Baker Mayfield RUMORS & NEWS

  • Despite a couple of strange years, Baker Mayfield remains confident

    Pro Football Talk "Two years ago, the football world was Baker Mayfield‘s oyster. Since then, his career has come down with a serious case of the crabs. Through it all, the new Buccaneers quarterback has remained confident. “To me, to be at the top of your game —..." March 21

  • Baker Mayfield: I won’t try to be Tom Brady, I’m going to be me

    Pro Football Talk "Baker Mayfield is officially a Buccaneer, having signed his contract on Monday morning. In his introductory press conference on Monday afternoon, Mayfield said he figured he would have to be patient as the rest of the quarterback market took shape in free..." March 20

  • Buccaneers reveal Baker Mayfield plan

    The Comeback "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking for their new starting quarterback this offseason after the retirement of legendary quarterback Tom Brady this year. The team moved one step closer in that process this week by officially signing former No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield. But even though..." March 17

  • Bucs signing Baker Mayfield

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finalizing a deal with former No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield, sources told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Mayfield will ink a one-year deal worth $8.5 million, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. " March 15

  • Bucs Expected To Pursue QB Baker Mayfield

    SI "The Buccaneers are facing the unenviable task of replacing Tom Brady at quarterback, but it appears they have a big name in mind. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports Tampa Bay is looking to target former No. 1 draft pick Baker Mayfield as free agency..." March 12

  • Lots Of Chatter About Bucs, 49ers Landing Baker Mayfield "Joe has a hunch Bucs fans will be thanking ferocious Eagles pass rusher Haason Reddick in their prayers. It seems the constant chatter Jeremy Fowler of BSPN got NFL types last week in Indianapolis was teams are hot for journeyman quarterback Baker Mayfield. One is the 49ers. The other..." March 06

  • What I’m hearing about Mac Jones, Baker Mayfield’s options and a Jalen Ramsey trade

    The Athletic "This is shaping up as a career-defining year for Patriots quarterback Mac Jones. The 2021 first-round pick is still expected to be the team’s starter next season, with multiple people involved in the situation who were not authorized to speak publicly calling it..." March 03

  • Top Steelers backup quarterback options: Baker Mayfield among the cheaper alternatives

    CBS Sports "In today's NFL, the backup quarterback may be the second-most important position, behind the starting quarterback, of course. That is probably the main reason why Steelers president Art Rooney II recently said that he expects the team to honor the final year of Mitch..." February 22

  • Saints Are ‘Team To Watch’ For Free Agent QB Baker Mayfield

    NFL Analysis "The New Orleans Saints are one of the franchises that are hopping back on the quarterback carousel during the 2023 off-season. They ended the Jameis Winston experiment last season when he was injured and unable to reclaim the starting job from Andy Dalton. With Dalton now heading into free..." February 14

  • Baker Mayfield says there is 1 thing he won’t do in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield has bounced around, playing for three teams over the last two seasons. The former No. 1 overall draft pick is set to be a free agent for the first time in his career and says there is one thing he won’t do. Mayfield spoke with reporters on Sunday after the Los..." January 10

  • Baker Mayfield, a new playbook, a pencil pouch and wild ride to first Rams start

    The Athletic "Baker Mayfield crashed, hard. The Rams quarterback led his new team to a historically-improbable Thursday night win against Las Vegas in Week 14, driving 98 yards and throwing a go-ahead touchdown in about a minute and a half, all after being claimed by them..." December 19

  • Myles Garrett says he’s impressed and not surprised by Baker Mayfield’s performance

    Pro Football Talk "Baker Mayfield‘s tenure in Cleveland did not end well, but one of his former teammates is rooting for him after his spectacular comeback on Thursday night. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, who played with Mayfield for four years in Cleveland, said he went to bed on..." December 10

  • Baker Mayfield Expected to Start Rams' Final 4 Games of Season, Sean McVay Says

    Bleacher Report "Baker Mayfield's dramatic, game-winning drive against the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday night appears to have won him the starting spot going forward. Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay told reporters on Friday that Mayfield is expected to serve as the starting..." December 09

  • Did Rams tamper with Baker Mayfield?

