Be careful of Baker Mayfield debut, but it was impressive

Not only are these two teams trying to forget what happened a season ago and turn things around, but the talent on the field is hugely fascinating.

The first two picks in the 2018 National Football League draft met in the preseason Thursday and wasted little time dazzling in their National Football League debuts. Meanwhile, Cleveland could also give a bit of burn to cornerback Denzel Ward, who they took with the No. 4 overall pick.

Saquon Barkley wasn't the only running back from Pennsylvania to flash for the New York Giants Thursday.

There are plenty of other big names to watch, including the likes of (potentially) Odell Beckham Jr. and Myles Garrett. He continued marching the offense, twice keeping the drive alive with his legs - on third-and-6 and fourth-and-2 - to set up Cleveland with first-and-goal.

In his very first carry in the NFL, Barkley broke tackles and zoomed out of the backfield for a 39-yard run during the first quarter of Thursday's preseason match against the Browns.

His line ended up at 11-of-20 for 212 yards and two scores.

Mayfield returned in the third quarter to spin additional magic, rolling to his right on a third-and-7 from his own 22 to find rookie Antonio Callaway along the sideline for 24 yards.


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