Brett Favre says he sees himself when he watches quarterbacks Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes play.
“There might maybe be absolute confidence that the sky is the restrict for [Cleveland Browns quarterback] Baker,” Favre advised Nate Ulrich of the Beacon Journal. “And, yeah, I judge his form of play, and I’ve heard the identical part about [Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick] Mahomes, and I bear in mind both, that their forms of play — need to you needed to shield a broken-down player — would absolutely match as much as my kind.”
That might maybe presumably properly be a spacious compliment coming from a Corridor of Standing quarterback. Even new Browns wideout Odell Beckham, Jr. gave identical praises of his MVP-a hit QB.
“I cherished Brett Favre growing up and Baker has a form of similarities to him,” Beckham said. “They set the highlights collectively. It appears to be like the identical.”
Both Mayfield and Mahomes are very athletic and have a sure capacity to prolong the play from outdoor the pocket.
“Playing [quarterback] the system I performed and the system Baker and Mahomes play is they correct set apart of have that added miniature sixth sense,” Favre said. “Or no longer it is a play-fling fake that you just have got by no procedure seen outdated to or a flip, underhand lumber or diving over three defenders or ducking your head and getting the extra yard.
“These are the form of things that are the unexpected that will change into, at some level, presumably anticipated with a man love Baker or Mahomes.