Baker Mayfield was traded to the Carolina Panthers.The quarterback traded from the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a 2024 draft pick.
Although the rumors were already circulating and it was practically a fact, the news fell like a bombshell in the midst of NFL, and there have been several reactions.
The first to thank Mayfield were Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam.
“We want to thank Baker for all his contributions to the Cleveland Browns. From the moment he was called, he gave his all to this organization and this city. With his fierce competitive spirit, he excited the fans and achieved what no player in his position in Cleveland had done for a long time.
He has also contributed to society, whether it’s hosting Boys’ and Girls’ Club events, honoring our soldiers, supporting Special Olympics, and a host of other philanthropic initiatives. We thank him for all he has done for this organization and wish him and Emily all the best for the future.“
Cleveland CEO Andre Berry also sent a message to Mayfield:
“Baker Mayfield infused our organization with grit and grit when he was our starting quarterback. Baker’s competitiveness, resilience and perseverance were characteristics that endeared him to our city and his teammates. He will always have a unique place in Browns history for what he has accomplished and we wish him all the best in his career.”