Mayfield, Darnold, Walker: Which Panthers QB will play most for the rest of season?

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The Charlotte Observer

Unless Baker Mayfield beats the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, his days as the Panthers’ starting quarterback are numbered. Literally. If Mayfield plays more than 70% of Carolina’s snaps this season then the conditional fifth-round pick the Panthers traded to the Cleveland Browns becomes a fourth-rounder. Mayfield has played 54% of the Panthers’ 582 total snaps through 10 weeks. Keeping that number under 70% should be required for Carolina unless playing Mayfield best positions the Panthers for a second-half playoff run. Carolina (3-7) is two games behind the NFC South-leading Buccaneers. The Pan…

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