Latest Baker Mayfield News

Browns' Mayfield has surgery, starts road to 'true self'

Jan. 19, 2022 17:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has shifted into comeback mode. The Browns quarterback had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that affected his play, led to a disappointing season and raised doubts about his future in Cleveland. ...

Allen vs. Mahomes revisited as Bills face Chiefs once more

Jan. 17, 2022 19:18 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A second consecutive postseason matchup pitting Buffalo’s Josh Allen against Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes seemed almost inevitable after two of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks met in last year’s AFC championship game. The same could not have been...

Rival Patriots, Bills to meet in playoffs for only 2nd time

Jan. 14, 2022 10:18 AM EST

PATRIOTS (10-7) at BUFFALO (11-6) Saturday, 8:15 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Bills by 4, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 10-7; Bills 10-7. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 77-46-1. LAST MEETING:...

Browns expect Mayfield to 'bounce back" as starter in '22

Jan. 11, 2022 13:54 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns aren't ready to throw Baker Mayfield away just yet. The quarterback's subpar season didn't cost him his starting job, with general manager Andrew Berry saying Tuesday the Browns “fully expect” Mayfield to return as their quarterback after an...

Jets, Lions staffs to coach at Senior Bowl in Alabama

Jan. 11, 2022 12:12 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The New York Jets and Detroit Lions will get an up-close look at some of college football's top players at the Senior Bowl. The coaching staffs of both teams were assigned by NFL Football Operations on Tuesday to lead the all-star squads for the game in Mobile,...

Browns falter, fall way short of huge expectations, playoffs

Jan. 10, 2022 17:57 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Unlike previous losing seasons for the Browns, and there's a long list of them, this one wasn't followed by firings, upheaval or drama. None yet, anyway, for an overrated, underachieving team. A season that started with bravado fizzled fast and ended...

Tomlin's leadership guides Steelers to unlikely playoff spot

Jan. 10, 2022 13:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounded like wishful thinking at best. A throwaway line at worst for a coach bracing himself for imminent disappointment. “I'm capable of talking myself in(to) anything,” Mike Tomlin said last week when asked about the seemingly unlikely series of events...

Browns close season with 21-16 win over Burrow-less Bengals

Jan. 10, 2022 00:25 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow skipped Cincinnati's last trip of the regular season. He and the Bengals have reservations to go somewhere more special — the playoffs. Case Keenum got his second win while filling in for Baker Mayfield on Sunday as the Cleveland Browns ended their...

Mayfield's season ends on sideline, surgery awaits Browns QB

Jan. 09, 2022 18:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — At least Baker Mayfield's exit meeting went well. Just about everything else this season for the Browns quarterback was off the mark. And while the season is over, his time in Cleveland isn't as defined. Mayfield watched Sunday's home finale wearing...

Two roads: Young, Bennett take different paths to CFP stage

Jan. 08, 2022 13:25 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alabama's Bryce Young and Georgia's Stetson Bennett both transferred in 2018. One got a lot more attention than the other. Already a celebrated quarterback prospect heading into his junior year of high school, Young made headlines in Southern California when he...