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield put together a one heck of a performance for the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night. Two days after being claimed and despite just practicing with the team once, Mayfield played quarterback in all but one drive against the Las Vegas Raiders on “Thursday Night..." December 09

  • Baker Mayfield: I don’t know if you could write it any better than that

    Pro Football Talk "What Baker Mayfield did on Thursday night was unprecedented. The quarterback arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday night after the Panthers waived him on Monday. He didn’t start, but he played every offensive snap after the Rams’ first drive in their game against the..." December 09

  • Derek Carr: I’m sure Baker Mayfield will love that moment for the rest of his life

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr looked shellshocked after Thursday night’s loss to the Rams, but he had to give credit to the quarterback who beat him. Carr acknowledged that Rams quarterback Baker Mayfield, who was claimed on waivers Tuesday and led the Rams to a..." December 09

  • Lincoln Riley sends message to Baker Mayfield after comeback win

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield helped orchestrate a remarkable comeback win in his Los Angeles Rams debut on Thursday night, and his former college coach seemed to enjoy the show. Mayfield led the Rams on consecutive touchdown drives in the final quarter to help the team come back from down 16-3 to..." December 09

  • Baker Mayfield says he booked flight to L.A. before Rams' waiver claim even went through

    USA Today "The Panthers demoted Baker Mayfield to No. 3 on their depth chart, which caused the quarterback to request a release from the team. Carolina granted him that, waiving him on Monday. Mayfield couldn’t pick his next team because he was subject to waivers, giving any team the..." December 09

  • Baker Mayfield won’t stop headbutting teammates

    SB Nation "Baker Mayfield did something remarkable this week. Just days after being signed by the Los Angeles Rams, and after studying a new playbook on the cross-country flight to join his new team, he played the majority of the snaps for the Rams on Thursday night against the Las..." December 09

  • Rams QB Baker Mayfield expected to be active, has real chance to play Thursday vs. Raiders "After being released Monday in Charlotte, Baker Mayfield might play Thursday in Los Angeles. The quarterback is expected to be active tonight against the Raiders, NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero reported, per sources, and there is a real chance he..." December 08

  • Bobby Wagner didn’t have much to say about Baker Mayfield

    Pro Football Talk "On Tuesday afternoon, word emerged of the Rams claiming quarterback Baker Mayfield on waivers. Linebacker Bobby Wagner met with reporters after it became clear that Mayfield would be playing for the Rams. Wagner’s responses, or lack thereof, were..." December 07

  • Is Baker Mayfield's 2023 future in L.A.?

    The Athletic "Quarterback Baker Mayfield has landed with his third team of 2022 as the Los Angeles Rams claimed him off waivers Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know: Rams starting quarterback Matthew Stafford is on injured reserve with a spinal cord contusion and will..." December 07

  • Baker Mayfield could be active for Rams on TNF, Aaron Donald out again

    The Score "Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay is "leaning toward" quarterback Baker Mayfield being active for Thursday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders, according to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times. McVay acknowledged Wednesday it'd be..." December 07

  • Baker Mayfield’s Wife Opens Up On ‘Rollercoaster Ride’ After QB Signs With Rams

    Total Pro Sports "Back in July, the Panthers acquired former No. 1 overall pick, Baker Mayfield, in a trade with the Cleveland Browns. In return, the Panthers shipped a conditional fifth-round pick to the Browns that can turn into a fourth depending on Mayfield’s playing time. That playing time..." December 07

  • Five biggest questions about Baker Mayfield joining the Rams

    ESPN "With injuries continuing to mount and a former No. 1 draft pick available, the Los Angeles Rams shook things up on Tuesday by claiming quarterback Baker Mayfield off of waivers. The Rams' 2022 season has been a disappointment following their storybook Super..." December 06

  • Rams were only team to put in a waiver claim for Baker Mayfield

    Pro Football Talk "Only one team wanted Baker Mayfield. The Rams were the only team that put in a waiver claim for Mayfield, according to Field Yates of ESPN. " December 06

  • Rams claim Baker Mayfield off waivers

    USA Today "There’s a new quarterback in Los Angeles. Following his release from the Carolina Panthers, Baker Mayfield has been claimed by the Rams. The former No. 1 overall pick joins a Rams team that’s down to John Wolford and Bryce Perkins following a neck injury to Matthew..." December 06

  • Which teams may make a claim for Baker Mayfield?

