Baker Mayfield signs contract with Buccaneers

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The Buccaneers and Baker Mayfield have made their union official.

Mayfield has signed his contract to join the club, Tampa Bay announced on Monday with a video posted to social media.

“Just signed the contract. Ready to get to work,” Mayfield says in the video. “Happy to be here — let’s get it.”

Mayfield is expected to compete with 2021 second-round pick Kyle Trask for Tampa Bay’s starting job in 2023.

In 12 games with 10 starts between the Panthers and Rams last year, Mayfield completed 60 percent of his passes for 2,163 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions. His stint with the Rams was better than his time with the Panthers, as his passer rating was 86.4 with L.A. and 74.4 with Carolina.

Mayfield is set to have an introductory press conference on Monday afternoon.

6 responses to “Baker Mayfield signs contract with Buccaneers

  1. This is a really good signing by the Bucs. I think he has a little left to be a pretty good QB.

  2. I really hope Tampa Bay can develop this kid and don’t use him as a stop gap.. The kid can play and I think he’s a good QB. Little high strung, but aren’t they all. Can’t really blame him. He’s been stuck on nothing but horrible franchises who have no idea how to use him or develop him.

    I like the kid. Always have, and wouldn’t mind him N.E. at all.

  3. Best off-season move for them was getting rid of Leftwich. Hope Baker plays good.

  4. I am excited about this signing. Tampa still has a lot of weapons on offense. Baker will prove his doubters wrong.

  5. I want to pull for Mayfield. He’ll play hurt. I hope his time with LA had him believing in himself. He seems to pick up a team when they are down. Sadly his time with Cleveland had them cutting him down.

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