Baker Mayfield RUMORS & NEWS

  • It’s Go Time for Baker Mayfield, Browns

    Yahoo! Sports "There’s a certain freedom that comes from being a member of the Cleveland Browns. As long as you don’t saw off a foot on the field — your own or someone else’s, either one — you’re pretty much guaranteed to become at least a local celebrity. In a..." October 22

  • Baker Mayfield's Mindset Must Change

    The Big Lead "The Browns are 4-2 going on 0-16. At least that's the vibe emanating around the team according to quarterback Baker Mayfield speaking to media today. "The feeling throughout [our] building after that loss -- 4-2 has never felt so much like 0-6 before. But that's..." October 22

  • Baker Mayfield On Critics: “I Don’t Give A Damn What They Say”

    The Spun "Coming off Sunday’s blowout loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns have been the target of plenty of national criticism. Mayfield in particular has been under fire. Playing with ailing ribs, he threw two interceptions, including a pick-six,..." October 21

  • Baker Mayfield’s Wife Hits Back At Complaining Browns Fans: ‘Don’t Send Me Stupid Sh-t’

    Awesemo "Baker Mayfield was pulled in the third quarter with the Browns trailing the Steelers 31-7. Mayfield was clearly affected by the rib injury that had him listed as questionable for the game on the injury report. Mayfield finished the game completing 10 of 18 passes for 119 yards, with..." October 20

  • Baker Mayfield sore, but “nowhere near as sore” as last week

    WKYC "After suffering a ribs injury during the team's victory over the Indianapolis Colts, a matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers hardly seemed like an unlikely recipe for recovery for Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. But even after his starting quarterback took four sacks..." October 19

  • Browns Expect Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham And Jarvis Landry To Play

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns’ top three offensive players should all be on the field today against the Steelers. Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield and receivers Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry all expect to play today, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. All three..." October 18

  • Browns Bench QB Baker Mayfield Against Steelers

    Heavy "The Cleveland Browns have officially benched quarterback Baker Mayfield. The former No. 1 overall pick struggled against the Steelers sturdy defense, looking uncomfortable in the pocket under consistent pressure. He threw a pick-six on his first pass of the game, which was..." October 18

  • Browns’ Case Keenum replaces struggling, hurting Baker Mayfield

    Clutch Points "It appears that backup quarterback Case Keenum of the Cleveland Browns has come into replace Baker Mayfield in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers absolutely dominated the Browns on Sunday, boasting a 31-7 score going into the fourth quarter..." October 18

  • Browns Baker Mayfield throws in practice Friday; Jarvis Landry returns " Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw in practice on Friday during the portion open to the media. Mayfield is dealing with an injury to his ribs and has been limited in practice all week. " October 16

  • Steelers want to ‘Inflict Punishment’ on injured Browns QB Baker Mayfield

    Heavy "Baker Mayfield is not at 100 percent, which the Pittsburgh Steelers are well aware of. So when the Cleveland Browns head to Heinz Field on Sunday, expect the Steelers to be hitting Mayfield early and often. “I’m not a doctor,” Steelers..." October 16

  • Baker Mayfield has great answer to question about Browns’ hot start

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield had a great answer to a question about his Cleveland Browns’ hot 3-1 start to the 2020 season. Mayfield’s Browns beat the Dallas Cowboys 49-38 on the road on Sunday. The Browns quarterback passed for two touchdowns, while Odell Beckham Jr. had three scores...." October 04

  • Baker Mayfield encourages his wideouts to “be patient” "In a moment of unbridled exuberance, Baker Mayfield rushed over to Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham after his fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Harrison Bryant during Sunday’s 34-20 victory over Washington, put his arms around both and said ‘I love you boys. Be patient. I love..." October 02

  • Baker Mayfield prepared for possibility of shootout with Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "After both the Cleveland Browns and Dallas Cowboys experienced offensive misfires in their season openers, they’ve both piled up points over their last two contests. The Browns have averaged 34.5 points per game in their victories over the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington..." October 01

