The Cleveland Browns couldn't have started Sunday's game against the New England Patriots any worse.
They coughed up the ball on three consecutive first quarter possessions, including a hilariously awful interception by Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield on a shovel pass in his own backfield.
Check out the disastrous play in the video below:
Mayfield's interception led to a Tom Brady touchdown pass to Julian Edelman that put the Patriots up 17-0 entering the second quarter. The Patriots entered Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium leading the NFL in interceptions and turnovers forced overall. Mayfield came into Week 8 with a league-leading 11 interceptions.
Here's some of the best Twitter reaction to Mayfield's costly turnover.
Baker Mayfield has his butt fumble moment. Lord. That was brutal.— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) October 27, 2019
AND THAT COUNTS AS AN INTERCEPTION pic.twitter.com/V5VzHkSB4A— Matt Chatham (@chatham58) October 27, 2019
Baker Mayfield is seeing ghosts.— Patriots 7th Ring (@Patriots7thRing) October 27, 2019
Baker Mayfield auditioning to be a Boogeyman for the Pats defense pic.twitter.com/iCIRagxXNx— Dan Miller (@D_Miller_) October 27, 2019
Baker Mayfield just played catch with Lawrence Guy the way I do with my 2-year-old.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) October 27, 2019
Opponents really do just self-destruct against the Patriots. NE plays well, but foes simply melt in fear of Bill Belichick's defense. Unreal.— Andy Hart (@JumboHart) October 27, 2019
The #Browns are such a dumpster. Kitchens might not make it to the team plane.— Evan Lazar (@ezlazar) October 27, 2019
Sam Darnold saw ghosts. Baker Mayfield is seeing Dementors.— Ty Anderson (@_TyAnderson) October 27, 2019
The Patriots intercepted a shovel pass. That’s all you need to know about this game so far— Pat Lane (@plane_pats) October 27, 2019
Holy god, what in god's name are the Browns doing?— Judy Battista (@judybattista) October 27, 2019
Daily reminder: Baker Mayfield has interception in every single game this season.— Mo🌊 (@LamarHeisman) October 27, 2019
Baker Mayfield and the Browns are an utter joke.— Kevin O'Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) October 27, 2019
For conditions like this, the Patriots practice all the time with footballs that are dunked in a cooler full of water.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) October 27, 2019
Do the Browns even practice?
No one will ever truly be able understand how hard it is to be Browns fan— Dave (@DawgPoundDave) October 27, 2019
The fact that @bakermayfield is being paid millions and he can’t even hand off the ball without “throwing” a pick smh— Steven Marchionni (@StevenMarchion1) October 27, 2019
The Browns are the first team with 3 turnovers in the first quarter this season, per @ESPNStatsInfo— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) October 27, 2019
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