Social media reacts to Baker Mayfield, Rams’ wild comeback over Raiders

Sure, Baker Mayfield did that.

Simply two days after the Los Angeles Rams claimed the previous No. 1 total decide off waivers, Mayfield made his workforce debut off the bench in opposition to the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday Night time Soccer and improbably led the Rams from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to a 17-16 win.

And Mayfield as soon as once more had social media buzzing.

After Mayfield threw the eventual game-winning landing to receiver Van Jefferson with 10 seconds left, his new teammates and his new head coach Sean McVay had been visibly fired up — and Mayfield himself was so ecstatic that he head-butted a teammate’s helmet.

Mayfield’s former school coach and fellow Oklahoma Sooner-turned-L.A resident Lincoln Riley chimed in, as did Mayfield’s outdated teammate below Riley, Kyler Murray.

Murray’s present Arizona Cardinals teammate J.J. Watt added some perspective on what the ex-Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers quarterback was in a position to accomplish simply two days after becoming a member of his third NFL workforce.

Mayfield’s efficiency — he completed with 22 completions on 35 makes an attempt for 230 yards and one landing move — endeared him to new teammates Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp. Each injured Rams stars cheered Mayfield on from the sidelines, as did some very pleased Rams followers.

As FOX Sports activities NFL analyst Warren Sharp identified, Mayfield opened Week 14 of the NFL by replicating the feat completed simply three days earlier within the finale of Week 13 — by none apart from Tom Brady.

Although Mayfield was the main focus, many on Twitter additionally had harsh phrases for the Raiders and head coach Josh McDaniels after one other disastrous blown lead.


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