. 10 jersey for the custom jersey. number 4 «MBJ». .
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They then headed onto the MetLife Stadium field with Jordan hitting a few routes, one of which served as an ode to Beckham’s iconic reception.
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Manning detailed Beckham’s technique after a video replay played on the stadium scoreboard. «You have to catch it with two fingers right behind your head,» Manning told Jordan.
Jordan, wearing a Giants helmet and shoulder pads, went wide.
He then leapt into the air and used both hands to catch the fall, before landing on a protective mat in the end zone.
«I’m not going to lie: I didn’t think you would be able to make some of these catches,» Manning said after the catch. «But that was one take. This is all live. This is legit. And you showed up.»
Jordan danced and hit the ball while showing that he can hold his own on the football field. The trio then watched the actor’s capture on the jumbotron.
«It’s a dream come true to be out on the field with the two of you reliving and redoing these plays,» Jordan told Manning and O’Hara. «I’m going to carry this with me for the rest of my life.»
Jordan was born in California but grew up in New Jersey. He told Manning and O’Hara that when he was growing up, his uncle would take him to Giants games.
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In the television show «Friday Night Lights», Jordan played the role of quarterback Vince Howard. «Creed III» marks his directorial debut. «It was the hardest thing I had to do,» Jordan said of directing the film.