Browns’ Jedrick Wills insists he wasn’t ‘s–tting on’ Baker Mayfield

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Cleveland Browns violative lineman Jedrick Wills Jr. took to Twitter connected Monday to clarify his comments earlier successful the time erstwhile helium said “there’s nary drop-off” from starter Baker Mayfield to backup Case Keenum. 

“Bro y’all are weird,” Wills tweeted, on with 2 laughing emojis. “Case played a bully game, not s–tting connected Bake astatine all. Relax.”

Wills, who returned to the Cleveland lineup against the Broncos aft an ankle wounded caused him to miss a brace of games, had been asked astir the assurance level of the Browns with Keenum astatine backmost alternatively of Mayfield, who missed Cleveland’s triumph connected Thursday with a left-shoulder wounded — 1 that could support him retired aggregate games, according to CBS Sports.

“(The assurance level is) precise good,” Wills said. “We didn’t consciousness immoderate drop-off. Case is simply a seasoned feline who’s played in, he’s astir apt played successful much games than I person my full career, you cognize what I’m saying? So there’s nary drop-off. Everything felt precise smooth, ran the discourtesy smooth.”

Browns Jedrick Wills Baker MayfieldBrowns violative lineman Jedrick Wills (l.) and backmost Baker Mayfield (r.)Getty Images (2)

Cleveland defeated the Denver Broncos connected Thursday Night Football, 17-14, and Keenum completed 21 of 33 passes for 199 yards and a touchdown — including what ended up arsenic the game-winning touchdown walk to Johnny Stanton successful the last infinitesimal of the 3rd quarter. It was his archetypal commencement since 2019, erstwhile helium started 8 games with the Washington Football Team aft compiling 30 combined starts crossed the erstwhile 2 seasons with the Broncos and Minnesota Vikings.

For Mayfield, the lack snapped his agelong of 53 consecutive starts that dated backmost to 2018 erstwhile helium was a rookie. The Browns adjacent look the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend, and Mayfield didn’t signifier again connected Monday.