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Sam Darnold's Transition to Panthers 'Seamless' Despite Half a Couch

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of ESPN. The author of this post is David Newton.


    CHARLOTTE, N.C.     Sam Darnold's transition from the New York Jets to the Carolina Panthers could be likened to the quarterback getting settled into his new apartment.

    "I don't have a bed frame,'' Darnold said on Tuesday after his second day of on-the-field offseason workouts. "My bed is still on the ground. And I have half a couch right now.

    "We're working on it. Hopefully, those things get here in the next couple of weeks."

    Darnold, 23, doesn't have all he needs to efficiently run Carolina's offense yet, either. But coach Matt Rhule has seen improvement in the third pick of the 2018 draft and expects him to get better in the next couple of months.

    "The biggest thing with Sam is to get very comfortable with the way we move in the pocket,'' Rhule said. "He comes from a different system where they were very static. We're more up in the pocket, slide in the pocket, throw with rhythm type of a team. We really don't want him holding the ball and letting it rip.

    [ ... ]

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