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.”
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.