The Daily Dawg Tags bring you all the Cleveland Browns news you need to know, including a look at one article explaining why Baker Mayfield should return in 2022
Heading into Week 18, the name Baker Mayfield is a hot topic. There are those who believe the Cleveland Browns should move on from the 2018 No. 1 overall pick and those who think there are plenty of teams out there who would make a move to acquire him.
While we don’t know everything that goes on behind the scenes, it’s easy to see both sides of this. Mayfield did struggle mightily in 2021 — but has also shown as recently as 2020 that he can lead a team to the playoffs.
Since that postseason run is still so fresh, Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports says it might be the right call to give him another season before deciding to move on.
That story and more can be found in today’s Daily Dawg Tags.
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"“Maybe Mayfield rebounds and plays better — or at least to the standards of 2020 where he was good enough to lead the team to the playoffs. It’s not like the Browns offense asks him to do too much anyway. He should be good enough to piece together a successful, if not championship season, with all the talent surrounding him. If nothing else, you know he’s a gamer.”"
Wetzel also asks who are the Browns going to replace Mayfield with. Sure, the grass may always seem greener on the other side, but we all know it’s not always the case. The position is sure to be evaluated, as each one is each offseason, and unless a Pro Bowl option is ready to go to Cleveland, No. 6 is likely the guy again in 2022.
"“Something I do to help me feel better is watch funny videos and play with my dog,” she wrote to Mayfield. “If you do not have a dog, a cat is fine too.”"
Brooklyn Shue had some great words for Baker Mayfield, especially the advice about playing with dogs — if that doesn’t cheer you up, nothing will. Cats, not so much, but as she said — it’s fine.
A lot of times people forget the human element when it comes to discussing sports. Since joining the Browns, Mayfield has always been a stand-up guy and it’s cool to see the younger generation showing him some appreciation.
As stated earlier, there are reportedly teams interested in Mayfield should the Browns be willing to move him in the offseason. Our own Eddie McDonald looks at four teams that could try and pry him away from Cleveland.