New Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold, newly acquired from the New York Jets, is expected to become the successor to head coach Matt Roller and to succeed Teddy Bridgewater, who is in charge of the offense.
However, the possibility of the Panthers returning next season has not been ruled out.
Panthers general manager Scott Fitterer said at a press conference on Monday: “I’ve talked to Teddy’s agent.” We will do it here and elsewhere. Looking for a good place. We will also find a solution based on the contract. “
Bridgewater signed a three-season agreement in 2020, earning him $63 million. He will include $22.95 million in the 2021 team salary.
The 28-year-old player still performed well in his first season with the Panthers. In 15 games, in addition to allocating the ball 15 times for the majors, he also accumulated 3733 yards in the air. He was also the victim of 11 interceptions.
To say the least, Darnold seemed very satisfied with this exchange.
In a video posted on Instagram by Jordan Palmer, the former NFL hub, Darnold walked into a house where several people accompanied him. The colors in his new formation.
After being selected to third place in the 2018 draft by the New York squad for three seasons, Darnold was traded to the Panthers in exchange for three picks in the draft.
This change indicates that the Jets will choose a new quarterback in the next draft, and they will remain second.