BEREA, Ohio —quarterback on Wednesday stated that is “in all probability essentially the most beat up” he is been in his NFL profession, however he is nonetheless planning on taking part in towards the on Sunday.
“And it is not prefer it's one specific factor; it is a number of [injuries],” Mayfield stated. “It is simply that point of the yr and issues add up. Couple issues after the opposite. So it's what it's.”
Mayfield is battling left foot soreness in addition to a proper knee contusion that knocked him out within the third quarter of Sunday's sport towards the. The Browns trailed 31-7 when Mayfield left, and backup completed the sport.
Coach Kevin Stefanski stated Mayfield might've returned within the fourth quarter had the sport's consequence been unsure.
X-rays taken instantly after the sport revealed no structural harm, however Mayfield stated the hit caught a nerve that precipitated his knee to quickly go numb.
“The surface of my knee is sore and tender, however that numbness the place you may't really feel your leg is fairly scary,” Mayfield stated. “Have not had that earlier than, however one other new factor for me.”
Mayfield suffered a torn labrum on his non-throwing shoulder in Week 2, and that harm was exacerbated by a success he took fromthroughout a loss to the on Oct. 17, leading to a tuberosity fracture.
Mayfield sat out towards theon Oct. 21, however he returned the next week.
ESPN's Soccer Energy Index solely provides a 36% probability for the Browns (5-5) to make the playoffs. Mayfield at present ranks twenty fifth within the league with a 42.9 QBR.
“I've to adapt, no person goes to really feel unhealthy for you,” Mayfield stated of the accidents. “It isn't an excuse. You simply must discover a strategy to make a play.”