Browns agree to trade with Carolina (7.6.22)

For Immediate Release

July 6, 2022


BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers have agreed to the following trade (pending a physical):

Browns receive:

Conditional 2024 draft pick


Panthers receive:
QB Baker Mayfield


Mayfield joined the Browns as the first overall pick in 2018. He started 59 of his 60 games and completed 1,185 of 1,924 passes (61.6%) for 14,125 yards with 92 touchdowns and 56 interceptions. He ranks third in team history in passing yards and fourth in touchdown passes. Mayfield is the only player in Browns history to throw for 3,000 yards in four consecutive seasons.


Dee and Jimmy Haslam on Baker Mayfield

“We want to thank Baker for all his contributions to the Cleveland Browns. From the moment he was drafted, he gave his all for this organization and this city. With his fierce competitive spirit, he excited the fanbase and accomplished things that no player at his position had done in Cleveland for a very long time. He also made a difference in the community, whether it was hosting events at the Boys and Girls Club, honoring our troops, supporting the Special Olympics as well as countless other charitable endeavors. We are grateful for everything he did for this organization and wish him and Emily well in the future.”


Andrew Berry on Baker Mayfield

“Baker Mayfield infused our organization with tenacity and grit during his time as our starting quarterback. Baker’s competitiveness, toughness and ability to persevere were all characteristics that endeared him to our city as well as his teammates. He will always have a unique place in Browns history for what he accomplished and we wish him well as he continues his career.”



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