Baker Mayfield looked great during the Chiefs game. Some bad calls got him in positions where he had to react quickly and throw the ball to his emergency target, but for the most part, he did great work today. He did have a pick, though considering the state of the game when it was made, he was clearly forcing it. He nearly led the Browns to a comeback against the top-rated Chiefs. That ain’t nothing.
The offensive line
The offensive line had a rough day. Jedrick Wills got hurt early in the first and then his backup, Kendall Lamm, who played well, got hurt too. Fear not, as former blind-date linemen Blake Hance stepped in again, hopefully earning himself a spot on this team next year. The offensive line for the most part played great. The biggest problem the team faced was Kevin Stefanski running too many empty sets and four-wide sets. Doing so allowed the Chiefs to blitz effectively. The best offensive line in the world can’t stop six or seven pass rushers.
The tight ends
If David Njoku would like to stay with the Browns, he’s earned the opportunity to. He was a difference-maker today, as was Austin Hooper. Harrison Bryant didn’t really make any huge plays but his blocking was very valuable. All in all these three men did a great job.