Browns Fans Are Loving Baker Mayfield’s Start Today


» Tzvi Machlin

Baker Mayfield throws on Sunday night against Los Angeles.

After an extended and irritating week, Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns went into immediately’s sport in opposition to the Buffalo Payments needing a win. It’s nonetheless early within the sport, however after what Mayfield simply did, the Browns’ confidence is approach up.

On Cleveland’s opening drive, Mayfield executed virtually flawlessly. He went Four-of-5 for 54 yards, culminating in a 17-yard landing cross to Jarvis Landry.

Even higher, the Browns didn’t force-feed the ball to Odell Beckham Jr. as they’d hinted at earlier this week. Mayfield distributed the ball evenly, concentrating on 4 completely different gamers together with his first 5 passes.

Kicker Austin Seibert missed the additional level, however the Browns nonetheless completed the drive with a 6-Zero lead.

Evidently, followers and pundits alike have been delighted to see Mayfield wanting just like the Mayfield of previous, even for a single drive. Followers took to Twitter and instantly asserted that he seems to be like “2018 Baker.”

Is 2018 Baker and the Browns again? #Browns #BUFvsCLE

— Pep☃️🏈 (@RobPep12) November 10, 2019

2018 Baker 👀

— Luke Metsker (@lukemetsker) November 10, 2019

Wanting like 2018 baker on that first drive 👀👀👀

— Jason Bianco (@jason_bianco2) November 10, 2019

It’s been laborious to argue that Mayfield hasn’t regressed this yr after a record-setting rookie season.

His numbers are virtually all down from final yr regardless of getting a litany of latest weapons to throw to and working backs to take the burden off.

The Browns are 2-6 heading into this sport, however might be Three-6 if Mayfield performs this nicely the remainder of the way in which.

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Tzvi Machlin

Tzvi is a author at The Spun.