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Saquon Barkley's thrilling 39-yard rush in first NFL carry (Video)

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Mayfield said he didn't experience any jitters in his preseason debut, but did acknowledge that he was glad to get the first game under his belt.

It might only be the preseason, but one game in, Baker Mayfield showed why the Cleveland Browns made him the No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Football League draft.

3 - The Browns' top two quarterbacks - Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield - combined for three touchdown passes.


Second-year tight end David Njoku caught two first-quarter touchdown passes - one from each quarterback. Last season coach Hue Jackson led the Browns to a ideal 4-0 record in the preseason.

Mayfield returned in the third quarter to spin additional magic, rolling to his right on a third-and-7 from his own 22 to find rookie Antonio Callaway along the sideline for 24 yards. He then almost found controversial rookie Antonio Callaway, in the lineup only days after receiving a marijuana citation that he didn't immediately inform the Browns of, on a deep shot that Callaway couldn't locate.

50 - The Browns, who expect to run the ball quite a bit in Todd Haley's offense, only had 50 yards rushing on 33 carries.


Overall, it was a solid start to his professional career for Mayfield.

Mayfield's final numbers (11-of-20 passing, 212 yards, 10.6 yards per attempt, two TDs, 125.4 rating, one sack) were nothing resembling those of a raw rookie trying to transition from college spread to pro-style, albeit against Giants backups playing vanilla schemes.


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