Buccaneers reportedly conform to cope with Baker Mayfield in QB search

Have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers discovered their Tom Brady successor?

Baker Mayfield has agreed to a one-year deal value as much as $8.5 million, in accordance with a number of stories. 

Mayfield will get the possibility to battle Kyle Trask for the Buccaneers’ beginning quarterback job after Brady introduced his retirement in February. Bucs brass has spoken extremely of Trask, whom they chose within the second spherical of the 2021 NFL Draft. General supervisor Jason Licht stated on the mix that they are “very excited about him getting the opportunity to be the starter.”

Or perhaps not. Mayfield will a minimum of deliver some expertise to Tampa Bay’s quarterback room. The 27-year-old will play for his fourth workforce prior to now three seasons. Four years after Cleveland chosen Mayfield with the No. 1 total decide within the 2018 draft, the Browns traded him to the Carolina Panthers.

Mayfield struggled throughout his time in Carolina. He accomplished simply 57.8% of his passes for 1,313 yards, six touchdowns and 6 interceptions with a 74.4 passer ranking, going 1-5 in six begins. Mayfield suffered an ankle harm in his remaining begin with the Panthers, however as soon as he returned, he was benched.

Following his launch from the Panthers in early December, Mayfield signed with the Rams. Just days after becoming a member of Los Angeles, he led the Rams to an unbelievable comeback win in opposition to the Raiders, throwing the game-winning landing cross within the remaining seconds to finish a 98-yard drive. 

Mayfield ended up enjoying a bit higher with the Rams. He accomplished 63.6% of his passes for 850 yards, 4 touchdowns and two interceptions with an 86.4 passer ranking over 5 video games. 

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