New Rams quarterback Baker Mayfield named NFC participant of week

Quarterback Baker Mayfield, who led the Rams to a last-minute victory over the Las Vegas Raiders lower than 48 hours after becoming a member of the staff, was named NFC offensive participant of the week, the NFL introduced Wednesday.

Mayfield, the highest choose within the 2018 draft, was claimed off waivers by the Rams on Dec. 6.

Two days later, Mayfield changed John Wolford after the primary collection and performed the remainder of the sport. Mayfield engineered two fourth-quarter scoring drives. His landing go to Van Jefferson with 10 seconds left capped a 98-yard drive and gave the Rams a 17-16 lead.

Mayfield accomplished 22 of 35 passes for 230 yards and a landing in a victory that ended a six-game shedding streak.

The Rams (4-9) play the Inexperienced Bay Packers (5-8) on Monday night time at Lambeau Subject.