Dealing with the New York Giants on Sunday Night time Soccer, the Browns quarterback got here out firing, finishing 9 of his 10 go makes an attempt within the first quarter. However whereas Cleveland fell behind 3-0, it did not take lengthy for Mayfield to place his group again on prime, capping a 13-play, 75-yard drive with a 2-yard landing go to tight finish Austin Hooper.
Mayfield’s robust begin got here six days after the No. 1 choose of the 2018 NFL Draft accomplished 28 of his 47 go makes an attempt for 343 yards and two touchdowns, including one other landing on the bottom, within the Browns’ thrilling loss to the Ravens on Monday evening. His first landing go on Sunday marked his 24th on the season, because the Oklahoma product has already eclipsed his landing whole (22) from a season in the past.
Laying declare to a 9-Four document, a Browns win on Sunday would go an extended towards the group breaking its 17-season postseason drought. A loss, in the meantime, may present pricey, as fellow AFC playoff contenders together with the Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans, Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins every received on Sunday.