Baker Mayfield does everything in Browns debut - except push Tyrod Taylor

Ruben Hill
August 10, 2018

Yes, he looked like a seasoned veteran as he went through his progressions and delivered an end-zone bullet through traffic to tight end David Njoku for his first unofficial National Football League passing TD. In fact, it looked like they were back at Oklahoma and Penn State, respectively, competing for the Heisman Trophy. "I got into such a daily schedule in Norman, traveling with that team and doing every meeting".

Barkley had four more carries, which only resulted in four yards gained, after his big play. He did not throw the ball down the field and his last play was a sack, as linebacker Mychal Kendricks on a blitz ran past center Jon Halapio - who barely got out of his stance - and dropped Manning for a 10-yard loss.

On Saturday, Beckham said at a news conference that his contract situation is trending in the right direction and he was "optimistic" a deal could be worked out. "The natural thing for me is to try and find throwing lanes".

The new coaching staff was eager to see what Davis Webb, the No. 2 quarterback could do in a game. In two drives, Taylor went 5-of-5 for 99 yards, including a 36-yard TD down the seam to TE David Njoku (more on him shortly), for a flawless passer rating (158.3). Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. (EDT) at MetLife Stadium.

Rookie sensation Baker Mayfield wrapped up his first performance early in the fourth quarter of the Brown's game against the New York Giants. The first, a 26-yard sideline throw to Rashard Higgins, came off play action. The Browns starting QB Tyrod Taylor completed all of his five passes for 99 yards and a touchdown. Mayfield connected with rookie Antonio Calloway on 54-yard catch-and-run touchdown in the fourth quarter, as Calloway beat Leonard Johnson and then ran through Johnson's tackle attempt.

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