Baker Mayfield says ‘no words’ for ref’s explanation of helmet hit

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fox8.com—BEREA, Ohio— The explanation didn’t make any sense at the time. Days later, Baker Mayfield remains baffled. After the Browns rookie quarterback was blasted in the helmet on Sunday by Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead, who lowered his head to deliver the blow on Mayfield, referee Shawn Hochuli added a layer of confusion to a controversial play with his reason for not calling a penalty. “The quarterback is still a runner and therefore is allowed to be hit in the […]

Jordan Whitehead Fined $26,739 for Helmet-to-Helmet Hit on Baker Mayfield. Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Jordan Whitehead avoided a penalty for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in Week 7, but the NFL made sure he received at least some discipline for the play...