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Panthers’ Baker Mayfield denies saying ‘I’m gonna f— them up’ regarding Browns reunion in Week 1

Baker Mayfield stated this offseason that the Browns100 percent” disrespected him after they reversed dedication to him in favor of Deshaun Watson, the ex-Texans star who’s suspended to begin 2022. Absolutely, the previous No. 1 general draft choose is keen to get revenge. Nonetheless, Mayfield is clarifying a latest declare he made with regard to dealing with his former crew within the Week 1 season opener on Sept. 11 in Carolina. 

Showing this week on the “Around the NFL” podcast, Cynthia Frelund revealed that she crossed paths with Mayfield after the Panthers’ preseason finale towards the Bills on Friday. Throughout that alternate, Mayfield allegedly delivered a warning shot to the Browns, saying, per NFL Media: “I am gonna f— them up.”

Naturally, that remark went viral, however Mayfield got here out Wednesday and stated he didn’t say that explicitly. 

“I wish to win in every thing I do, that’ll by no means change,” Mayfield told reporters. “That’s not how I phrased it, that is not even what I stated, so I am going to simply depart it at that.”

Frelund has additionally downplayed the comment, which got here throughout their personal alternate, nevertheless it’s a becoming precursor to what figures to be one in all Week 1’s most dramatic matchups.

“We have identified he has that kind of demeanor and that angle, and for higher or for worse, it really works for him,” Browns go rusher Myles Garrett stated of Mayfield’s alleged feedback, per Cleveland.com. “And I am not mad at him utilizing that fireplace and that chip on his shoulder to assist him play to the extent he has. He is been profitable in what he is completed. … We’ll take it and we’ll use it, and I am hoping for an awesome matchup. I do not assume any much less of him as a result of he is going on the market and doing the identical factor he did when he was with us. He is the identical man personally, and possibly we’ll see a distinct Baker once we get on the sphere. Who is aware of?”

Mayfield has repeatedly expressed gratitude to town of Cleveland and Browns followers for his four-year run because the crew’s beginning QB. However he is additionally been clear about wanting a contemporary begin. After an injury-riddled 2021 marketing campaign, Mayfield was set to enter a contract 12 months auditioning for the Browns’ long-term job. That’s till Cleveland aggressively recruited — and in the end landed — Watson in a polarizing commerce, which included a file $230 million assured contract for the previous Houston standout.

Now, Mayfield is the unquestioned QB1 in Carolina, which acquired him through commerce in July to compete with incumbent Sam Darnold.

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