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Browns OC Compares Current Quarterback Room With Baker Mayfield Favorably To Those With Ben Roethlisberger, Kurt Warner

A closeup of Baker Mayfield in a Cleveland Browns headband.

Baker Mayfield is playing for a set of pretty interesting coaches. Hue Jackson keeps moving along despite having just one win in his last two years with the team. More directly, he has Todd Haley as his offensive coordinator.

Haley has a very interesting coaching history. Outside of a brief tenure as Chiefs head coach, Haley has served as OC for the Cardinals and Steelers.

In Arizona, he had the chance to coach Kurt Warner during his renaissance. In 2008, the team made it to the Super Bowl, where it lost to the Steelers.

He wound up coaching those Steelers from 2012-17, but had a notoriously rocky relationship with future Hall of Famer Ben Roethlisberger. Now, he's in Cleveland, and considering the fact that he has recently coached two all-time great quarterbacks, he paid quite the compliment to the Browns' quarterbacks.

Todd Haley says this Browns quarterback room is one of the best he's ever coached.

From the Cleveland Browns:

“This is probably one of the best – if not the best – quarterbacks rooms, in general, that I’ve had,” Haley said Thursday as the Browns wrapped up offseason workouts.

“The group, in general, is what I’m excited about. I think that it’s an intelligent, intelligent group, with ability to throw the football and make plays with their legs, some of them. When you have that, I think that good things happen. Competition is created in the room, even though they’re working hard together to help each other and get better as a group.”

It is an interesting group overall. Obviously there is Mayfield, a dominant personality and a No. 1 overall pick. There is also Tyrod Taylor, a pretty established starter who just led a team to the playoffs. That's probably not Big Ben or Kurt Warner level, but I'm sure Browns fans love to hear it.

[Cleveland Browns]