Panthers Designate QB To Return From Injured Reserve

The Carolina Panthers 2022 season has been an absolute disaster to this point, and while a lot of that can be attributed to the struggles of starting Quarterback Baker Mayfield, and with P.J. Walker struggling in his first start of the year, the team needs a big change. They've already traded Robbie Anderson, and the expectation is that they'll continue to sell some players, but now, the team has announced that Sam Darnold has been designated to return from Injured Reserve, and while he hasn't been the best since taking over as Panthers starting QB, he's certainly an upgrade from the QB play thus far in 2022. 

It's unclear yet whether the Panthers will start Darnold in Week 7 as the team looks to bounce back from their 1-5 start, but after Walker threw for just 60 yards in a 24-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, another change makes sense. It's unclear what direction Carolina want to go in right now at the QB position, but Darnold now becomes the best healthy player at the position on the roster, and if they want to try and win some games, it's only a matter of time until the former No. 3 overall pick is starting games.

Sam suffered a gruesome ankle injury back in the pre-season, and although he hasn't lit it up as a member of the Panthers, he still has more potential than the other options right now, so expect to see him starting games as soon as possible. 

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