“Get The Quarterback Situation Figured Out First”: Fans Tear Apart Cleveland Browns’ $1 Billion Lakeside Stadium Redevelopment Project Amidst Deshaun Watson-Baker Mayfield Crisis

Published 06/21/2022, 9:00 AM EDT
CLEVELAND, OH – SEPTEMBER 20: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns celebrates after making a catch on a two-point conversion attempt during the third quarter against the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 20, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The news of improving and reconstructing the lakeside land in Cleveland by the Browns and Haslam groups has generated exciting reactions. Multiple Twitter users have expressed their feelings. Moreover, the Browns are engaging in a $1 billion commitment for this project. Since the team is going through QB trade talks involving millions of dollars, fans are tearing them apart for taking up the rebuilding project.

In addition, the lakeside land renovation plan consists of multiple amenities. It plans to include housing, recreation centres, parking and hospitality spots, and retail outlets. Further, the most striking part is the plan to build a bridge. It will connect the downtown to these amenities on the lakeside land.

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Oct 31, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) throws a pass under pressure from Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt (90) during the first half at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Despite these changes, fans are concerned with this movie amidst Baker Mayfield trade talks. on top of that, the Deshaun Watson suspension rumors mount to the mixed reactions.

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As the Panthers look to progress in closing Baker Mayfield, the Browns face more anxiety with Watson’s suspension rumors. In this case, fans did not hold back from tearing apart the decision taken by the Browns and Haslam Sports Group.

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In addition, users tweeted a tweet with distasteful comments. One user said, “Mmm…maybe they should get the quarterback situation figured out first.” 

More reactions poured in, “So the Haslams want to reduce SR 2 from a 4 lane divided highway past the stadium to a 2 lane combined highway so trucks can just take a run at each other every day?”

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As more and more reports surface, fans are speculating about what happened with the Baker Mayfield trade? Since the Panthers were eager to sign him before the mandatory minicamp, its conclusion hasn’t brought any news. However, the report to rebuild the lakeside land and construct a lakefront stadium has generated some fan buzz.

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. To fulfill his enthusiasm for covering sports, he started following the NFL and developed a keen interest.

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