Baker Mayfield has been coping with accidents all season. This week, the Browns beginning quarterback has been restricted in apply with a “sore foot,” together with the shoulder problem that has plagued him all through the autumn.
Mayfield downplayed the foot problem on Wednesday, saying it “is nothing main by any means.” Offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt backed that up throughout a press convention at this time, indicating that his quarterback needs to be good to go in opposition to the Patriots this weekend.
“Because it pertains to the sport, I do know he is a tricky man,” Van Pelt stated. “He is already performed by means of loads worse than this. I do know he’ll be fantastic. We simply gotta discover a technique to get him by means of apply this week.”
Mayfield has missed only one recreation thus far this 12 months—the primary of his profession—regardless of coping with a reasonably important shoulder injury. He’ll seemingly want surgical procedure to restore a torn labrum and shoulder fracture within the offseason.
Case Keenum began the Browns’ Week 7 recreation, a 17–14 win over the Broncos on Thursday Evening Soccer.
Mayfield returned for the workforce’s 15–10 loss to the Steelers the next weekend, and bounced again for a pleasant efficiency final Sunday, throwing for 218 yards and two touchdowns in a 41–16 win over the Bengals.
Browns vs. Patriots is about for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.
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