Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is set to play through three accidents in hopes of maintaining the staff in playoff competition Sunday in opposition to the Detroit Lions.
Mayfield is coping with a torn labrum in his left shoulder together with a foot and knee damage. He’s coming into the sport in opposition to the Lions with out an damage designation, in accordance to the staff’s damage report.
Browns coach Kevin Stefanski mentioned Friday that Mayfield “looked good” in apply and can start.
“As you guys know, Baker is a tough as they come. He is sore. He is fighting through it. That is kind of what you expect from him,” Stefanski mentioned Wednesday.
Mayfield and the Browns are hoping to bounce again from a rout by the New England Patriots final Sunday. Mayfield was solely 11-for-21 with 73 passing yards, a landing go and an interception. He was ultimately changed by Case Keenum because the staff misplaced 45-7.
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“This is probably the most beat up I have been in my career, and it is not like it is one particular thing; it is multiple. It is just that time of the year, and things add up. Just a couple of things after another. It is what it is,” he mentioned Wednesday.
“All around, we just have to execute. Go out there, play for each other, execute the game plan and find a way to make the plays and make enough plays to win the game.”
Cleveland is 5-5 this season and desires a win to preserve tempo within the aggressive AFC North. Luckily, the Lions have had a down yr and are going with backup quarterback Tim Boyle because the starter rather than an injured Jared Goff.
The hurting Mayfield has 1,990 passing yards, 9 landing passes and 4 interceptions this season.
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