Latest Baker Mayfield News

Rhule: Mayfield, Darnold will play 1 series vs. Washington

Aug. 11, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold will each play one series Saturday night when the Carolina Panthers face the Washington Commanders in their preseason opener, according to coach Matt Rhule. Rhule would not say who’ll start at quarterback. “We...

Panthers to attack with McCaffrey, not worry about injuries

Aug. 10, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers aren’t planning to change their approach with Christian McCaffrey, even though the star running back has missed 23 of the last 33 regular-season games due to injuries. It’s full speed ahead when it comes to McCaffrey this season. ...

Rhule: Panthers want to avoid 'wrong decision' in QB battle

Aug. 08, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation remains unsettled. Coach Matt Rhule said both Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have had good days, but he’s not ready to declare a starter. Rhule said that decision could come...

Pro Bowl guard Teller aiming for Browns turnaround

Aug. 05, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Right guard Wyatt Teller firmly established himself as one of the NFL's top offensive linemen last season, earning his first Pro Bowl selection. The Cleveland Browns rewarded him with a $56.8 million, four-year contract extension. Accolades and big...

Browns in limbo while QB Deshaun Watson's saga shifts again

Aug. 04, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — When owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam returned from Houston in March with Deshaun Watson under contract, the Browns' long search for a franchise quarterback — a fruitless 20-year odyssey — appeared to be over. Nothing's changed. Cleveland's in a...

Taylor knows his role with the Giants is to back up Jones

Aug. 03, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tyrod Taylor signed with the New York Giants, knowing the only way he would start at quarterback would be if Daniel Jones played poorly or got hurt. It's as simple as that for the well-traveled 32-year-old who is entering his 12th NFL season. ...

Deshaun Watson gets muted reaction at Browns' open practice

Jul. 30, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson sprinted onto the field to a light round of cheers Saturday at the Cleveland Browns' first open practice of training camp. The noticeably muted reaction reflected the uncertainty surrounding Cleveland’s controversial new quarterback. ...

Panthers want QB Mayfield to stay aggressive, avoid mistakes

Jul. 27, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield developed a reputation in Cleveland as a bit of a gunslinger, willing to make the occasional risky throw downfield if it meant possibly making a big play. The No. 1 overall draft pick in 2018 may be asked to do things a little differently...

NFL teams open camp with biggest question still unanswered

Jul. 26, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

Training camps opened across the NFL and the biggest offseason question remains unanswered. The Cleveland Browns still don’t know how many games they’ll be without Deshaun Watson, who is still waiting for retired judge Sue L. Robinson to issue a ruling following his disciplinary...

Darnold not bitter over Mayfield trade, welcomes competition

Jul. 26, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — If Sam Darnold is bitter about the Carolina Panthers’ decision to trade for Baker Mayfield, he’s doing a great job of hiding his feelings. Darnold said Tuesday he welcomes the competition at quarterback. “They’re going to do whatever...