Baker Mayfield and John Elway really shouldn’t be in the same sentence as each other, yet we are.
One is a multi-time Super Bowl champion. The other, Mayfield, was given to Cleveland Browns,
who eventually got his place in Deshaun Watson. Yes, Deshaun Watson, who may not even play this season
Brown rolled the dice on Watson because when he's on the field, he's the top five player in his place.
They wrote Mayfield No. 1 overall back in the 2018 NFL Draft to be that guy. Although he led the team to the playoffs in 2020,
The inscription on the wall that Mayfield's time in Cleveland was made when Watson signed on a dotted line.
The 2017 Heisman Trophy winning season with the Browns officially ended with a trade-off for the Panthers,
however. The Brown trades Mayfield to Carolina for a 2024 5th-round pick,