Rookie QB Baker Mayfield named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 23: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns throws a pass during the second half against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 23, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns’ rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield has been named the NFL’s AFC Offensive Player of the week for his performance during week 16.

Mayfield completed 27 of 37 passes for 284 yards, three touchdowns zero interceptions and a 121.9 in Sunday’s game against the Bengals.

The Browns topped the Bengals 26-18.

Mayfield also completed 15 consecutive passes, tying him for the third-longest stretch in team history.

Additionally, he helped the Browns win earn their first season sweep of the Bengals since 2002.

Mayfield’s 24 passing touchdowns this season are also the third-most all-time by an NFL rookie.

More on Baker Mayfield, here.

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