The Seattle Seahawks are reportedly in the mix to trade for Baker Mayfield.
When the Browns first started looking for a trade partner to unload the former first overall pick to after acquiring Deshaun Watson, the Seahawks appeared to be at the top of the list, but Seattle never showed a ton of interest. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
However, it sounds like the dynamics have changed.
Baker Mayfield’s Status With The Browns Gets A Huge Update https://t.co/X0uPZkFh4f
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 21, 2022
Josina Anderson reported that not only are the Seahawks interested in trading for Mayfield, but the franchise is also open to giving him an extension.
I’m told the #Seahawks still have a high-level of interest in acquiring QB Baker Mayfield and behind-the-scenes are open to contractually extending him, per league source. I also know that the process of collecting information and insights into Mayfield is still ongoing.
— IG: JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) June 22, 2022
This is a fascinating change of pace when it comes to dealing with the Baker Mayfield situation. For the longest time, it looked like only the Panthers were in the mix.
Now, Seattle is coming out of the woodwork, and might even be interested in extending him!
A Major Issue Is Reportedly Stopping Baker Mayfield From Being Traded https://t.co/UnhbQ0749s
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 15, 2022
In terms of a landing spot, Seattle makes a hell of a lot more sense than Carolina. The Seahawks currently have Drew Lock and Geno Smith as the team’s top two quarterbacks.
Baker Mayfield’s Status In The NFL Gets An Unexpected Update. Should Fans Revolt? https://t.co/6s0nYWuPga
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 13, 2022
If Mayfield gets traded to the Seahawks, he’ll immediately become QB1 for the franchise.
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So, if the Browns think a deal can get done, Seattle could be the perfect landing spot for the Oklahoma Heisman winner.