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Odell Beckham Jr. set to break Jarvis Landry NFL record

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Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is about to lose an NFL record to his best friend.

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Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is the fastest player in league history to reach 200 career receptions. The third-year player, and league leader in receptions heading into Week 3, reached the 200 receptions mark in 33 games. However, he is about to lose that record.

Odell Beckham, Jr., Landry’s teammate at LSU and best friend, has 199 career receptions. Due to an injury that held him out of the first few games at the start of his NFL career, Beckham will only be playing in his 30th career game on Sunday.

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio first pointed out OBJ’s ability to break the record on Sunday.

Landry and Beckham were one and two in terms of all-time receptions in a player’s first two seasons, and, as Florio writes, Beckham is first and Landry second in terms of receiving yards in a player’s first two seasons as well.

Landry enters this week with 17 receptions, leading the league, and is 12th in receiving yards. He has fallen one reception behind Julian Edelman for the league lead through Week 3, since Edelman’s New England Patriots played on Thursday night.