Thewill be the stars of this year’s edition of “Hard Knocks,” and the man likely to be at the center of the series has no issues with HBO’s cameras getting a close-up look at his debut in Cleveland.
No. 1 overall pick, who’s set to start the season behind starter , said he believes the Browns could use the extra attention to their advantage during a Wednesday appearance on SiriusXM NFL.
“For me looking at it, and us as a team, I’d say it can be good if you handle it right,” Mayfield said, according to. “I’ll just say that. If you think about it as a way to get on camera and try to show off and do certain things and handle it the wrong way then that can be very negative, it can be a distraction.
“But if you use it as a sense of, ‘OK, I got to block out everything else and just focus on playing ball,’ then that can be a great thing for us.”
Mayfield is no stranger to the spotlight after a standout career at. He also has documentary experience as he starred in a pre-draft series “Behind Baker.”
“Hard Knocks wouldn’t be there if we weren’t 0-16 last year,” Mayfield said. “So we’re working towards never having to have that situation again. I’m looking forward to being a start of something new there in Cleveland.”
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