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P.J. Walker and Will Grier Know How to Adjust

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


    CHARLOTTE     The nature of the backup quarterback position requires being ready for anything, at any moment.

    For P.J. Walker and Will Grier, this offseason was an exercise in such uncertainty, as they didn't know what to prepare for in the coming year - but at least they have experience.

    When the Panthers left in January after a 5-11 season, the tepid endorsements of Teddy Bridgewater left a clear sense of doubt about the future. That proved prophetic, though it was three months until the team traded for Sam Darnold, then eventually shipped Bridgewater to Denver.

    But with the position unresolved during the winter and spring, players still worked out, so Grier found himself on the field with stars such as Christian McCaffrey and DJ Moore for informal off-site passing sessions, the third-stringer doing the kinds of things starters normally do. For Grier, it was a time to get himself better, without knowing what was happening on the depth chart around him, or who might be on it in the future.

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    Read the full article HERE on Panthers.com.

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