Baker Mayfield didn’t make any new associates within the Massive Apple following his feedback in GQ about New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones.
Regardless of later clarifying his feedback and saying he was taken out of context, the injury was performed. And one of many folks taking offense to what Mayfield mentioned was actor and occasional FS1 visitor Michael Rapaport, who went off on an expletive-laden rant directed on the Cleveland Browns star QB.
Right here’s what the one-time “Associates” actor and podcast host needed to say:
“Baker Mayfield, what the f— are you speaking about? Maintain my quarterback’s identify, or my backup quarterback’s identify, or my third string quarterback’s identify out your mouth dude. I do know you’re all overrated trigger you performed Fortnite and taught your self a few dance strikes. You’re nonetheless a Cleveland Brown — I don’t care how a lot expertise you will have round you. You had been 1-5 on the street final yr. You haven’t gained any vital soccer video games in your total profession. Speaking about how Daniel Jones shouldn’t have been drafted by the New York Giants. What, did he steal your woman at a quarterback camp while you guys had been in highschool? What sort of sucker s— is that? You disrespecting a rookie quarterback who hasn’t even taken a snap within the NFL. You Cleveland Brown cornball. Maintain DJ’s identify out your mouth.
“You ought to be worrying about getting your self an honest meal whereas residing in Cleveland. Fear about not getting salmonella poisoning going out to a restaurant in Cleveland.”
The total video is beneath, however warning, it comprises some NFSW language.
Within the GQ article, Mayfield was supposedly watching a SportsCenter section when he gave his opinion on Jones being taken with the No. 6 total choose on this yr’s draft.
“I can’t imagine the Giants took Daniel Jones. Blows my thoughts. Some folks overthink it. That’s the place folks go unsuitable. They overlook you’ve gotta win,” Mayfield mentioned within the article. “Both you will have a historical past of successful and being that man on your staff otherwise you don’t.”
Giants Tight Finish Evan Engram Calls Baker Mayfield’s Criticism a ‘Cry for Consideration’
The Giants gamers had been requested about Mayfield’s quote on Jones following follow and tight finish Evan Engram didn’t mince phrases.
“It’s sort of dumb,” Engram informed NJ Advance Media of Mayfield’s feedback. “There’s two forms of folks on this world. There’s individuals who run their mouths and cry for consideration and there’s individuals who put their head down, get to work and get stuff performed. That’s every thing Daniel’s been doing.”
Jones alternatively was very civil in his response, taking the excessive street.
“I believe he’s a terrific participant,” Jones mentioned. “He can throw it and I take pleasure in watching him play.”
Baker Mayfield Makes an attempt to Make clear Feedback on Daniel Jones
Shortly after the story went viral for what Mayfield had mentioned, the Browns QB took to social media to make clear what he mentioned.
“This isn’t what I mentioned…. simply so we’re clear. I additionally mentioned I used to be shocked I received drafted primary. Then was speaking concerning the flaws in evaluating QB’s. The place I introduced up successful being vital. Reporters and media will do something to give you a click on bait story. Heard nothing however good issues and need nothing however the most effective for Daniel.”
Sadly, the Giants and Browns gained’t play this yr, except they meet up within the Tremendous Bowl. Nonetheless, they’re scheduled to satisfy up in 2020. Who is aware of — by then possibly Daniel Jones may have taken over for Eli Manning and he can show Mayfield unsuitable head-to-head.
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