Panthers fans appeared to boo quarterback Sam Darnold as he entered Sunday’s contest vs. the Buccaneers.
Darnold was positioned on injured reserve in early November following an incomplete fracture of his proper throwing shoulder. He was activated off of IR this week.
NFL Network reported Sunday that Darnold was anticipated to play a minimum of a number of collection, however may play extra relying on his success.
“We introduced him right here to be a starter. We wish to see if he can play at that stage once more,” coach Matt Rhule told reporters this week.
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On the time of his harm, Darnold had thrown 11 interceptions, probably the most within the NFL, and simply seven touchdowns in 9 video games.
He’s anticipated to be on the crew’s roster subsequent season as the membership picked up his almost $19 million fifth-year choice that is absolutely assured. The Panthers acquired him from the Jets this previous offseason.
On Sunday, Darnold shared snaps with quarterback Cam Newton, who signed with the Panthers in early November after being launched by the Patriots on the finish of the preseason.
Carolina had misplaced 4 consecutive video games coming into Sunday.
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