Sam Darnold on losing Panthers' QB competition: 'It sucks'

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it’s easy to get caught up in the frivolity of the NFL, especially when we clown the Carolina 

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Panthers about what what they’ve to the quarterback position over the past few years 

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But there’s a very human side to this game, and Sam Darnold put it out there on Monday. 

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Just hours after the team named Baker Mayfield their starter,  

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Darnold graciously opened up to reporters about the decision 

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And although the competition left him as the “loser,” the 25-year-old is seeing both the reality and positivity of the situation. 

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Darnold’s next time should come somewhere in the first half of that last preseason game. 

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Mayfield and the bulk of the starters are expected to see about a  

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quarter’s worth of action to kick off their matchup on Friday against the Buffalo Bills. 

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