Baker Mayfield Is Giving Suggestions On How To Improve The Browns’ Season

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Rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield is not only one of the most promising draft picks of the NFL season, he’s also giving his coaches pointers during his limited time off.

Mayfield, who has somehow led the Cleveland Browns to a 2-4-1 record thus far, told reporters after their close game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that he isn’t panicking yet. (RELATED: Jim Brown Is Not Excited That Baker Mayfield Got Drafted First)


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Mayfield confided in a press gaggle and voiced his concerns — or lack thereof — about the team now that the NFL season is fully underway.

“I think a lot of things are said postgame, emotionally. I think the thing around here is, we don’t need to re-invent the wheel. We need to perfect our craft. We have what we have, we don’t need to change too much,” he said, per Cleveland-based sports reporter Keith Britton.

It’s interesting, as CBS Sports points out, to note that the QB’s comments seem to stand in direct contradiction to what head coach Hue Jackson told reporters after Sunday’s game:

“I think I have every right as a head coach to jump in to help and assist,” Jackson said.

We’ll see whose approach is right. The Browns’ next game is against the Steelers on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. (eastern time).

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