Rex Ryan escalates feud with Baker Mayfield

first_img“I am just basing things on fact and what I see,” Ryan continued. “I only had 30 years of coaching experience, 20 in the NFL, so I can see where he would question me.”Following the Browns’ 40-25 win over the Ravens on Sunday, Mayfield was asked if Ryan’s comments added any extra motivation. Baker Mayfield says Rex Ryan’s criticism wasn’t motivation to win. pic.twitter.com/7TV5NmHZQi— ESPN (@espn) September 29, 2019Mayfield seems like he’s ready to move on from this saga. Rex Ryan just turned up the heat on his feud with Baker Mayfield.The former Jets coach wore Cleveland Browns colors on “Sunday NFL Countdown,” after the quarterback responded Wednesday to the ESPN analyst calling him “overrated as hell.” “Whatever. In the wise words of Freddie Kitchens, ‘If you don’t wear orange and brown, you don’t matter,’” Mayfield said Wednesday about Ryan’s comments. “Rex Ryan doesn’t have any colors right now for a reason, so it’s OK.”Baker Mayfield: “If you do not wear orange and brown, you do not matter”Rex Ryan: pic.twitter.com/Y8KMV55sDs— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) September 29, 2019MORE: Can the Browns flip their season around vs. Ravens? Ryan first sparked the dispute with his comments on Mayfield during Monday’s “First Take.” He added more fuel to the fire on Sunday, telling the quarterback not to be “the weak link” on the Browns.”Baker Mayfield better be happy I’m not in the black and purple today … ’cause he’d be in trouble.”–Rex Ryan responds to Baker Mayfield’s comments pic.twitter.com/FIUKVicqer— ESPN (@espn) September 29, 2019“Baker Mayfield better be happy I’m not in the black and purple today on that sideline, ’cause he’d be in trouble,” Ryan said ahead of the Browns’ game vs. the Ravens. “Here’s one thing I know about Baker Mayfield: Unlike any other quarterback in the National Football League, he’s got two Pro Bowl receivers (Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry) that he’s throwing to. No other team can say that. They’ve got two of them. By the way, this offensive line that’s been much-maligned, they’re ranked second in pass protection. So I don’t get it. Where’s the correlation? He’s been sacked the [fourth]-most times in the NFL, so something’s not jiving.last_img read more

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