  • Former Washington Pro Bowler Sends Stern Warning to Browns QB Baker Mayfield

    Heavy "The Cleveland Browns are a touchdown favorite against the Washington Football Team, but a game-changer could be the Redskins disruptive pass-rush, led by this year’s No. 2 overall pick Chase Young. Young has 2.5 sacks so far this season, while veterans Ryan Kerrigan..." September 27

  • Baker Mayfield hopes to build on connection with Odell Beckham Jr. "Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr. weren’t suffering from anything that a 43-yard touchdown pass during Thursday night’s 35-30 victory over the Bengals couldn’t cure. Mayfield is hoping that the TD, on which he found Beckham open down the left sideline after a nice..." September 24

  • Baker Mayfield: “Hype is real” for Joe Burrow

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow's NFL prime-time debut was a memorable one in a losing effort, as he established a new record for completions in a game by a first-year QB with 37 and became the first rookie since 1950 with at least 60 pass attempts in a game without an..." September 18

  • Could Baker Mayfield eventually be benched?

    Pro Football Talk "Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield had more pocket time than any other passer in Week One. But he didn’t do enough with it. The 38-6 loss in Baltimore followed by a quick turnaround for a prime-time visit from the Bengals raises an interesting question: Could..." September 17

  • Browns' Baker Mayfield Says Odell Beckham Jr. Targets Must Come 'Naturally'

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield said he can't force the ball to Odell Beckham Jr. after the star wide receiver finished Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens with just three catches for 22 yards.  Mayfield explained his view of the..." September 15

  • Baker Mayfield: Sometimes “a nice punch in the mouth” is good for everybody "Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield answered questions from local media via video conference call following Sunday’s 38-6 loss to the Ravens. Here’s a transcript, as provided by the Browns' media-relations department: On the loss: “It’s a..." September 14

  • Browns QB Baker Mayfield says he will stand for national anthem to ‘show respect, love and unity’

    Fox 8 "Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield says he will stand for the national anthem at Sunday’s game. Mayfield shared his decision on Twitter Saturday. He says that after watching Thursday’s Chiefs versus Texans match and..." September 12

  • Baker Mayfield knows he has to be better than last year "While Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is trying to build on his MVP season, Baker Mayfield will be digging himself out of the bottom of the NFL rankings this season. "Out to prove [I’m] much better than what I’ve shown in the two years prior,'' Mayfield..." September 10

  • Baker Mayfield feeling ‘more comfortable’ in Browns’ offense

    Larry Brown Sports "The early returns from Cleveland Browns camp on Baker Mayfield continue to be promising. Mayfield said Friday the team is moving past the installation process with the new offense. He added that he is feeling increasingly comfortable and sees the “identity” they’re..." August 28

  • Odell Beckham Jr. says chemistry with Baker Mayfield ‘is going to be better than last year’ "Odell Beckham Jr. and Baker Mayfield never found their magic together last year, as evidenced by Beckham’s four touchdown catches, a career low in a healthy season. With that arm? And those hands? Only four TDs? It was one of the biggest disappointments of the 2019 season, the..." August 26

  • QB Baker Mayfield discusses offseason weight loss and mental state in conference call "Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield answered questions from local media via video conference call on Friday. Here’s a transcript, as provided by the Browns’ media-relations department: On the ‘new normal’ at training camp and if it resembles a typical..." August 15

  • Baker Mayfield Doubles Down On Anthem Kneeling, 'It's a Human Rights Issue'

    TMZ "Baker Mayfield is holding firm to his promise to kneel for the national anthem ... saying he's proud to use his platform to speak out for human rights. Remember, the Cleveland Browns QB clapped back at a fan who begged him to NOT take a knee this upcoming season ... saying,..." August 14

  • Browns GM has high praise for Baker Mayfield heading into season

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield is entering what could be a pivotal year under his third different head coach, and Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry feels the quarterback has done everything in his power to prepare for it. During a conference call with reporters this week, Berry praised..." August 07

  • Can Baker Mayfield Prove He's a Franchise QB for the Post-Hype Browns?

