5 Cleveland Browns whose stock is down after Week 8 loss to Steelers

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1. Todd Haley

Read something after the game regarding the coaching philosophy on Baker Mayfield.

Hue Jackson would rather the rookie play quick and not huddle so much, while offensive coordinator Todd Haley is preaching the more traditional, huddle-up, drop-back approach.

It’s not working. I mean, what the heck happened to the guy that came out and crushed the Jets, Raiders and Ravens?

He just looks like other quarterbacks of Browns’ past, now, constantly running for his life and unable to find any help down field. He’s now been sacked 20 times in the six games he’s played! If he keeps going at this pace, he’ll be sacked 56 times this season.

And remember, Mayfield didn’t even play the first two games of the year!

For some perspective, Tim Couch was sacked 56 times during the 1999 campaign. David Carr was sacked more than anyone in history and was taken down 72 times during his rookie campaign with the Texans in 2002.

It’s not such a mystery now as to why it was written that Todd Haley’s job may be in jeopard. This latest effort certainly didn’t help his cause.