REPORT: Browns Players Confront Baker Mayfield Over His Comments About Duke Johnson

8:19 AM 06/14/2019 | Editorial

David Hookstead | Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Some of Baker Mayfield’s teammates on the Cleveland Browns apparently aren’t too happy with him.

According to Mike Silver late Thursday afternoon, the young quarterback was confronted by “veteran” players over his criticism of running back Duke Johnson wanting to get traded. (RELATED: Baker Mayfield Says Duke Johnson Needs To ‘Get Out Of The Way’ If He’s Not Going To ‘Join’ The Team)

Silver reported that the players “hashed out their differences,” but it’s never a good sign when players have to be confronting the starting quarterback.

As I just stated on @nflnetwork: According to multiple sources, several veteran Browns players approached Baker Mayfield in the locker room after the young QB’s critical comments about RB Duke Johnson to register their displeasure, and they hashed out their differences.

— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) June 13, 2019

Part of what I reported about the Browns on @nflnetwork pic.twitter.com/PM4SKspCr6

— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) June 13, 2019

Mayfield’s comments about Duke Johnson either being with the team or needing to “get out of the way” were incredibly unnecessary.

The NFL is a business, and players need to get their

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