Baker Mayfield was brazenly sad when the Cleveland Browns entered the Deshaun Watson sweepstakes, however the points between him and the staff could have began lengthy earlier than then.
A report early within the offseason claimed the Browns wished to half methods with Mayfield as a result of they felt the previous first total decide had poor leadership qualities and didn’t act like an grownup. According to a story published this week by Jason Lloyd of The Athletic, that data was correct.
“Mayfield was widely viewed as childish and immature. His behavior annoyed teammates and divided the locker room,” Lloyd wrote. “He was often difficult to coach.”
Mayfield has lengthy been identified for having a brief mood and being offended by even the smallest slights. Some view that as an asset because it motivates him. However, Mayfield couldn’t even deal with the Browns discussing potential quarterback upgrades and wound up writing a farewell note to Cleveland.
Watson is claimed to be going through a prolonged suspension, nevertheless it sounds just like the Browns deliberate to half methods with Mayfield regardless. Time will inform if a contemporary begin in Carolina is what the previous Oklahoma star wants.