NFL coaches do not like it when they’re quarterbacks don’t do what they’re told. However, sometimes there’s a really good reason for doing it.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield was called off the field by his coaches on Tuesday, when a planned autograph session was supposed to be over. Instead, the second-year quarterback stayed to sign autographs and take pictures with every military member in attendance.
Baker Mayfield was called off the field by the team when autographs were supposed to be over. He refused and signed and took selfies with every soldier remaining on the field. #Browns pic.twitter.com/gY8zm525yK
— Hayden Grove (@H_Grove) August 6, 2019
Twitter heartily approved of Mayfield’s generous gesture:
— G V (@gv49ers) August 6, 2019
Dude just gets it. He has the city in the palm of his hand. If it carries over to the field like many expect (hope), Watch out!
— SportsFanAtic (@AticSports) August 6, 2019
How can you not like this dude?
— Brad Reif (@breif0122) August 6, 2019
— Mikel Senior (@mikelsenior) August 6, 2019
Mayfield and the Browns will play their first preseason game against the Redskins on Thursday night.
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