Mayfield was expecting game-time choice status but Browns make choice early, best for all included to rest up. RT @Browns: QB Case Keenum to begin versus Broncos.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) October 20, 2021
Missing out on Thursdays video game will give Mayfield 2 complete weeks to get his shoulder right. He has actually been toughing it out for 4 video games however it appears that Sundays blow did more damage than expected. Luckily for all parties included, it is his non-throwing shoulder; that should offer the front workplace and fans some solace.
Baker Mayfield will miss out on Thursday Night Football versus the Denver Broncos.
In his lack, the Browns will have seasoned quarterback Case Keenum at the helm. Keenum joined Cleveland last year where he served as Mayfields backup, appearing in two games. He has leapt around the NFL playing for six groups in his ten-year profession.
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The Cleveland Browns have formally dismissed Baker Mayfield for their Thursday Night Football video game against the Denver Broncos.
An injury suffered in mid-September will finally keep Baker Mayfield from playing in a video game.
Mayfield has actually been playing through a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder considering that Week 2. In last weeks fight against the Arizona Cardinals, he took another shot to that side, which knocked him out of the video game briefly. Now it appears like it will keep him from playing in Week 7.
According to ESPNs Jeremy Fowler, Mayfield battled to play Thursday but the group announced they will lack their starting quarterback.
Mayfield has been playing through a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder because Week 2. In last weeks battle against the Arizona Cardinals, he took another shot to that side, which knocked him out of the game briefly. Missing Thursdays game will give Mayfield two complete weeks to get his shoulder. Keenum joined Cleveland last year where he served as Mayfields backup, appearing in two games.
The Browns have been bit severely by the injury bug this year. Both running backs Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt are handling their own injuries. Wide receiver Jarvis Landry has remained in and out of the lineup, while both beginning takes on are dealing with injuries of their own.
Cleveland, after their home game against the Broncos, will remain in town for a divisional video game versus the competing Steelers in Week 8.