The NFL season is right around the corner and former Oklahoma QBs are already making headlines.
I honestly don’t know what’s better, Baker shotgunning beers at a Cleveland Indians game or the Cleveland Indians tweet imitating a nerdy Colin Cowherd. Either way, this is just another example of why Cleveland fans love their starting QB.
Shotgunning beers aside; Baker is in for a solid sophomore season. Baker is coming off a hot rookie season where he surpassed Peyton Manning and Russel Wilson for most rookie TD passes (27). Combine this momentum with a solid receiving core led by OBJ, and you’ve got a winning equation. I’m not saying the Browns are going to the Superbowl, but I could see them going close to 500 again, which is a huge improvement from previous years.
I think Peter Schrager is on to something here. Every analyst and their mother has been talking about Kyler Murray at the cardinals training camp. When’s the last time you’ve heard anything about the Cardinals training camp? Unless you live in Arizona, the answer is probably never. For Kyler to make so much noise in such a media wasteland shows he’s already impressing the league.
I’m not surprised, Kyler Murray is one of the only rookie QBs in 2019 that is walking into week 1 as the uncontested starter. He’ll have full command of a spread offense, that he should feel right at home in.
So do I see Kyler and Baker outscoring and outthrowing the likes of Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes? Not necessarily, but I’m expecting these former OU QBs to be in the spotlight throughout 2019. At the very least, now I’ve got a reason to watch the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns. Boomer Sooner.
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