    Inside Hook "No. 24: Cleveland Browns 2019 Record: 6-10 Points For: 335 – Points Against: 393 Projected 2020 Over/Under Win Total: 8 Picked No. 1 overall in the 2018 draft by the Browns, Baker Mayfield headlined a strong quarterback class that also included Sam Darnold..." August 07

  • Austin Hooper got a head start working with Baker Mayfield "The bonding between Browns new tight end Austin Hooper and Baker Mayfield began even before the Browns made him the highest paid tight end in the NFL. “I was in contact with Baker before I signed,’' Hooper said on a Zoom call with Browns media. “At the end of the..." August 05

  • Browns QB Baker Mayfield Ripped for Lack of Leadership Skills

    Heavy "On the field, Mayfield suffered not only because of the bad play-calling under Freddie Kitchens, but also some bad decision making. Mayfield is coming off a season where he passed for 3,827 yards, 22 touchdowns and 21 interceptions, ranking next-to-last in both passer rating (78.8) and..." July 29

  • Browns Fans Going Nuts Over Photo of A Slim Looking Baker Mayfield

    Total Pro Sports "The Cleveland Browns entered the 2019 NFL season as one of the most-hyped teams in the league and never put a string of good games together to live up to that hype. Former No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield set a rookie record for touchdown passes and the team added Odell Beckham Jr.,..." July 22

  • What went wrong for Baker Mayfield?

    ESPN "This week, I'm going to check in with progress reports for quarterbacks from the 2018 NFL draft. Five quarterbacks were drafted in the first round that year, and I'll take detailed looks at Lamar Jackson (Tuesday), Josh Allen (Wednesday), Baker..." July 02

  • Damien Woody: Baker Mayfield on Verge of Being in Mitch Trubisky's Position

    The Big Lead "As a young quarterback, you don't want to be put in the same camp as Mitchell Trubisky right now. The 2017 No. 2 overall pick is entrenched in a battle for the starting quarterback job in Chicago after the Bears traded for Nick Foles this offseason because Trubisky wasn't..." July 02

  • Baker Mayfield will reportedly be on 'very short leash' as Browns starting QB

    Yardbarker "Baker Mayfield remains the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, but according to ESPN's Mike Tannenbaum, Mayfield will be on a "very short leash" heading into the 2020 season. "A very, very short leash," Tannenbaum said on "Get..." June 26

  • Baker Mayfield calls on Oklahoma to commute sentence of death row inmate

    News 5 Cleveland "Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has recently taken to speaking out against police violence and racial injustice. Mayfield took his activism further, writing a letter Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and members of the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, seeking the commutation of Julius..." June 22

  • Baker Mayfield 'absolutely' will kneel during anthem

    The Score "Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield vowed to kneel during the U.S. national anthem this season in an Instagram comment Saturday. "Pull your head out," Mayfield wrote in a reply to a comment asking him not to protest. "I absolutely am." " June 13

  • Baker Mayfield and post-hype Browns; why big improvement should be expected in 2020

    CBS Sports "The Cleveland Browns entered the 2019 season with lofty expectations. They appeared to have their quarterback of the future in Baker Mayfield, they acquired star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. via trade and hired a new coach in Freddie Kitchens.  The..." June 13

  • Baker Mayfield Likes Stassie Karanikolaou's Latest Look

    Sports Gossip "Kylie Jenner's BFF Stassie Karanikolaou showcased her new locks after transforming from blonde to brunette ahead of her 23rd birthday earlier this week. 'Back to brunette,' the 23-year-old reality star, who is known as Stassie Baby, captioned a snap of herself posing with..." June 12

  • Colin Cowherd: Baker Mayfield Will Be Fired if the Browns Don't Make the Postseason

    The Big Lead "The saga of Colin Cowherd vs. Baker Mayfield continued on Thursday as the Fox Sports host discussed how the Browns have a fairly low over/under despite the immense talent on their roster. Cowherd pointed to how the ancient pair of Tom Brady and Drew Brees..." June 11

