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In the aftermath of the controversy on a spurned handshake that under no circumstances was, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield took the substantial highway.
On Wednesday morning, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman mentioned on the Pat McAfee Exhibit that he would “get an apology” to Mayfield about opinions he created immediately after San Francisco’s 31-3 victory in excess of the Browns. Sherman alleged that Mayfield refused to shake his hand through the pre-game coin toss.
On Tuesday, nonetheless, numerous movie angles confirmed that Mayfield had, in point shaken palms with Sherman ahead of the coin toss.
“No, I know what I did,” Mayfield claimed when asked if he was bothered by Sherman’s feedback. “Which is the one particular time the camera recording me has gone in my favor.”
Mayfield seemed to be creating a joke about the time he was arrested in Arkansas in February 2016 for public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. The arrest, in which he tried to operate absent from police but was tackled, was caught on camera and later on produced public.
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Mayfield said he was “surprised” to listen to the opinions Sherman manufactured, but pressured that he did not harbor any ill thoughts towards the cornerback.
“I respect him and who he is as a participant,” Mayfield mentioned. “He is a wonderful participant and has been for a when, in no way did I signify (any disrespect).”
Mayfield claimed he hadn’t nevertheless listened to from Sherman but stated “that’s pleasant of him” to initiate the apology.
Whilst Mayfield took the substantial highway with Sherman, he was much less forgiving with 49ers defensive conclude Nick Bosa. Immediately after nearly sacking Mayfield and forcing an intentional grounding penalty shortly right before halftime in Monday’s activity, Bosa got up and celebrated by waving an imaginary flag and gesturing as though he were planting it into the industry. Then, just after the video game as he celebrated, Bosa took an genuine 49ers flag and repeated the gesture.
Bosa acknowledged just after the sport that the celebrations had been in response to a September 2017 activity in which Mayfield, who was then the quarterback of the Oklahoma Sooners, planted a flag at midfield at Ohio Stadium immediately after the Sooners conquer Bosa’s Buckeyes, 31-16.
“I will not feel Sherman’s was a private vendetta,” Mayfield stated. “He stated what he reported. But Bosa, fantastic for him. He experienced that premeditated. He is been wondering about that obviously for two several years now, so, that’s a very long time to be feel about that loss.”
Mayfield completed Monday night’s loss with 100 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions on 8-of-22 passing.
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