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Browns’ Baker Mayfield slowed by hip injury, but should face Pats

Baker Mayfield will have extra time to prepare for the unbeaten Patriots. He needs it. Cleveland’s quarterback was limited during Tuesday’s practice with a hip injury sustained on a scramble in the second half on Sunday against Seattle. Mayfield was hurt when he made a spin move and got hit in the third quarter.

Seahawks benefit from Cleveland’s giveaways, many other mistakes

Against the Seahawks, the Cleveland Browns couldn’t sustain momentum after scoring touchdowns on their first three drives, and quarterback Baker Mayfield, who now leads the NFL with 11 interceptions, was slowed by a hip injury in the second half.

Shaken: Baker Mayfield, Browns bruised after blasting by 49ers

Baker Mayfield apparently offended Richard Sherman and paid for it. Mayfield got hunted, bear-hugged, sacked and mocked by Nick Bosa in front of a national TV audience. On a trip out west, the Browns went south. The 49ers utterly beat them down.

Picked 6: Baker Mayfield taking heat for early season struggles

Baker Mayfield’s getting picked off and picked upon. Just three games into this second season, Cleveland’s confident-and-cocky quarterback is being surrounded. He hasn’t performed up to expectations – including his own – and Mayfield’s all-around game is being harshly criticized by fans, media members and at least one opinionated former NFL coach. He’s under siege.

Playmaker Baker: Browns QB Baker Mayfield aiming for playoffs

Baker Mayfield scurried down the sideline, playfully high stepping as he blew past defenders on the second day of Browns training camp. Before running out of bounds, he spun the football behind his back, then flipped it over his shoulder at lineman Sheldon Richardson as the fans erupted. It was a typical afternoon at the office for the charismatic – and undeniably cocky – quarterback who is tasked with ending Cleveland’s 16-year playoff drought.

NFL roundup: Baker Mayfield, Browns beat Broncos 17-16

Baker Mayfield capitalized on Denver’s depleted cornerback corps and dubious decisions in leading the Cleveland Browns past the Broncos 17-16 on Saturday night, keeping alive their slim hopes of ending the NFL’s longest playoff drought.

Browns snap 25-game road losing streak in win over Bengals

The Browns scored a touchdown on each of their first five possessions and dominated the Cincinnati Bengals 35-20 in Sunday’s reunion with Hue Jackson. With the win, the Browns snapped a 25-game road losing streak and kept their slim playoff hopes alive. They avoided tying the Detroit Lions (2007-10) for the NFL’s longest road drought (26 consecutive defeats) and prevailed as the visiting team for the first time since they edged the Baltimore Ravens 33-30 in overtime on Oct. 11, 2015.

Won, won and won! Cleveland Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

Rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield rallied the Browns to their first win since 2016, 21-17 over the New York Jets that ended Cleveland’s 19-game winless streak. Mayfield replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor late in the first half and led four scoring drives as the Browns got their first win since Dec. 24, 2016. Carlos Hyde had two touchdown runs for the Browns. Isaiah Crowell had two TD runs for the Jets.

Browns sign QB Baker Mayfield – No. 1 pick – before camp

The Browns have signed top overall draft pick Baker Mayfield to his rookie contract. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oklahoma signed a day before Cleveland’s players are due to report to training camp. Mayfield is not expected to start in his first season as the Browns intend to play Tyrod Taylor, who led Buffalo to the playoffs last season.