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers released quarterback Baker Mayfield on Monday. All teams have until 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday to make a waivers claim for the balance of Mayfield’s contract. It’s five games, at a total financial investment of $1.349 million. There are three..." December 06

  • 49ers Not Expecting To Add Baker Mayfield?

    SI "Doesn't sound like the 49ers plan to add any more quarterbacks to their roster. After Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a season-ending broken foot, the 49ers signed veteran Josh Johnson. Then today, the Carolina Panthers waived Baker Mayfield, who has much more starting experience than..." December 06

  • Social Media Thinks They’ve Found Baker Mayfield’s Burner Account After He Was Released By The Panthers

    Total Pro Sports "Five months ago, the Carolina Panthers traded for Baker Mayfield. He would go on to win the starting job and it seemed like he would turn the corner in his career after the Browns gave up on him. However, on Monday, the Carolina Panthers released quarterback Baker Mayfield after he..." December 06

  • Two Teams With Higher Waiver Priorities Than 49ers Emerge As Potential Baker Mayfield Landing Spots

    Total Pro Sports "Things could get awfully interesting tomorrow around 4pm ET, as we’ll find out who former no. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield will play for next. Earlier today, it was announced that the top pick of the 2018 draft was being released by the Carolina Panthers after the two..." December 05

  • Three Realistic Baker Mayfield Landing Spots

    The Big Lead "In quite a surprising turn of events, the Carolina Panthers are dumping Baker Mayfield. Ian Rapoport broke the news on Monday that Carolina was outright releasing the former No. 1 overall pick, apparently reconsidering the state of the team during their bye this past..." December 05

  • What's next for Baker Mayfield after being released by Panthers?

    ESPN "When the the Carolina Panthers agreed in July to send a conditional 2024 draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for quarterback Baker Mayfield, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, they were hoping to resurrect his career. The renaissance didn't..." December 05

  • Panthers To Cut Baker Mayfield; Could 49ers Sign Him?

    SI "The Carolina Panthers are saying goodbye to quarterback Baker Mayfield after they anticipate waiving him Monday. NFL Network was the first to report the news. Mayfield was traded to the Panthers by the Cleveland Browns in the offseason for a fifth-round pick, but struggled as..." December 05

  • NFL Fans Troll Potential Baker Mayfield, Christian McCaffrey Reunion with 49ers

    Bleacher Report "With Baker Mayfield officially released by the Carolina Panthers on Monday, the question becomes where the veteran quarterback might end up. One possibility is the San Francisco 49ers, who have lost Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo for the season already due to..." December 05

  • Baker Mayfield fires serious shot at Browns

    Clutch Points "Carolina Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield was asked about his “old place” in a recent interview, per Bally Sports. However, Mayfield assumed the reporter meant Oklahoma and proceeded to fire a shot towards the Cleveland Browns. “What old place? Oklahoma?..." November 25

  • Panthers QB Baker Mayfield: 'I can leave here with my head held high'

    USA Today "We're not even 12 weeks into the 2022 season and we may have already seen the last of the Carolina Panthers' Baker Mayfield experiment. As announced by the team on Tuesday and confirmed by interim head coach Steve Wilks on Wednesday, Sam Darnold is set to..." November 24

  • Baker Mayfield: I’m focused on winning and nothing else "Because he's Baker Mayfield, Baker Mayfield is kind of used to everyone watching his every move. When you're a former No. 1 overall pick and a Heisman Trophy winner (and still on a regular loop of commercials because of it), that's kind of the deal. So he wasn't..." November 17

