Myles Garrett returned home Sunday. He made his presence known.
The former Martin High School star from just down the road here in Arlington finished with two sacks in Cleveland’s victory. His strip-sack of Dak Prescott in the second quarter led to a touchdown and a lead the Browns would not relinquish.
It was the third consecutive game in which Garrett recorded a strip-sack.
“No. 95 is all over the filed,” Cleveland head coach Kevin Stefanski said. “He is giving us an honest day’s work every time he is out there, playing the run and playing the pass. Really happy for him to be able to do this in his hometown in front of some people who I am sure know him from growing up, friends and family.
“We are going to need him. He is our best player there. We expect a lot from him.”
Quarterback Baker Mayfield credited
The critiques on Myles Brennan and his first performance as a starter for LSU were varied. While the Tigers’ quarterback looked uncomfortable at times in the pocket and missed a few receivers down field, coach Ed Orgeron saw many positives in the performance as well.
Brennan threw for 345 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in the loss to the Bulldogs. On the surface those numbers aren’t bad but what the program and it’s fans have come to expect from the quarterback position has changed drastically in the last year.
When meeting with SEC media reporters on Wednesday, Orgeron said that Brennan flashed his immense potential against the Bulldogs and now it’s about getting that consistency on the right track.
“Myles made some big plays, he made some big throws down the field, scored 27 on offense,” Orgeron said. “But there are some things he can get better at. We’re