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Browns QB Baker Mayfield Named Pro Bowl Alternate

Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns tells to the crowd to be quiet after the Browns scored a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 30, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

On Tuesday night, the Pro Bowl rosters were released. There were a few significant snubs, including Indianapolis Colts star linebacker Darius Leonard who leads the league in tackling despite being in his first year in the NFL.

Another rookie has been talked about tonight as well. Former Oklahoma star Baker Mayfield was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the Cleveland Browns.

The Browns had two players elected to the Pro Bowl - corner Denzel Ward and star defensive end Myles Garrett. Mayfield was one of six other Browns named to the Pro Bowl as an alternate, including star running back Nick Chubb.

Not many teams drafted better than the Cleveland Browns in 2018. General manager John Dorsey appears to have hit on both of his top-5 picks in Baker Mayfield and Denzel Ward.

The latter started the year with several incredible performances before being sidelined late with a concussion. Meanwhile Mayfield has relished the past five games without head coach Hue Jackson.

The former Oklahoma star has led the team to four wins in the team's past five games.