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Sport Browns QB Baker Mayfield jokes about Richard Sherman handshake saga

22:55  09 october  2019
22:55  09 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Richard Sherman: Baker Mayfield “definitely deserves an apology”

  Richard Sherman: Baker Mayfield “definitely deserves an apology” The next move in #HandshakeGate has happened. 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman, appearing Wednesday on The Pat McAfee Show, has expressed regret for the erroneous claim that Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield snubbed Sherman prior to the coin toss on Monday night. But the regret comes with a caveat. “It’s definitely my bad,” Sherman told McAfee. “I [more]

Baker Mayfield on Wednesday finally weighed in on the ongoing drama surrounding the Richard Sherman-spawned “Handshake-gate” controversy, and the Cleveland Browns quarterback is taking everything in stride.

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There have been a handful of twists and turns since the scandal first broke, to put it mildly. Still, the situation stems from Sherman claiming Mayfield snubbed him and his San Francisco 49ers teammates during the customary pre-game handshakes, either before or after the coin toss, ahead of the “Monday Night Football” showdown, calling Mayfield’s conduct “some college s***.”

NFL adds editor’s note to Baker Mayfield handshake snub story

  NFL adds editor’s note to Baker Mayfield handshake snub story The NFL has chimed in on #HandshakeGate. The league is involved not because the pregame interactions between 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman and Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield create issues under any specific NFL policy but because the media conglomerate owned and operated by the NFL published the story that falsely accused Mayfield of snubbing Sherman. Specifically, [more]The NFL has chimed in on #HandshakeGate.

Sherman has walked back much of his accusations after footage surfaced showing Mayfield interacting with 49ers players during the ceremonial midfield meeting.

On Wednesday, Mayfield weighed in on the situation, even managing to crack a joke in the process.

“I know what I did,” Mayfield said. “That’s the one time the camera recording me has gone in my favor.”

Mayfield went on to say no disrespect was intended toward Sherman.

“I respect him and who he is as a player,” Mayfield said. “He’s a great player and has been for a while. In no way did I mean it like that.”

New footage shows the Baker Mayfield-Richard Sherman handshake beef is a lie

  New footage shows the Baker Mayfield-Richard Sherman handshake beef is a lie Richard Sherman was caught lying about the Baker Mayfield handshake snub.According to a report from NFL.com, Mayfield refused to shake the hands of Sherman and DeForest Buckner when the captains from each team met in the center of the field. According to Sherman, Mayfield disrespected the game with his "bush league stuff.

It merits noting that Sherman said during an interview Wednesday that Mayfield “definitely deserves an apology” over the situation, adding he planned to reach out to the Browns quarterback in some manner to do so.

Sherman closed out his comments by saying, “My bad.”

Between Sherman’s mea culpa and Mayfield’s cavalier reaction to the drama, odds are both involved parties would prefer to put the entire situation behind them. However, the case could be made that Mayfield is letting Sherman off easy on this one.

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