After an eventful week in Cleveland, the Browns have their biggest test of the year. The Chiefs are visiting the First Energy Stadium, this following a tough game against the Broncos. Greg Williams will be in charge of the Browns this week, with many members of staff in new positions. The last time Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes played one another was in college, where their passing yardage totaled 1279. Fans would love for a similar show in tomorrows game, paired with a Brown’s victory.
For the Browns this week they will need to help Baker by providing solid protection, he has been under constant pressure in the pocket. With Baker getting the adequate protection, his ability to distribute to his receivers like Landry will improve. The Browns passing game needs to be established early, alongside a potent Nick Chubb rushing attack. The Browns new offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens, promoted from running back coach, will be calling the plays. Kitchens said in a press conference that he won’t be putting his stamp on the playbook, he’s just wanting wins. The Browns defense will be looking to show out this week, and they will need to against the Chiefs offense. The Browns will be looking at team captain, Myles Garrett, to apply pressure to the dynamic Pat Mahomes.
The Kansas City Chiefs have been a force within the league this year, however, they do have weaknesses. The Chiefs rely on their ability to outscore any team they come against, that has worked aside from a close loss to the Patriots. The Browns need their defense to hold solid, producing a similar performance to their opening game of the season against the Steelers. The Kansas City defense has been a problem all year, with injuries in the secondary, they are susceptible to scoring. Protecting Baker is the key to Brown’s success if he can attack the suspect Chiefs secondary they could be piling on some points of their own.
It will be an interesting matchup with two young explosive quarterbacks facing off, there should be plenty of scoring. With the Browns hoping to pull off the shock upset of the season thus far.