Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield pointed the finger at himself soon after the team lost its third straight video game Sunday.
The Browns’ 27-13 reduction to the Patriots drops their history to 2-5. A period that commenced with fantastic anticipations — a playoff berth seemed pretty much a provided to some fans — is now on the brink.
Mayfield explained the team’s absence of accountability and discipline is to blame for the offense racking up pricey penalties.
“It’s just non-disciplined, men not getting focused on carrying out their career,” Mayfield explained to reporters. “It begins very first and foremost with me, to be a leader each individual single down. Get our men lined up, make absolutely sure that we’re set, we’re paying attention for the reason that if we just can’t use cadence we’re hurting ourselves. Any time we try out to use a double depend, it seems like we’re untrue beginning a little bit, but we’ll get the discipline element preset, the accountability.
“Like I explained, we have pointed out the issue, now we have to execute it on Sundays. Once again, I really feel like we experienced a good week of observe, we just didn’t translate it.”
Mayfield explained the workforce should have better aim.
“I just feel absolutely everyone has to be singular focused on undertaking your task, not stressing about what’s heading on on the outside the house,” Mayfield stated. “We have to be ready to sacrifice the top selling price to get to what we talked about preseason, our best targets. We have to be ready to sacrifice stuff each individual and just about every day. Time, focus. It’s going to be a extensive stretch, but our fellas are capable of executing that, and so it is my work to make absolutely sure we do that every and every working day. Like I reported previously, it commences tomorrow.”
The Browns have a prospect to turn factors about Sunday in Denver from the 2-6 Broncos, who will be starting up backup quarterback Brandon Allen.
It appears to be a winnable activity for Cleveland. Of training course, other groups now look at the reeling Browns on the plan just about every 7 days and say the identical thing.