Baker Mayfield: If I’m the backup I’ll try to be the best backup

The Browns made Baker Mayfield the first overall pick in the NFL draft, but they made Tyrod Taylor their starting quarterback. Mayfield says he can live with that.

Mayfield said at the Browns’ minicamp that he understands that he has a role on the team before he’s the starting quarterback, and that role is to help the team get better from a spot other than No. 1 on the depth chart.

As for football, Shepley faces the uphill battle every undrafted Youth Authentic Cheap Jerseys free agent does. The chances of him actually making the Jets’ active roster are slim, but he is hopeful. He is working at right guard, but said he can play all over the line. He is learning the American game after growing up in Windsor, Ontario, and playing his college ball at British Columbia. The biggest difference is defensive linemen line up a yard off the ball in Canada.

They are basically in your face [in the NFL], Shepley said. When people talk about the speed of the American game, that’s what I think of because you have to be like that (he snaps his fingers) off the snap. It’s a learning experience for me. I think I’m grasping it pretty quickly.

It appears as though that good feeling may have left the building.

According to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Raiders are wary that a new suspension for the talented, but troubled, receiver may be imminent.

The team declined to comment on the matter to Gehlken but affirmed they are awaiting word from the NFL about a potential violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy.

Bryant was suspended for the entirety of the 2016 season due to repeated violations of the substance-abuse policy. He was conditionally reinstated last year and played in 15 games for Pittsburgh with eight starts. He caught 50 passes for 603 yards and three touchdowns before being traded to the Raiders in exchange for a third-round pick.

A failed test isn’t the only way Bryant could run afoul of the league policy. Missed New York Jets Cheap Jerseys tests could trigger another suspension as well.

Malcolm Jenkins never said a word, and he wants everyone to hear it.

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