It’s been an offseason of change for Baker Mayfield, all of which seems to be for the better. He’s got a new best friend to hurl the ball to in Odell Beckham, an additional Pro-Bowl teammate on the defensive side of the ball in Olivier Vernon, and it also seems he’s got a thicker, bushier beard than we’ve seen before.
Shoutout to @bakermayfield for taking the time out of his day to devote my brother @JoshHerron15 some motivation through one of his toughest battles! Can’t wait for him to wake up and get back to another game! pic.twitter.com/ 6Y5X1S8fdP
— noah herron (@ noaherron) March 21, 2019
In a thoughtful video Mayfield posted supporting Cleveland sports fan and cancer survivor Josh Herron, Mayfield is considered with a cultivated beard extending beyond the reach of what we’ve seen from him before. He started growing it out during the season, but it’s taken a big step up since then.
Example A: This photo from November.
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When it comes to quarterbacks in the NFL, Andrew Luck is the incumbent leader for best beard. Aaron Rodgers devotes him a nice run for his money and, if he didn’t have to do so many State Farm commercials, could probably go full Hagrid. But Baker is rapidly moving up the rankings and, if he keeps this up, will soon overtake Capt. Andrew Luck in the NFL QB face foliage hierarchy.
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