Anybody who thought the Baker Mayfield-Daniel Jones feud was over was sorely mistaken.
Whereas the gamers might need texted and made up, the New York media is useless set on ensuring Mayfield’s out of context feedback on the Giants rookie quarterback reside on.
After Jones delivered one other huge preseason efficiency within the Giants 25-23 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, the New York Each day Information determined to place Mayfield’s mug entrance and heart on their again web page.
“Daniel reveals Mayfield that Giants CAN get what they need with one other spectacular sport,” the newspaper wrote with the big headline “The Rolling Jones.”
Daniel Jones Responds to Mayfield’s Feedback, Doesn’t Take Bait to Hearth Again
Right here’s what Mayfield was quoted as saying in GQ that drew the ire of the web:
Close to our sales space, a SportsCenter section concerning the New York Giants catches Mayfield’s eye. “I can’t imagine the Giants took Daniel Jones,” Mayfield says, about New York’s much-maligned draft-day determination to spend the sixth decide on the quarterback from Duke (whose school report was a measly 17–19). “Blows my thoughts.”
I inform Mayfield that I’m mystified that so many supposedly skilled quarterback scouts appear unable to foretell what makes an excellent NFL quarterback.
“Some individuals overthink it,” Mayfield says. “That’s the place individuals go mistaken. They neglect you’ve gotta win.”
Mayfield rapidly responded on social media saying, “This isn’t what I stated,” calling the story clickbait earlier than responding at Browns apply the following day, saying that he had reached out to Jones to clear the air.
Jones responded himself to Mayfield’s feedback within the postgame Thursday, acknowledging that Mayfield had despatched him a textual content.
“I respect him reaching out. It’s all good — no worries,” Jones informed Dianna Russini of ESPN. “I’m not going to carry that over him. It was a very long time in the past and I believe a few of what he stated was misrepresented. All good with me. I look ahead to operating into someday.”
Jones didn’t take the bait when requested by Russini if Mayfield ought to have been taken No. 1 general.
“He’s an excellent participant,” stated Jones of Mayfield. “He had an excellent season final 12 months and I look ahead to watching him.”
In three preseason video games, Jones has regarded effectively definitely worth the No. 6 general decide. The Duke product is 25 of 30 for 369 yards and two touchdowns.
Baker Mayfield Will Have His Probability to Shine
Hoping to place the drama behind him, Mayfield may have an opportunity to get on the sector and be in his glad place because the Bucs
Mayfield has stated that he’d prefer to play at the least a half when the Browns journey right down to Florida to tackle Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Freddie Kitchens has famous he won’t go by the preseason norms when it comes to taking part in time for his starters and laughed when he heard about Mayfield’s hopes.
“He did? Everybody has an opinion on that now, proper?,” Kitchens stated. “You are attempting to bypass the system right here, aren’t you? I’ll let him suppose that.”
Kitchens stated the taking part in time just isn’t a secret saved underneath lock and key, however that after a bodily camp, the preseason contests don’t tackle such a big diploma of significance.
“It isn’t a secret. We’re going to play our guys some. I have no idea how lengthy but,” Kitchens stated. “We’ve had an excellent camp. It has been an excellent, bodily camp. These guys have embraced the truth that they really feel like they’ve been doing a little issues that most likely different groups haven’t been doing. It doesn’t matter till you begin taking part in the video games. I acknowledge that.”
Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. and the sport may be seen on NFL Community.
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