Week 1 Reactions: Kellen Brings More
Week 1 Reactions: Kellen Brings More

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Baker Mayfield (285 yards, one touchdown, three interceptions) looked better than his numbers imply, but even against a good Tennessee defense it's concerning that he saw as much pressure as he did. Mayfield was sacked five times and was hit several other times, though at least he showed a good connection with Odell Beckham, who looked excellent despite a modest seven catches for 71 yards on 11 targets. Nick Chubb looked as imposing as ever, though Dontrell Hilliard stealing a four-yard touchdown carry was a source of frustration for his owners.

Marcus Mariota played well, throwing for 248 yards and three touchdowns on just 24 attempts, but he still only slightly exceeded Derrick Henry's carry count of 19. Henry single-handedly propelled a great deal of Mariota's production, moreover, doing the vast majority of his 75-yard touchdown reception after the catch and through his own creativity. A.J. Brown also helped Mariota by turning four targets into three catches for 100 yards. Brown's emergence is horrible news for Corey Davis and Adam Humphries, though Delanie Walker still caught five of six passes for 55 yards and two scores.

Lamar Jackson completed 17-of-20 passes for 324 yards and five touchdowns against Miami, giving his passing efficiency an improbably high grade as he heads into Week 2. I'm a huge Jackson fan, but we should keep in mind that it's difficult to overstate how bad Miami is. Robert Griffin completed all six of his own passes in the

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