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Adam Gase Preferred Baker Mayfield over Sam Darnold?

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September 11, 2019

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Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns are set to take on the New York Jets on “Monday Night Football” this coming week.

It’s a big game for both teams after the Browns and Jets dropped their season openers. It also pits Mayfield against fellow second-year quarterback Sam Darnold in New Jersey.

The backstory here is first-year Jets head coach Adam Gase and his apparent preference for Mayfield over Darnold in the lead up to the 2018 NFL Draft when Gase was the Miami Dolphins’ head coach. (READ MORE) by Vincent Frank

When the New York Jets’ decision-makers devised their offseason strategy, they focused on ways to improve Sam Darnold. Confident in his talent and growth potential, they sought to build a better cast around him. It was a sound plan: If you have a potential franchise quarterback, give him tools to succeed.

So they gifted him Le’Veon Bell, arguably the best dual-threat running back in the NFL. They added a slippery slot receiver, Jamison Crowder. (READ MORE) by Rich Cimini

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