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Around the NFL: Freddie Kitchens

I like what the Browns are putting together. They’ve got the right quarterback, they’ve got some talent around him, and now it looks like they’re putting together an intriguing coaching staff.  more »

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Jan
9

Cardinals hire Kliff Kingsbury as head coach

The Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury as their new head coach on Tuesday. Kingsbury, 39, has no NFL coaching experience but he is viewed in NFL circles asMore a brilliant playcaller with an ability to develop quarterbacks. Kingsbury has coached NFL-bound quarterbacks PATRICK MAHOMES, BAKER MAYFIELD, CASE KEENUM, and DAVIS WEBB. Time will tell what he can do with Cardinals quarterback JOSH ROSEN. Less

Source: Arizona Republic

Dec
31

Mayfield breaks rookie passing TD record

Cleveland quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD broke the NFL’s rookie passing touchdown record with his 27th touchdown pass of the season on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Mayfield joined Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson as the only rookies to throw 26 touchdown passes as a rookie.

Source: Cleveland Plain-Dealer

Dec
24

Mayfield throws 3 touchdowns

Cleveland quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD threw 3 touchdown passes in Sunday’s home finale against the Cincinnati Bengals. Fellow rookie NICK CHUBB did not find the end zone but he did top 100 rushing yards in the game while setting the Browns rookie record for rushing yards in a season.

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Factoid: Mayfield or maybe not?

It's the fantasy playoffs in many leagues, and it can be nerve-wracking to consider starting a rookie passer. But Baker Mayfield is at home against Carolina's 22nd-ranked pass defense, and there's a good chance he'll come through with solid numbers in this matchup.   more »

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Nov
26

Mayfield throws 4 touchdowns

Cleveland rookie quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD threw 4 touchdown passes against the Cincinnati Bengals and former coach Hue Jackson on Sunday. In just his eighth career start, Mayfield also passed Tim Couch for the most touchdown passes by a Browns rookie.

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Nov
12

Rookies lead Browns past Falcons

Cleveland rookies BAKER MAYFIELD and NICK CHUBB played the best games of their rookie seasons on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Mayfield had his first career 3 touchdown game while Chubb topped 200 total yards with 2 touchdowns of his own.

Source: Cleveland Plain-Dealer

Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Teams have now played 5-6 games, so it can get more meaningful to look at strength of schedule. You take the numbers so far, plug them into the upcoming schedule, and see which offenses project to travel the easiest roads. It’s usually different than what you expected in the preseason.  more »

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Oct
1

Mayfield has 4 turnovers in first career start

Cleveland quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD reminded fantasy owners that he is a rookie in Sunday’s loss to the Oakland raiders. Mayfield had four total turnovers, including two fumbles and two interceptions. Three of Mayfield’s four turnovers became touchdowns for the Raiders.

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sep
28

Taylor clears concussion protocol

Former Cleveland Browns starting quarterback TYROD TAYLOR has been cleared from the concussion protocol and returned to practice on Thursday. Despite the clearance, Taylor is also dealing with a sore backMore so the Browns are preparing DREW STANTON for backup duty behind new starter BAKER MAYFIELD. The Browns play on Sunday at the Oakland Raiders. Less

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ask the Experts: Which new QB will have the most value?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which new starting quarterback will have the most fantasy value the rest of the way?  more »

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Podcast: September 25 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 3 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by YouRulz and DraftKings.  more »

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Factoid: First-round quarterbacks

There were five quarterbacks selected in the first round back in April, and back then you might have guessed that Lamar Jackson had the clearest path to the starting lineup. Baltimore had only a struggling Joe Flacco ahead of him, while most of the other teams had highly-paid veteran passers in place. Funny how things work out.  more »

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Sep
25

Mayfield replaces Taylor as Cleveland starter

As expected, the Cleveland Browns officially announced that rookie BAKER MAYFIELD will be the team’s new starting quarterback. Mayfield replaces TYROD TAYLOR and becomes the 30th quarterback to start a game for the Browns since 1999.

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sep
22

Mayfield to be named starter on Monday

Cleveland head coach Hue Jackson will meet with quarterbacks TYROD TAYLOR and BAKER MAYFIELD when the team returns to work on Monday. Jackson is set to announce Mayfield as the BrownsMore starting quarterback after that meeting. With Taylor suffering his third concussion in the last 13 months and Mayfield leading the Browns to a long-awaited win in relief, the move was just a matter of time. Less

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

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