“Simple and clear, I have to grab a damn ball,” said Jets, tinkering with Cleveland’s last two drives. 23-16 victory At MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. “We had exactly what we needed to win this game, and I didn’t work well enough. That’s it.”
Due to contact tracing from players who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, Browns had to play without the top four wide receivers.Instead, Cleveland had to resort to a practice squad call Ja’Marcus Bradley And Derrick Willys, In addition to Marvin Hall, Those who were claimed exemption earlier this month.
As a result, facing stacked boxes, running back Nick Chub And Kareem Hunt According to a survey by ESPN Stats & Information, the average pre-contact average was only 0.3 yards, with a total rush of only 39 yards. Unable to establish a run or facilitate play action, Browns had to air with Mayfield instead, and Mayfield ended up trying the best 53 passes of his career. According to a survey by ESPN Stats & Info, 36 of these passes were tight end or running backs, with the most quarterback draws in the last 20 seasons.
Still, Mayfield refused to use these important absences as an excuse, especially at the recipient, and he was liable for the loss.
“Put it on me, because I didn’t do my job, I didn’t play at the high level I should have, and I didn’t finish this game without moving these guys.”
Mayfield received only one question during the post-match video hangouts, but spoke for nearly two minutes. Before leaving, Browns made his first playoffs since 2002, admitting that he could beat Pittsburgh next weekend to end the NFL’s longest post-season drought.
“I’m going to stab this for a day or two, but the Steelers will win,” he said. “So I’m going to roll with these punches. Turn your back on the wall and we have to win to get in. You know, this group fought today, but I Didn’t do enough. I didn’t play enough for us to win. And that’s it. “
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Baker Mayfield said Cleveland Browns failed after losing to the New York Jets.
https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/30608022/baker-mayfield-says-failed-cleveland-browns-loss-new-york-jets Baker Mayfield said Cleveland Browns failed after losing to the New York Jets.