  • Lamar Jackson Was Stunned By Baker Mayfield’s Comment About His Mother

    Total Pro Sports "Lamar Jackson and Baker Mayfield have been very close since their days back in college. However, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback had no clue that Baker felt a way about his mother. The Carolina Panthers quarterback told a story about an encounter with her that left him..." November 17

  • Panthers to start Baker Mayfield at QB with PJ Walker hurt

    ESPN "Quarterback Baker Mayfield will return to the starting lineup for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday after an MRI taken over the weekend revealed that PJ Walker suffered a high ankle sprain in Thursday night's victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Sam..." November 14

  • Baker Mayfield caught headbutting his own teammates to celebrate Panthers win

    Clutch Points "The Carolina Panthers are rolling with P.J. Walker under center for the time being. Still, Baker Mayfield is showing plenty of excitement for his squad, especially after a win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday Night Football. As the Panthers’ field-goal unit left the field..." November 11

  • Panthers' Baker Mayfield: From brink of stardom to brink of irrelevance

    ESPN "The visitor's locker room was eerily quiet as the Carolina Panthers processed their overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons 11 days ago. Players were devastated at going from the high of PJ Walker's 62-yard, game-tying touchdown that was called the "throw of..." November 10

  • Baker Mayfield Responds To Being A Backup Quarterback To PJ Walker

    Total Pro Sports "The 2022 season was supposed to be the year where Baker Mayfield silenced his haters as well as the former team that chose Deshaun Watson over him. Baker Mayfield is healthy enough to play again, but the former No. 1 overall pick is now the backup in Carolina. Panthers interim head..." November 04

  • Baker Mayfield: I want to be here, I’ll do whatever I can to help this team win

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Baker Mayfield is off the Panthers injury report after missing the last two games with an ankle injury, but he won’t be back in the team’s lineup for Sunday’s game against the Falcons. P.J. Walker quarterbacked the Panthers to a 21-3 win..." October 27

  • Panthers’ P.J. Walker to start vs. Falcons regardless of Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield statuses

    SI "After an upset victory over the Buccaneers, Panthers head coach Steve Wilks announced he plans on sticking with quarterback P.J. Walker as the team’s starter for Carolina’s game against the Falcons. That will be the case even if quarterbacks Baker Mayfield and..." October 25

  • Panthers' Steve Wilks: Baker Mayfield won't be gifted QB job when healthy

    The Score "Carolina Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield won't automatically assume the starting quarterback job once he returns from injury, interim coach Steve Wilks said Monday, according to ESPN's David Newton. Wilks alluded to an open competition, saying all..." October 17

  • Steve Wilks: Baker Mayfield 'definitely could' be backup QB Sunday

    ESPN "Baker Mayfield was out of his walking boot Friday and "definitely could be the backup" to PJ Walker on Sunday when the Carolina Panthers play the Los Angeles Rams, interim coach Steve Wilks said. "Baker had a great workout this..." October 14

  • Report: Panthers' Baker Mayfield to miss multiple weeks due to high ankle sprain

    The Score "Quarterback Baker Mayfield is expected to miss "at least a couple of weeks" after suffering a high ankle sprain in the Carolina Panthers' 37-15 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Mayfield is getting..." October 10

  • Colin Cowherd Suggests That Struggling Baker Mayfield Should Retire & Become A Broadcaster

    Total Pro Sports "When Baker Mayfield finally got traded from the Cleveland Browns, he had a major chip on his shoulder to show his former team that they made a mistake by choosing Deshaun Watson over him. He also had the chance to start fresh somewhere else since most Browns fans had grown tired of..." October 06

  • Baker Mayfield confident he and Panthers can bounce back

    Pro Football Talk "Baker Mayfield had his worst game in four games with the Panthers, going 22-of-36 for 197 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions in the loss to the Cardinals on Sunday. Matt Rhule met with Mayfield on Tuesday and expressed confidence his starting quarterback can get things..." October 05