It's only one game and it's the preseason, but that doesn't mean fans of the Cleveland Browns shouldn't be a little excited about what they saw on Thursday Night.
The Penn State running back finished with 43 yards on five carries. Then he bounced it outside and gained the edge on flat-footed Browns CB Damarious Randall. Take away the 39-yard burst and his four runs totaled four yards. Mayfield was much better against the second-teamers, hitting Njoku on a 10-yard scoring pass to give the Browns a 13-3 lead in the second quarter. In two drives, Taylor went 5-of-5 for 99 yards, including a 36-yard TD down the seam to TE David Njoku (more on him shortly), for a ideal passer rating (158.3).
Mayfield was up next and, following a three-and-out, settled in on his second series, finding Rashard Higgins with a pretty back-shoulder throw on the sideline for a 26-yard gain.
Taylor and Landry are the faces of an influx of talent this offseason following the franchise's first winless season.
After one more three-and-out late in the first half, Mayfield got three second-half series that extended into early in the fourth quarter.
Why Twitter won't ban Alex Jones
Family members of some of the victims are suing Jones for defamation. "He's much more careful with what he posts", Warzel said. Meanwhile on Wednesday 8 August, Alex Jones created a Periscope live stream on Twitter in reaction to Dorsey's comments.
How to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in the Northwest this weekend
The number of Perseids zipping across the sky should increase steadily through the night, peaking just before sunrise. At the meteor shower's speak on the night of August 12, you can expect to see between 60 to 70 meteors every hour.
Ruby Rose fights back tears as she discusses Batwoman role
Fans will get their first look at Rose's take on the character in the big Arrowverse crossover event this December on The CW. Rose, 32, admitted she's been overcome with emotion every time she's stopped to think about her latest casting.
"I don't think I was tempted [to run right away]", Mayfield said.
Mayfield finished a stellar evening 11-of-20 for 212 yards and two touchdowns.
QB controversy in Cleveland?
The Browns (1-0) responded with 13 unanswered points, a run that overlapped with rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield's National Football League debut.
Dianna Russini tells Bull and Fox Browns OC Todd Haley told her Tyrod Taylor "is going to prove this year's he's not just a placeholder".