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Panthers Trade for Quarterback Sam Darnold

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of Panthers.com. The author of this post is Darin Gantt.


    CHARLOTTE     The Panthers landed a first-round quarterback, without waiting to see if one fell to them with the eighth overall pick in this year's draft.

    The Panthers added Sam Darnold in a trade with the Jets Monday, acquiring the former No. 3 overall pick in exchange for a late 2021 sixth-rounder and a second and fourth-rounder in 2022.

    Doing so now gives the Panthers some flexibility for the draft, and keeping this year's high picks allows the ability to fill another position or positions of need.

    While Darnold's play the last three years with the Jets wasn't enough to keep them from considering another quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick this year, there's reason to believe he's worth a shot in a new environment.

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    Read the full article HERE on Panthers.com.



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