Baker Mayfield is able to information the Browns into a brand new period.
Shortly after being named Cleveland’s 30th beginning quarterback relationship again to 1999, the rookie mentioned he is able to endure the stress and try to show the disgruntled franchise round.
“It comes with the territory,” Mayfield mentioned Monday, via Cleveland.com. “That is what I signed up for. I am residing my dream and I would not have it some other approach. With out stress, I do not suppose this might be very a lot enjoyable, with out all of the individuals watching and discovering pleasure on this sport. I really like this sport, and with out the aggressive nature, I would not take pleasure in it.”
Mayfield, the No. 1 general draft decide in April’s draft, got here off the bench Thursday after Tyrod Taylor left the sport with a concussion simply earlier than halftime and led the Browns to their first victory in 635 days. Mayfield entered with the Browns trailing 14-Three and went 17-of-23 passing for 201 yards as he helped Cleveland safe a 21-17 comeback victory. He additionally caught a two-point conversion cross, which tied the rating at 14.
However Mayfield insists he is simply getting began.
“I did not come right here simply to win one sport, and I did not come right here simply to begin the following,” Mayfield mentioned. “We’re constructing a franchise right here and we’re turning it round. It is about tradition, so being that very same particular person every single day, which implies discovering that completely satisfied medium. By no means hearken to the skin noise.”
The Browns will look to maintain their momentum alive after they go to the Raiders at 1 p.m. ET Sunday.