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Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield

QB - CLE

Height: 6' 1"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 26College: Oklahoma

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
QB Rank: 28th (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #129
Best / Worst #79 / #254
ADP #117

Roster %

 
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81%
 
ESPN
35%
 
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This offense in Cleveland promises to be high-powered again this next season, but that might not necessarily lead to top-tier relevancy from Mayfield. With the commitment to the run game, Mayfield's overall pass attempts aren't going to be enough to push him into the same passing yards category as some of the other options at the QB position. This means that Mayfield is going to have to be insanely efficient with his touchdown totals to be a consistent fantasy starter for lineups. Mayfield falls more into the streaming conversation in plus matchups versus someone that you should draft as a top-12 option in 2021. There are simply other QBs that have more guaranteed volume to fall back on.

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Baker Mayfield: Contract extension talks could linger into October 2021

Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield will continue to engage in contract extension discussions with the organization into mid-season, per Mary Kay Cabot on Twitter.

Fantasy Impact

Mayfield already had his fifth-year option worth $18.858 million picked up by the Browns, which guarantees his return with the team in 2022. Waiting until later in the season will do both sides a favor, with Mayfield getting the opportunity to continue his play from the latter half of last season and the Browns' front office getting more reps to evaluate before committing to the quarterback long-term. Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen entered the league in 2018 alongside Mayfield and are expected to get their extensions completed before him, which allows Mayfield to negotiate his market value by referencing their contract extensions. Mayfield had just over a 3 TD : 1 INT ratio in 2020 while taking the Browns to the AFC Divisional round before falling 22-17 to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Matthew MacKay - 6 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftQB #17QB #14QB #30112
Dynasty QB #18QB #12QB #2221
ADP
ConsensusFantraxFFCCBS
Overall#117#142#140#124
Quarterbacks#17#24#18#16
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021)
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Projections (2021)
Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
342.95373943.827.911.444.1168.11.83.3267.5
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week196144016.2
Last 3 Weeks259.3120.3015.1
Season to Date222.71.610.30.116
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 17vs. PIT196144016.2
Week 16@ NYJ2850608
Week 15@ NYG297211021
Week 14vs. BAL343223131
Strength of Schedule
(2021)
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Game@ KC15th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesHOU, CHI, MIN26th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)BAL, LV, GB18th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--22nd easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
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Most Accurate Experts
for Baker Mayfield
Most accurate experts for Baker Mayfield
T-1.Pat FitzmauriceQB #19
T-1.Greg SmithQB #20
T-1.Mike RigzQB #12
T-1.David BiggsQB #18
T-1.Wayne Bretsky-
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