Odell Beckham Jr.
Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants hosted the sixth annual Suits and Sneakers Super Bowl Party at the W Hotel in Scottsdale on Wednesday. Alex Goodlett / Getty Images Sport

NFL free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was escorted off an American Airlines flight Sunday morning after refusing to comply with safety protocol. The flight crew observed him “coming in and out of consciousness,” according to Miami-Dade Police Department.

Miami police officers were notified of a medical emergency on a Los Angeles-bound flight at Miami International Airport. The American Airlines flight crew feared the passenger’s condition would worsen through the duration of the flight. As the flight crew repeatedly tried to wake Beckham to fasten his seatbelt, the crew soon after called for police and fire crew members.

Beckham reportedly would not leave the flight when asked by the flight crew, leading to the entire plane being evacuated. The three-time Pro-Bowler left the plane before it departed, without incident when the police arrived, per the statement.

Beckham sent out several tweets Sunday morning, however, did not go into detail about what happened. The NFL star receiver was not detained or charged, according to NFL Network reports.

The incident occurred the weekend before Beckham, a free agent, was scheduled to meet with numerous teams drawing interest in the ten-year veteran. Beckham was expected to visit with various teams, most notably the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, during the week. It is uncertain whether Sunday's incident will prevent OBJ from making those visits.

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