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QB Baker Mayfield Cleveland Browns Player Page

#6 Baker Mayfield, QB
Cleveland Browns
Height 6' 1"
Weight 215 lbs
Age 25
Birthdate April 14th 1995
College Oklahoma
Year 2018
Round 1   Pick 1
Season Statistics
2020 Fantasy Points by Week
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Strength of Schedule
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Fantasy Analysis
Week 19 Projections
The last three weeks of the season were all over the place for this offense as they played whack-a-mole with COVID, so perhaps what transpired Sunday night was a result of them successfully adapting to that reality. What we saw was quite similar to their three games in late November/early December before the outbreak. Mayfield was not pressured much and was delivering laser beams all over the field. We expect the Browns to try to slow this game down, which could limit his opportunities but no matter the game script, we think he's bullet proof this week.
Passing: 249 Yards, 2 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 10 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
Mayfield disappointed big time during his highly-anticipated sophomore campaign, finishing 2019 as the fantasy QB18. Surprisingly poor chemistry with an admittedly injured Odell Beckham, however, wasn't the main story. The Browns triggerman struggled with inaccuracy and miscues because of poor protection and constant pressure. Mayfield was the fourth-most blitzed quarterback in the NFL because he played behind a shoddy line that yielded 40 sacks (seventh most), and the pressure contributed to a lousy completion percentage (59.4) and his 21 interceptions. Mayfield still finished 10th at the position in attempts (33.4 per game; career high), 14th in passing yards (238.2 per contest; career high) and 17th in touchdown strikes (1.4 per game). He gets a fresh start with a new coaching staff led by head guy Kevin Stefanski and new offensive boss Alex Van Pelt. They'll utilize a West Coast scheme that relies heavily on play-action passing. Mayfield's supporting cast returns intact: Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry (hip surgery), David Njoku, Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt. Cleveland also added Austin Hooper and upgraded its line through the draft and free agency. Even though Mayfield has a loaded receiver corps - and the Mayfield-to-Beckham connection should improve - the Browns are expected to utilize a run-heavy approach whenever possible, making big passing performances from Mayfield the exception and not the rule. Playing in a structured offense with a proven coaching staff, the 25-year-old Mayfield is talented enough to bounce back. He won't compile No. 1 fantasy quarterback numbers, but Mayfield, assuming everything goes well for him, should be able to manufacture No. 2 fantasy passer stats with occasional upside.

Passing: 207 Yards, 1 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 10 Yards, 0 TD.

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