Mayfield suffered the damage to the non-throwing shoulder on Sept. 19 whereas making an attempt to make a sort out in opposition to the Houston Texans, and has been sporting a shoulder harness since.
Mayfield is coming off arguably his worst sport in nearly a yr. He accomplished solely 15 of 33 passes for 155 yards in Cleveland’s 14-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Nonetheless, Mayfield has downplayed each the damage and the harness, saying they “shouldn’t” be affecting his throws.
“I actually don’t suppose it is that sophisticated,” Mayfield stated of his efficiency in opposition to the Vikings. “All people goes to attempt to make an excuse. I just about hit on it after the sport, I simply must make the rattling play. It is that easy.”
Mayfield, who completed within the prime 10 in QBR final season, ranks 26th in QBR to this point this season with a ranking of 39.8.
The Browns, who’ve gained three in a row, journey to play the Los Angeles Chargers this weekend.
The NFL Community first reported the severity of Mayfield’s damage.