Emily Mayfield, the spouse of latest Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield, shared a heartfelt message Wednesday as she mentioned farewell to Cleveland.
Taking to her Instagram Tales, Emily — who has been married to Mayfield since July 2019 — revealed that she was packing up their Ohio house because the couple settles into their new life in North Carolina, the place the 27-year-old quarterback was final month by the Browns.
“It’s clearly been an emotional couple of days,” Emily started. “Baker and I left final season, really anticipating to return again for an additional season (just like the earlier 4 years). No a part of me thought it’d be the final time we’d go away that home collectively or the final time we’d shut it down to go out on our low season adventures.”
Emily Mayfield, the spouse of latest Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield, lately shared a heartfelt message because the couple embraces their subsequent chapter in Carolina after Cleveland.Instagram/Emily Mayfield
Emily Mayfield took to her Instagram Tales on Wednesday, writing: “Thanks, CLE. You’ll eternally maintain a particular place in my coronary heart.”Instagram/Emily Mayfield
Emily then mirrored on the numerous recollections she and Mayfield made whereas residing there.
“We purchased that home earlier than we had been even engaged. We got here again to that home after our honeymoon. We made buddies. We danced in that kitchen. We had buddies over for bbqs and bonfires. I cooked my first thanksgiving meal for Us + buddies. We had our first Christmas there collectively; arrange and embellished our first Christmas tree there. I’m leaving cleveland with such fond recollections. Im leaving this home with a full coronary heart,” Emily shared.
“This week introduced A LOT of tears. It introduced tons of nostalgia. However im so completely satisfied I felt these emotions…. it means it was a great experience,” she continued. “Extra adventures will come. Extra houses will home recollections. However there’s simply one thing about that first place……”
Emily concluded her message by telling followers that Cleveland will “eternally maintain a particular place” in her coronary heart.
Emily and Baker Mayfield have been married since 2019, a 12 months after the Browns chosen him first total within the 2018 NFL Draft.Instagram/Emily Mayfield
Baker Mayfield and spouse Emily (left) attend a Panthers fan fest occasion in August 2022.Instagram/Emily Mayfield
Mayfield, the Browns’ first total decide in 2018, spent the primary 4 seasons of his NFL profession in Cleveland, the place he helped lead the workforce to a playoff berth in 2020. The next 12 months, nevertheless, the Browns failed to duplicate that very same magic as Mayfield additionally performed by way of accidents.
In March, the Browns made the stunning commerce with the Texans for Mayfield’s alternative, Deshaun Watson. Cleveland instantly signed Watson to a five-year deal value $230 million, totally assured.
Although Mayfield had been linked to the Panthers within the months following the Watson acquisition, he remained with the Browns till July, when the workforce traded him to Carolina for a conditional fifth-round decide in 2024. On Monday, the Panthers introduced that Mayfield had been named the beginning quarterback after a coaching camp battle in opposition to Sam Darnold.
Mayfield spoke to reporters this week about what it means to face his former Browns workforce in Week 1 of the common season.
Baker Mayfield spent the primary 4 seasons of his NFL profession with the Browns.Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Pictures
Baker Mayfield, right here at follow on August 16, 2022, has been named the Panthers’ beginning quarterback.Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Pictures
“There’s lots of attachment there,” the quarterback mentioned. “I’m not going to take a seat right here and be a robotic and say it doesn’t imply something, it can.”
Mayfield threw for 3,010 yards, 17 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions by way of 14 regular-season video games final 12 months.