As Mayfield led the Browns to their first National Football League win in 635 days, the focus shifted to the victory beer fridges that had been installed by Bud Light around FirstEnergy Stadium, filled with free beer to be unlocked only after a Browns win. After Thursday's win, Mayfield said that if the Browns can emerge from the first four games with a winning record and stay focused, "you can come out and you can have a home playoff game". This fan base has stuck beside their team through it all so we're happy to supply some celebratory beers from the Bud Light Victory Fridges that are now unlocked.
Mayfield completed 17 of his 23 pass attempts for 201 yards.
However, Browns head coach Hue Jackson was not ready to publically announce if Mayfield is going to be the starter at quarterback going forward. "I just want the team to win, no matter what the cost is".
The Browns had the last laugh, overturning a 14-0 deficit to win 21-17 to claim their first win since Christmas Eve 2016 - a remarkable barren streak of 19 games. According to ESPN Stats and Information, the Browns had been 1-72-1 in those games before Thursday night. He now plays for the Ravens, but that didn't stop him from tweeting congratulations to his former team.
"We call it the "Philly Special", guard Joel Bitonio said. "I think we're all gonna know soon enough on Monday", he said.