Baker Mayfield storms out of media session: 'That's the dumbest question you could ask'

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Chris Cwik
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The Cleveland Browns’ rough start is frustrating Baker Mayfield. The 24-year-old Mayfield stormed out of a news conference Wednesday after he got upset at a reporter’s question.

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Mayfield was asked about a drive that stalled against the New England Patriots. Mayfield seemed willing to answer the question at first, but took offense once a reporter asked if Mayfield was happy with the drive. Mayfield tells the reporter, “That’s the dumbest question you could ask” before ending the discussion.

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The question that set Mayfield off reportedly came from Tony Grossi, a Cleveland-based reporter and radio host. Mayfield and Grossi have not been on good terms for months now.

After storming out, Mayfield posted a message on Twitter saying he’s always going to be himself.

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After a promising rookie season, Mayfield has taken a step back in Year 2. Through seven games, Mayfield has thrown for six touchdowns. He leads the NFL with 12 interceptions.

Mayfield has always displayed a confident — borderline cocky — attitude and persona throughout his career. That approach works when he and the Browns are playing well. It’s far less effective right now.

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