Baker Mayfield summed up his perspective about Odell Beckham Jr. becoming a member of Jarvis Landry within the Cleveland Browns offense this manner: Let it rip.
“You may say the identical factor about me; you do not wish to tame it,” the Browns quarterback instructed reporters within the Milwaukee Brewers locker room in Phoenix.
Baker Mayfield says he’ll let Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry be themselves. Gary Landers/AP Picture
“You simply allow them to be themselves and make performs. That is who they’re, and when it comes all the way down to it, the fellows in that locker room, you are going to love enjoying with them.”
Mayfield was on the Brewers’ spring coaching camp as a result of he’s associates with outfielder Christian Yelich. Mayfield’s feedback have been the primary because the Browns acquired Beckham and defensive finish Olivier Vernon in a commerce with the New York Giants earlier within the week.
Mayfield’s perspective has been his mantra since he joined the Browns and was a part of the rationale he set a rookie document with 27 touchdowns passes in 2018. His feedback got here in response to a query about Beckham and Landry being giant personalities, and with them, perhaps he ought to simply let it rip.
“I do know from Saquon [Barkley] and Sterling Shepard [of the Giants], who I am very shut with, I do know precisely who OBJ is contained in the locker room and who he’s to his teammates,” Mayfield mentioned. “That is an important factor. Individuals can have their attitudes and perspective on it, however he is himself and he additionally has his teammates’ again.”
Mayfield known as the Browns’ potential thrilling and mentioned the staff’s offense will “be a factor the place you decide your poison” given the expertise accessible, which additionally contains operating again Nick Chubb and can embody Kareem Hunt after he serves his eight-game suspension.
“It is an thrilling time in Cleveland, completely,” Mayfield mentioned. “The followers there, after having an honest 12 months, nothing that we have been too glad about [7-8-1], have been unbelievably glad. However now, I can not even think about.
“I have not been again but, so it will be actually thrilling to return.”