Baker Mayfield
Baker Mayfield
24-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Cleveland Browns
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The No. 1 pick in last year's draft, Mayfield debuted Week 3 and took over the starting job the following week. His big break came when the Browns fired offensive coordinator Todd Haley entering Week 9, replacing him with running backs coach Freddie Kitchens. In six games under Haley, Mayfield completed 58.3 percent of his passes with 6.6 YPA and eight touchdowns. In eight games under Kitchens, those numbers jumped to 68.4 percent, 8.6 YPA and 19 TDs, sparked by success throwing the deep ball. In Weeks 9-17, on attempts longer than 20 yards, Mayfield posted a 14.7 TD percentage (2nd), 17.8 YPA (3rd) and 108.5 passer rating (6th). For the season, his 9.4-yard average depth of target ranked fifth in the league. The offseason addition of Odell Beckham Jr. could take Mayfield and the Cleveland offense to the next level this year under Kitchens, now the head coach but still the playcaller, with former Buccaneers assistant Todd Monken the new offensive coordinator. Jarvis Landry returns to man the slot, with young wideouts Rashard Higgins and Antonio Callaway showing promise and tight end David Njoku perhaps on the verge of a breakout. Meanwhile, Kareem Hunt will join Nick Chubb in the backfield at midseason after serving an eight-game suspension. In short, Mayfield is set up for big success. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $32.68 million contract with the Browns in July of 2018.
Focusing on footwork
QBCleveland Browns
February 19, 2020
Offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt said Wednesday that he intends to work with Mayfield on improving the quarterback's footwork during the offseason, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Coming off a deflating sophomore season in which issues with accuracy and decision-making overshadowed Mayfield's occasional splash plays, Cleveland's top offseason priority will be setting up the signal-caller up for better success in Year 3. Improved footwork technique could certainly assist in enhancing Mayfield's efficiency and mobility within the pocket, but the larger determining factor for any progress he makes in 2020 will hinge on how he adapts to the system implemented by Van Pelt and new head coach Kevin Stefanski. Of course, the 24-year-old will get the benefit of a full offseason to get acclimated with Cleveland's new coaching regime, and there will be plenty of reason for optimism about Mayfield's chances of bouncing back as he returns to a team rich in skill-position talent.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Baker Mayfield's 2019 advanced stats compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Bad Pass %
    The percentage of passes that were considered to be poorly thrown.
  • Avg Target Depth
    The average number of yards thrown per pass by the quarterback – including incomplete passes.
  • Sack Rate
    The percentage of dropbacks where the quartback was sacked. The longer the bar below, the more often they are sacked relative to other QBs.
  • Avg Receiver YAC
    The average number of yards after the catch that receivers gained on passes thrown by this quarterback.
  • Receiver Drop %
    The percentage of passes dropped by receivers on passes thrown by this quarterback. The longer the bar, the more sure-handed his receivers have been.
Bad Pass %
23.6%
 
Avg Target Depth
9.0 Yds
 
Sack Rate
7.0%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
5.9 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
5.6%
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Baker Mayfield's measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 1"
 
Weight
215 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.84 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.28 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.00 sec
 
Vertical Jump
29.0 in
 
Broad Jump
111 in
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
30.25 in
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
The first overall pick in the draft, Mayfield enters training camp as the backup to Tyrod Taylor. How long that remains the hierarchy is uncertain, despite coach Hue Jackson's proclaimed belief in Taylor. Perhaps Jackson is timid about another rookie starter after last year's debacle with DeShone Kizer, but Jackson has won a single game in two years, so if there's a coach in America who's apt to play the QB who gives him the best shot at winning, it's Jackson. Mayfield was highly accurate in college, has a strong arm and throws an excellent deep ball. At 6-1, 215, he doesn't have ideal height, but his batted-pass stats were excellent in college and, according to scouts, he processes information quickly and has the mobility to escape pressure. The Browns retooled their skill positions this offseason, adding Jarvis Landry and Antonio Callaway to a wideout group that hopes to finally have Josh Gordon for a full season. They also signed Carlos Hyde and drafted Nick Chubb to join Duke Johnson in the backfield. Better still, the offense now belongs to coordinator Todd Haley, who occupied the same role in Pittsburgh the last six years. Jackson will no longer call plays, and that will benefit whoever is under center.
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Trio of picks in season-ending loss
QBCleveland Browns
December 29, 2019
Mayfield completed 12 of 27 passes for 279 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions in the Browns' 33-23 loss to the Bengals on Sunday. He also fumbled once but recovered.
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Not enough for Ravens
QBCleveland Browns
December 23, 2019
Mayfield completed 20 of 33 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns with an interception in Sunday's 31-15 loss to the Ravens.
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Inconsistent against Arizona
QBCleveland Browns
December 15, 2019
Mayfield completed 30 of 43 passes for 247 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 38-24 loss to the Cardinals.
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Struggles in win over Bengals
QBCleveland Browns
December 8, 2019
Mayfield completed 11 of 24 pass attempts for 192 yards with two interceptions Sunday against the Browns. He also carried two times for 13 yards and a touchdown in the 27-19 win.
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No wrap, glove needed for hand
QBCleveland Browns
December 6, 2019
Coach Freddie Kitchens said after Friday's practice that Mayfield likely won't require a wrap or a glove to protect his bruised right hand in this weekend's game against the Bengals, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
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