Watson was handed a six-game suspension Monday for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. The directive was issued by former federal judge Sue L. Robinson who was appointed the disciplinary officer in the Watson case. The NFL has three days to determine whether it will appeal the suspension.
Mayfield was asked Monday at training camp about the Watson suspension but was not taking the bait, それがあったと言って “none of my business.”
“I’m paid to play quarterback and lead this team, not to make decisions on anything other than that,” 彼は記者団に語った.
Mayfield was thrust into a battle for starting quarterback for Carolina when he was traded. He is looking to beat out Sam Darnold and rookie Matt Corral for the job.
The fifth-year quarterback said he appreciated the transparency from coaches in the battle.
“Everything has been extremely transparent. They’re telling us exactly how they’re handling it. It’s not being said to one person, and Sam hears another thing; it’s right there in front of us and clear and concise,” 彼は言った.
“私のために, it’s obviously not second nature yet, but I’m trying to make those steps toward you learn the reads well enough to where it’s a reaction to get through the progressions and knowing where to go. Last week was definitely slower than I would like it to be, but that’s to be expected. Looking to make some steps this week with repeated calls and get better.”
Mayfield spent four seasons with the Browns. He led Cleveland to a playoff win in 2020, their first playoff win since the 1994 シーズン. It was also Cleveland’s first playoff appearance since 2002 and first winning season since 2007.
彼の 2021 season was in disarray as he tried to play through injuries. に 14 ゲーム, 彼は持っていた 3,010 通過ヤード, 17 ラムズはオフシーズンにジャレッド・ゴフとの取引でスタッフォードを買収しました 13 傍受.