Baker Mayfield didn’t have the begin to the season that he would have favored, because the Cleveland Browns have been pounded 38-6 within the greatest blowout of opening weekend.
Mayfield completed his afternoon finishing 21-of-31 passes for 189 yards, 1 landing and 1 interception.
“Generally a wakeup name is fairly good for everyone – a pleasant punch within the mouth, and that’s how we should always take it,” Mayfield informed reporters after the sport. “We must always not dwell on it, understand that we simply received beat right now, they performed higher than us, have a look at it, get higher, transfer on and go play the Bengals. That’s all we will do.”
#Browns Baker Mayfield says typically “a wakeup name, a punch within the mouth” could be a good factor pic.twitter.com/K3A0nUWkmG
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) September 13, 2020
However not everyone seems to be satisfied that Mayfield is the answer at quarterback for the Browns, and there are some who would relatively see veteran Case Keenum beneath middle going ahead. Former Dallas Cowboys vast receiver Dez Bryant, a three-time Professional Bowler, is within the camp calling for Keenum. Bryant pointed to Mayfield after he was requested why Odell Beckham Jr. hasn’t built-in into the offense higher.
“Baker mayfield. I like baker mayfield however you must play Keenum so he can discover ways to run a offense with expertise,” Bryant wrote. “If Keenum play will probably be Houston Cougars and Minnesota over again. Thielen and Diggs will nonetheless be in Minnesota if Keenum was at QB. Keenum acquainted with HC.”
Baker mayfield..I like baker mayfield however you must play keenum so he can discover ways to run a offense with expertise..if keenum play will probably be Houston cougars and Minnesota over again 😂 Thielen and Diggs will nonetheless be in Minnesota if keenum was at QB
Keenum acquainted with HC https://t.co/nM3KUWyLpe
— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) September 13, 2020
Bryant went on to say that each Beckham and Jarvis Landry seemed explosive towards the Ravens and that he’d commerce OBJ to San Francisco if the chance arose.
Baker Mayfield: I Must Give Odell Beckham a Probability
The Browns had an excuse for the dearth of chemistry between Beckham and Mayfield final yr, with the three-time Professional Bowl pass-catcher coping with accidents final season that severely restricted his apply time. However with two full offseasons and now 17 video games beneath their belt collectively, the experiment has to start out producing some outcomes.
Beckham was focused 10 instances — a team-high — however made simply three catches for 22 yards. He was routinely overshot by Mayfield however didn’t assist his trigger with some pricey drops.
“A couple of of these instances the place I did goal him, there have been some defensive penalties in order that had one thing to do with it, however I’ve to be higher and provides him an opportunity on a few of these issues,” Mayfield stated. “Just like the free-play late within the sport, simply give him an opportunity. He is a good participant so I simply want to offer him an opportunity.”
Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski was additionally adamant about his QB and vast receiver getting on the identical web page.
“Yeah, we didn’t join a number of instances on the market,” he stated in his post-game press convention. “Now we have to resolve it clearly. Go sport requires precision from 11 guys to ensure that it to go.”
Browns Have Quick Week to Put together for Bengals
The Browns must erase the reminiscence of the Week 1 loss in a rush with a matchup with the Bengals lurking on Thursday. Cincinatti misplaced on a missed subject objective within the closing seconds towards the Chargers.
“Now we have a sport on Thursday evening so we’ve got to regroup,” Stefanski stated. “After leaving right here, we’ve got to let this one go, and we’ve got to maneuver on.”
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