SportsBrowns News

Actions

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield won’t play season finale against Bengals

Browns Steelers Football
Posted at 1:37 PM, Jan 04, 2022

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski confirmed Tuesday that quarterback Baker Mayfield will not play in the season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

"I'm frustrated for Baker to not be able to finish the season," Stefanski said Tuesday.

After Monday’s game, Mayfield said that the decision to play next week was something he planned to discuss not just with the team—but with his agent and family.

After a tough loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, Mayfield confirmed he will undergo surgery to repair his torn labrum, an injury he has played through since Week 2 of the season.

Mayfield missed only one game with the injury and wore a harness to limit his range of motion to prevent further injury.

"I've made the decision, we've had discussions, I am going to have surgery. I am going to get this shoulder fixed, be able to come back next year at 100% so that's been decided," Mayfield said on Monday night.

RELATED: After loss to Steelers, Browns QB Baker Mayfield confirms he'll have surgery on shoulder

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.