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Joe Douglas rooting for Sam Darnold, even if QB’s success makes him look bad

For Joe Douglas, the hardest part of the Jets’ trade of Sam Darnold to Carolina was the phone call the General Manager had to make to the quarterback. “The swallow-hard moment for me was just making that call to Sam,” Douglas told Albert Breer of “You know how much work and dedication he’s put [more]

Teddy Bridgewater betting odds emerge

We asked for it, we got it. Now go bet it. The folks at PointsBet, at our request during PFT Live, put together odds for the next destination of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Panthers are the favorite at +150, followed by the Broncos at +250, the Texans at +350, the Steelers at +600, the Raiders [more]

Report: Multiple teams interested in trading for Teddy Bridgewater

After the Panthers acquired quarterback Sam Darnold, they gave Teddy Bridgewater permission to seek a trade. Multiple teams are interested. Bridgewater has already found multiple teams interested in trading for him, Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network. But no one is going to trade for him on his current contract, which pays him a $17 [more]

Panthers announce deal with A.J. Bouye

The Panthers have made it official: They agreed to terms with cornerback A.J. Bouye. The team previously signed Rashaan Melvin in free agency, leaving defensive tackle as the one glaring need on the defense. “What we wanted to do going into this draft, through free agency, through this trade with Sam [Darnold], was to just [more]

Report: Panthers finalizing deal with A.J. Bouye

Cornerback A.J. Bouye made free agent visits to the Raiders and the Bengals last month but left both places without a deal. He is nearing one now. Mike Klis of 9News reports the Panthers are finalizing a deal to sign Bouye. Bouye, 29, became a free agent Feb. 10 when the Broncos cut him. He [more]

Report: 49ers, Washington had some interest in Sam Darnold

The Jets traded Sam Darnold to the Panthers and perhaps got more out of the deal than they otherwise might have considering the apparent lack of another serious bidder. But two other teams were at least intrigued by the quarterback. Before free agency began, the 49ers and the Washington Football Team both took “a hard [more]

Panthers sign J.T. Ibe, Jalen Julius

The Panthers signed defensive backs J.T. Ibe and Jalen Julius, Darin Gantt of the team website reports. Ibe, a safety, spent four seasons at Rice, including redshirting as a true freshman while recovering from a knee injury. His last two college seasons came at South Carolina as a graduate transfer. As a senior in 2019, [more]

Panthers sign Martez Ivey

The Panthers have added some more depth along the offensive line. Carolina has signed Martez Ivey to a one-year deal, agents Robert Bailey and Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Ivey went undrafted out of Florida in 2019 and signed with the Patriots. But New England cut him when reducing the roster to 53 at [more]

Robby Anderson ready to rekindle “very good chemistry” with Sam Darnold

Quarterback Sam Darnold is headed to a new team after Monday’s trade, but he’ll have one familiar face waiting for him in Carolina. Wide receiver Robby Anderson played with Darnold during the quarterback’s first two seasons with the Jets and parlayed his production into a two-year, $20 million contract with the Panthers. He had 95 [more]

Panthers make a two-year financial commitment to Sam Darnold

In 2020, the Panthers made a two-year financial commitment to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. After one year, the Panthers decided to move on. In 2021, the Panthers have made a two-year financial commitment to quarterback Sam Darnold. In theory, they could decide to move on after one year, again. Bridgewater’s three-year, $63 million deal included a [more]

Panthers say Sam Darnold trade doesn’t rule out QB in draft

The Panthers traded three draft picks for Sam Darnold on Monday and they’re reportedly set to pick up the option on Darnold’s contract for the 2022 season, so it would seem they feel he’s the right fit at quarterback for the near future. With that being the case, the odds that they’ll use the No. [more]

Report: Panthers allow Teddy Bridgewater to talk to teams about trade

After the Panthers announced Monday’s trade for quarterback Sam Darnold, their General Manager Scott Fitterer said that they would find the right place for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater whether it was with the Panthers or another team. Bridgewater will reportedly be involved in the process of finding that place. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that [more]

What’s next for Teddy Bridgewater?

The Panthers quickly fell in love with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during the 2020 offseason. After only one year, the Panthers have quickly fallen out of love with Bridgewater. The obvious takeaway from Carolina’s trade for quarterback Sam Darnold is that Bridgewater likely won’t be a Panther in 2021. The problem for the Panthers is that [more]

Scott Fitterer: We’ll find Teddy Bridgewater’s right place, whether here or elsewhere

The Panthers trade for quarterback Sam Darnold on Monday seems to signal the end of the road for Teddy Bridgewater‘s time with the franchise. General Manager Scott Fitterer didn’t come out and say that explicitly in his press conference to discuss the trade. But he came close. “We’re going to find the right place [for [more]

Marcus Maye apparently not a fan of the Sam Darnold trade

Quarterback Sam Darnold will get a fresh start after the Jets sent him to the Panthers via trade on Monday. But apparently not everyone was happy about the move. Just after news broke that Darnold would be heading south, Jets safety Marcus Maye made his displeasure with the deal known on social media. Maye’s tweet [more]

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