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Baker Mayfield Crashes Back Down To Reality In Embarrassing Loss. Will It Humble Him?

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield looked atrocious Sunday against the Houston Texans in a 29-13 loss.

Mayfield has balled out the past couple weeks, despite refusing to shut the hell up off of the field. Judging from his play against the Texans, he should spend a little more time focusing on studying coverages, and a little less time shooting his mouth off.

The first overall pick in the 2018 draft tossed three interceptions and finished the game with a QBR rating under 25. You can watch his full lowlights below.

I mean, some of those interceptions were downright embarrassing. What was he thinking on this lob to the end zone? It’s simply atrocious decision-making. (RELATED: Here Are The Best Moments From Week 12 Of The NFL Season)

This interception is the kind of throw made by an undrafted free agent in a preseason game. It’s certainly not what a guy like Mayfield should be throwing.

Am I cheering against Mayfield? No, I’m not, but this might have been exactly the kind of awful game he needed to wake up.

He spent the last week talking about Hue Jackson. Apparently, he couldn’t find the time in his schedule to work on actually throwing a football.

Wake up, Baker. This is the NFL. It’s not college or a reality show.

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