3 Potential Commercial Destinations of Baker Mayfield After Trade Deshaun Watson of the Browns

Other main midfield domino was down, as Deshaun Watson tipped off and decided to play for the Cleveland Browns, and it looks like he’ll get a record deal in the process.

Adam Schefter also added that this allows Baker Mayfield to search for the deal he wants after official The request was forwarded on Thursday. The midfielder says that his relationship with the team has gone beyond repair.

Now, both sides appear to be getting what they want, as the Browns will get an upgrade in midfield and Mayfield will get a fresh start elsewhere.

But where would that be?

Let’s break down three potential destinations for Mayfield this holiday season, and Current team Super Bowl odds via WynnBET:

The New Orleans Saints’ current odds appear to be based on a potential quarterback trade, unless they decide to bring in James Winston for the 2022 season.

New Orleans entered the Watson sweepstakes, but now it has to turn to Plan B, possibly Mayfield. It’s hard to imagine that Mayfield is priced so high in terms of assets, as he is in the final year of his contract and the Browns don’t have much leverage in this scenario.

The Saints may attempt to rebuild Mayfield’s career, as they can surround him with elite weapons in Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara. New Orleans could easily be the second strongest team in the NFC South, as the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers also lost in the Watson sweepstakes.

However, it will take a quarter for New Orleans to get there.

The Seattle Seahawks are in a tough spot after trading Russell Wilsonbecause they have a 9 overall pick from the Denver Broncos, but in a not-so-great draft for the quarterbacks.

Maybe Seattle tries to hit the ground running with Drew Lock, who came in for a deal with Wilson, but the Seahawks can also beat Mayfield as a bridge midfielder.

The previous #1 overall pick offers more advantages over Lock, and it could help Seattle avoid having to use first pick over a quarterback in the next two drafts. Not only that, but Seattle also has two expansion stars DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett who will help Mayfield if he is acquired.

Seattle could be even worse, but it’s also possible that the team sees this as a year of rebuilding and doesn’t want to sacrifice fortunes for Mayfield.

Carolina is in a tough quarterback position wise, as Sam Darnold’s contract has a year left, but the former No 3’s overall pick suggests he’s not a franchise leader in previous season.

Can the Panthers fly a year on Mayfield?

Matt Rhule may need to continue his job, as the team can’t stand another losing season that ends in a top 10 pick.

Mayfield’s fit will be interesting, but the Panthers only asked receiver DJ Moore for a big extension on Friday.

Mayfield will be an upgrade for the Panthers, but the question is whether they see him as the long-term answer or just a stop-gap quarterback. 3 Potential Commercial Destinations of Baker Mayfield After Trade Deshaun Watson of the Browns

John Verrall

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