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Baker Mayfield

Discussion in 'Other NFL' started by Galant, Sep 21, 2018.

  1. Galant

    Galant Love - Unity - Sacrifice - Eternity Staff Member

    Apr 22, 2014
    Only saw the first half of the TNF game last night but I was surprised with the conviction and speed on Mayfield'd throws when he came on. Even if at times it felt like he held onto the ball too long, he would turn launch that ball like a rocket and made some impressive passes.

    A lot of people are going to be saying a lot of things about Mayfield but all I know is I'm going to be paying attention to see if this kid really is special.
  2. Jt0323

    Jt0323 Fins Up! Luxury Box

    Dec 7, 2007
    Las Vegas
    I would love nothing more fore him to be the Real Deal, and Darnold to be Sanchez 2.0. My brother is a Jet fan, and he kept thinking he was the 2nd coming of Namath
  3. Vertical Limit

    Vertical Limit Senior Member

    Nov 25, 2007
    He made some very impressive throws and you can tell he is very gifted/different than most when it comes to how he sees the field.

    Still just his first game though, i want to see how he is after a handful of bad games. Because in the NFL you will have a bad game. He rarely if ever had a bad game as a college athlete. So when that day comes it will be very humbling and we will learn more about him.
  4. Nappy Roots

    Nappy Roots Well-Known Member

    Dec 3, 2007
    I agree. That is really my only question about Baker as a player. How will he respond to failure. He got his *** kicked the 2nd half against Georgia. You could see him press because of it. Not worried about him giving up, hes too much of a competitor. I am worried about him trying to put the world on his back when things go bad. Could spell trouble in the NFL trying to make a bunch of hero throws.
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  5. Rock Sexton

    Rock Sexton Anti-Homer

    Mar 14, 2015
    First QB in NFL history to march his team back from 14 pts in his pro debut! Let's also consider the fact that it was a short week and he got literally no reps. Then there was the weight of the Browns having not won a single game in over 600 days.

    This kid is ready and has been ready. Anyone with a set of eyeballs can see his pocket awareness is leagues beyond normal rookies. He's also not stupid with the football like his counterpart last night Durrrnold the INT machine. Notice how the entire Browns offense changed with him in there, both because of how he sees the field and how the players respond to him.

    God I wish we had been able to draft Mayfield.
  6. Not So Fast

    Not So Fast Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2012
    Lake Worth, FL
    Not the first

  7. Dol-Fan Dupree

    Dol-Fan Dupree I drink your milkshake! Club Member

    Dec 11, 2007
    What a crazy career he has had.
  8. cna

    cna New Member

    Nov 26, 2018
    He's for real. He can win the Super Bowl if the Browns can stop trading away all their good players.
  9. MediocrityLivesOn

    MediocrityLivesOn Member

    Dec 16, 2018
    If only we could draft a QB with that much talent.....
  10. MediocrityLivesOn

    MediocrityLivesOn Member

    Dec 16, 2018
    This franchises ownership is too brain damaged to draft a talented QB.

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