Emily Mayfield is explaining herself.
On Sunday, Emily Mayfield posted and deleted an Instagram story that questioned the toughness of her husband’s teammates on the Cleveland Browns.
On Monday, she detailed her side of things.
“I repost MANY stories that fans tag me in,” Emily tweeted. “I saw 1 pic/post as a salute to Bake’s toughness/grit. I DID NOT SEE where it said the rest of the team should ‘take a hint and get tougher’.
“It came to my attention & I deleted it. They are ALL beyond tough… & ALL have my support.”
The social media snafu is the latest in a tumultuous few weeks for the Mayfields in Cleveland.
Odell Beckham Jr.’s father shared a video showing times where his son was open but not thrown to by Mayfield, and subsequently got waived. Two weeks ago, Mayfield, battling through an injury to his non-throwing shoulder, threw for just 73 yards and left the game in the third quarter with a knee contusion against the Patriots. The Browns were drubbed 45-7.
The Browns (6-5) narrowly averted disaster, salvaging a 13-10 victory over the winless Detroit Lions this past Sunday.
He skipped out on talking to reporters after the Lions game and on Monday took a jab at the Browns fans who had booed him.
“Those are probably the same fans that won’t be quiet while we’re on offense and trying to operate,” he said. “So don’t really care.”
The Browns’ schedule is tough going forward, with games against the Packers, Steelers, Bengals, Raiders and two against the Ravens remaining. The quarterback situation warrants monitoring.
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