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 second-year man Antonio Callaway showing promise and tight end David Njoku perhaps on the verge of a breakout. Meanwhile, Kareem Hunt will join Nick Chubb and Duke Johnson 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.
Weapons aplenty in 2019
QBCleveland Browns
March 12, 2019
Mayfield will have a new No. 1 receiver in 2019 after the Browns traded for Odell Beckham on Tuesday.
ANALYSIS
The only thing better than winning the Antonio Brown trade sweepstakes might be getting OBJ into the mix, and the Browns didn't have to give up any key offensive players to do so. Mayfield is already coming off a nice rookie season that saw him throw for 3,725 yards and 27 touchdowns while starting 14 games. He will have a multitude of weapons heading into the new season, including wide receivers Beckham and Jarvis Landry, tight end David Njoku and running backs Nick Chubb, Duke Johnson and the newly acquired Kareem Hunt (suspension). It's a potent group that Cleveland fans may not have been able to envision just a couple of seasons ago.
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How do Baker Mayfield's 2018 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 %
20.4%
 
Avg Target Depth
9.4 Yds
 
Sack Rate
4.9%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
5.8 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
5.3%
 
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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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Excited to work with Kitchens
QBCleveland Browns
January 30, 2019
Mayfield is pleased with the Browns' decision to promote Freddie Kitchens to head coach, Pat McManamon of ESPN.com reports. "I kind of had that sense the whole time," Mayfield said Wednesday. "Seeing how [Kitchens] was, how he didn't change when he made the jump from running backs coach to offensive coordinator. Then just taking over and the difference that we had while he was calling plays."
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Puts up big numbers in loss
QBCleveland Browns
December 30, 2018
Mayfield completed 23 of his 42 pass attempts for 376 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Ravens.
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Picks apart Cincy secondary
QBCleveland Browns
December 23, 2018
Mayfield completed 27 of 37 pass attempts, racking up 284 yards and three touchdowns during Sunday's 26-18 win against the Bengals. The rookie quarterback added six rushes for 16 yards.
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Two touchdowns in win
QBCleveland Browns
December 15, 2018
Mayfield completed 18 of 31 passes for 188 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's 17-16 win over the Broncos. He also lost a fumble.
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Leads team to Week 14 win
QBCleveland Browns
December 9, 2018
Mayfield completed 18 of 22 passes for 238 yards and a touchdown while adding two yards on four carries in Sunday's 26-20 win over the Panthers.
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