Baker Mayfield speaks out after Panthers’ decision to start Sam Darnold

The Carolina Panthers will again make a quarterback change, announcing this week that Sam Darnold will start on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Darnold will be the third different quarterback in as many weeks to start under center for the Panthers, after Baker Mayfield getting the start in Week 11 against the Baltimore Ravens. PJ … Read more

Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold (ankle) exits preseason game on cart

CHARLOTTE, NC — Panthers backup quarterback Sam Darnold, who lost the starting job to Baker Mayfield earlier in the week, departed Friday’s preseason finale against Buffalo on a golf cart after suffering a left ankle injury late in the third quarter. He did not return to the game. It was the second time in a … Read more

Ian Rapoport on Jimmy G’s Options & Who Wins Seahawks’ & Panthers’ QB Battles | The Rich Eisen Show – The Rich Eisen Show

Ian Rapoport on Jimmy G’s Options & Who Wins Seahawks’ & Panthers’ QB Battles | The Rich Eisen ShowThe Rich Eisen Show These Are the Top 5 NFL Storylines Rich Eisen Has Talked Himself Into | The Rich Eisen ShowThe Rich Eisen Show Rich Eisen: The Chiefs’ Offense Will Be Better This Season Despite Losing … Read more

QB Baker Mayfield to start Carolina Panthers’ preseason opener over Sam Darnold

CHARLOTTE, NC — Baker Mayfield will start at quarterback for the Carolina Panthers in today’s preseason opener at Washington. Mayfield is in what the Panthers call an “open” competition with 2021 starter Sam Darnold for the starting job. He will play the first series today, and Darnold the second. The two split reps with the … Read more

Baker Mayfield impressing Carolina Panthers OC Ben McAdoo, once one of the QB’s biggest critics

SPARTANBURG, SC — Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo wasn’t as critical of quarterback Baker Mayfield on Tuesday as he was in 2018, when he expressed concerns over the Heisman Trophy winner’s height, hand size and style of play heading into the NFL draft . If anything, Mayfield seems to have won over one of … Read more

No ‘major decision’ on Carolina Panthers QBs Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold before second preseason game, coach says

SPARTANBURG, SC — The Carolina Panthers won’t make what coach Matt Rhule called a “major decision” on any position, particularly between quarterbacks Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold, until after the Aug. 19 preseason game at New England. Even then, Rhule might not make a decision if one hasn’t clearly separated from the other after two … Read more

GM Scott Fitterer – Carolina Panthers to have ‘open competition’ between Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold to be starting QB

Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold will have an open competition to start at quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, general manager Scott Fitterer said Tuesday. “This is an open competition. The reason why we added Baker is to make the group better as a whole,” Fitterer said Tuesday during a media availability to introduce Mayfield, who … Read more

Panthers, Browns, Garoppolo, Darnold, Draft, Salary, Seahawks

Wednesday’s Baker Mayfield trade came after months of negotiating. It appears the mid-June ramp-up in Browns-Panthers talks led to an agreement fairly soon after, but the ball fell into the quarterback’s court. Mayfield agrees to trim $ 3.5MM from his salary satisfied the Panthers. The teams had this deal in place for nearly a month, … Read more

Carolina Panthers’ Sam Darnold says he’s confident he can be one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks

A 17-32 record as an NFL starter and the threat of being replaced during the offseason first by Deshaun Watson and now possibly by third-round pick Matt Corral has not made Carolina Panthers starter Sam Darnold any less confident in his abilities. “As long as I know what we’re doing, what the defense is doing, … Read more