  • Browns QB Baker Mayfield Draws Praise for Physique

    Heavy "Baker Mayfield’s rough second season in the NFL trailed into the offseason, when the quarterback was dragged on social media for his physique in a photo on a boat alongside some of his pro football brethren. But after some offseason work, it appears Mayfield..." June 08

  • Hue Jackson Makes Comment About Baker Mayfield, Set to Release Book Next Year

    SI "Hue Jackson is known for his terrible time in Cleveland where he went 3-36 in terms of his coaching record. A lot of it had to due with the tough nature of a rebuild, he just wasn’t very good at his job either. Jackson is back in the news after telling Jake Trotter of ESPN that..." June 05

  • Baker Mayfield’s footwork progressing while working remotely " If the real Baker Mayfield is anything like the virtual one, Browns offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt will be one happy man this season. “He’s done everything I’d expect from him as a starting quarterback,’’ Van Pelt said on a Zoom call with..." June 05

  • Browns OC Alex Van Pelt: Odell Beckham Jr., Baker Mayfield ‘all in’ during unique offseason

    Akron Beacon Journal "The commitment and dedication wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and quarterback Baker Mayfield have shown during this unique offseason as they work to bounce back from a disappointing 2019 has been everything new Browns offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt could desire. Beckham skipped..." June 03

  • Joel Bitonio thinks Baker Mayfield’s a great fit in new Browns offense

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Joel Bitonio believes Baker Mayfield will flourish in Kevin Stefanski’s offense, which is the same as what Bitonio experienced as a rookie under Kyle Shanahan in 2014. “There’s definitely a chance to do some things on offense that we’re excited to..." June 03

  • Baker Mayfield Cuts Rug In Wedding Dance Circle, Channels OU Days

    TMZ "Baker Mayfield threw it all the way back to 2015 at a wedding last week... busting a move in a dance circle just like when he was a young QB hittin' the Whip at Oklahoma!!! TMZ Sports has learned ... Baker attended his cousin's wedding in Simpsonville, S.C. on May 25..." May 31

  • Browns TE David Njoku Spills on Workout Session With Baker Mayfield

    Heavy "The Cleveland Browns haven’t been able to assemble for official practices just yet, but Baker Mayfield figured he’d get a head start on the season by inviting some of his teammates to Texas for private workouts. Among those attending were Browns new..." May 29

  • Baker Mayfield on Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry: It’s their time now

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Baker Mayfield missed Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry at his throwing session last week in Austin, Texas, but knows they have a sense of urgency to accomplish their goal of winning a championship together here. “Those guys are working extremely hard,’’ Mayfield..." May 28

  • Browns' Baker Mayfield says he's working hard on field, staying quiet off it

    ESPN "Baker Mayfield didn't boast or brag during his first media interview this offseason. The usually brash Cleveland Browns quarterback didn't talk trash or call out any opponents, either. Instead, coming off a rocky second year in the NFL, Mayfield said he's..." May 28

  • Colin Cowherd Says Baker Mayfield Is ‘Case Keenum with a Stronger Arm’

    The Spun "Of all the QBs who played in the 2019 NFL season, none got as much criticism from Colin Cowherd as Baker Mayfield did. But it looks like Cowherd is ready to get on the Baker bandwagon in 2020, albeit gingerly. On Wednesday’s edition of The Herd, he reiterated his belief..." May 27

  • Baker Mayfield: Year 3 is a big year for contracts

    Yahoo! Sports "Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield knows he’ll be richly rewarded if he can play up to his potential in 2020. That’s because 2020 is Mayfield’s third season, and NFL players can renegotiate their contracts after the third year of their rookie deals. " May 27

  • Browns' Kevin Stefanski: 'I've been very impressed with how smart Baker Mayfield is'

    The Score "New Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski likes what he's seen and heard from quarterback Baker Mayfield so far this offseason. "(We are) texting almost every day, he's doing a nice job in the program," Stefanski said on SiriusXM NFL..." May 20