Mayfield is putting together rookie season unlike any other


Move over Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Dak Prescott, because Baker Mayfield is putting together a rookie season unlike any other. 

Mayfield's doing something none of those previous quarterbacks were in a position to: lift up an entire franchise and city after decades of losing. 

Five-plus months ago, LeBron James left Cleveland. He accomplished his goal of bringing the city its first championship since the Lyndon B. Johnson administration. Even so, Cleveland has always been a football town. Its fans dream of the day when the Browns hoist a Lombardi Trophy for the first time. 

Those hopes have been dashed on numerous occasions over the decades, especially during the team's run in the 1980s when two of the most devastating losses in NFL history, "The Drive" and "The Fumble," occurred in back-to-back years.

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