Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield appeared to suffer a hand injury at the end of the first half of today’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mayfield had to leave the game and enter the locker room.
Mayfield appeared to suffer the hand injury on a passing attempt at the end of the first half in Pittsburgh.
The former No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick appeared to injure his right hand when it hit a Steelers player’s helmet following a passing attempt.
Mayfield reportedly appeared to be in “considerable” pain.
Baker Mayfield got injured, went to the locker room at the end of the half.
Garrett Gilbert is at QB.pic.twitter.com/fE1gKwX3rb
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) December 1, 2019
Drew Brees suffered a similar-looking injury earlier this season that knocked him out for weeks. Hopefully this is not as serious.
Mayfield was replaced at quarterback by Browns backup Garrett Gilbert.
“Baker Mayfield left the field holding his right hand in considerable pain. Garrett Gilbert is the team’s backup,” Ian Rapoport reported.
#Browns QB Baker Mayfield left the field holding his right hand in considerable pain. Garrett Gilbert is the team’s backup.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 1, 2019
Mayfield had thrown for 98 yards on 10 of 17 passing for 1 touchdown and no interceptions. Gilbert went 0 for 2 in relief.
The Browns are tied with the Steelers, 10-10, at halftime.
Stay tuned for updates on Mayfield.
UPDATE: Mayfield is reportedly warming up for the third quarter, which is a good sign.
Baker Mayfield is warming up.
— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) December 1, 2019