Sep 20, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates after Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde (not pictured) scores a touchdown during the second half against the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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Cleveland Browns 21, New York Jets 17
Rookie QB Baker Mayfield did a tremendous job following the early departure of Tyrod Taylor. He orchestrated the late second quarter drive that put the first three points on the board and led scoring drives both ending in Carlos Hyde touchdowns. To top it all off, he collected a two-point conversion following their third-quarter score on a trick pass from Jarvis Landry. Mayfield may have found playing time due to an injury but this performance should clear away a path to securing the starting job, moving forward.
Making fantasy owners happy across the nation, Landry’s involvement increased exponentially with Mayfield under center, and ended up eclipsing 100 receiving yards…