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Bucs sign QB Mayfield

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD to a one-year deal reportedly worth $8.5 million. A former top overall pick by the Cleveland Browns, Mayfield spent last season withMore two different teams that included a disastrous stint with the Carolina Panthers followed by a slight improvement with the Los Angeles Rams. Mayfield is expected to provide a veteran presence for the Bucs who will compete with youngster KYLE TRASK for the starting gig. Less

Source: Team Blog


Bucs to target free agent QB Mayfield?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly expected to target veteran quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD once they are allowed to begin negotiating with free agents from other teams beginning today. Mayfield opened lastMore season as the starting quarterback in Carolina and ended the year as the starter for the Los Angeles Rams after being waived by the Panthers. KYLE TRASK is currently the only quarterback under contract in Tampa, and head coach Todd Bowles has said that the 2021 second-round pick will compete to be the starter as the Bucs prepare for the upcoming 2023 NFL season without TOM BRADY. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Fantasy News: Young guns

Shade has been thrown in the direction of Baker Mayfield, Zach Wilson and Justin Fields. But the numbers compiled by the league’s “Next Gen Stats” division indicate each of these passers isn’t as bad as the numbers suggest.   more »


Around the NFL: Baker Mayfield

A story last week indicated the Saints, in need of a quarterback, might have interest in Baker Mayfield. The former Brown, Panther and Ram will, according to the story, also draw interest as a possibility for the Ravens (should they move on from Lamar Jackson). Supposedly.   more »


Around the NFL: Bryce Young

The general consensus seems to be that Bryce Young will be the first pick of the draft, but it’s early. Let’s see where things stand after Young is measured at the combine.   more »



Mayfield to start for Rams on MNF

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay said on Tuesday that BAKER MAYFIELD will be the team’s starting quarterback on Monday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers. McVay added thatMore fellow quarterback JOHN WOLFORD will “probably” not play against the Packers due to a neck injury. In related Rams news, star wide receiver COOPER KUPP (ankle) likely will not return to the field in 2022. Less


Dynasty Leagues: Long-term QB rankings

On Tuesday, Baker Mayfield’s value was low enough that 30 teams didn’t bother submitting a claim for him when he hit the waiver wire. Two days later, he played well enough that it’s reasonable to wonder if he might be starting for the Rams next year.   more »


Podcast: December 8 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 13 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead (but don't look forward) to tonight's Raiders-Rams game. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »


Rams claim QB Mayfield off waivers

The Los Angeles Rams claimed quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD off waivers from the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday. Mayfield, the top overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, was waived on Monday afterMore failing to revive a career that began with the Cleveland Browns. As fantasy owners are aware, Rams quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD is on injured reserve and is expected to be out for the rest of the season. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times


Panthers waive QB Mayfield

The Carolina Panthers waived veteran quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD on Monday, thus ending the short-lived Mayfield era. Fellow quarterback SAM DARNOLD will start again this week against the Seattle Seahawks, with PJMore WALKER serving as the backup signal caller. The Panthers traded with the Cleveland Browns to acquire Mayfield in July, but he did not play to the level anyone expected, prompting his eventual release. Less

Source: Team Website


Panthers name QB Darnold starter vs. Broncos

The Carolina Panthers announced this week that SAM DARNOLD will make his 2022 regular season debut when he starts at quarterback against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Darnold spent the firstMore 10 weeks of the season on injured reserve as he recovered from a high ankle sprain suffered in the preseason finale. With Darnold out, the Panthers have struggled behind fellow quarterbacks BAKER MAYFIELD and PJ WALKER. Time will tell if Darnold is able to add a spark to the Panthers offense. Less

Source: Charlotte Observer


Panthers QB Walker out with high-ankle sprain

Carolina Panthers quarterback P.J. WALKER suffered a high ankle sprain in last week’s game against the Atlanta Falcons that will keep him from this Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. WithMore Walker out of action, fellow quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD will return to the staring lineup for the Panthers. SAM DARNOLD will serve as the backup after just being activated prior to last Thursday’s win against Atlanta. Your fantasy team likely has better options. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Panthers to stick with QB Walker for TNF

Carolina Panthers interim coach Steve Wilks confirmed that the team will stick with PJ WALKER at quarterback for Thursday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Walker struggled last Sunday against theMore Cincinnati Bengals, but Wilks said that he trusts the process and his decision-making. If Walker struggles again, fellow quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD could be called upon to step in like he did against the Bengals. Less

Source: Team Website


Panthers sticking with QB Walker, kicker Pineiro

Carolina interim head coach Steve Wilks said that the Panthers will be sticking with P.J. WALKER at quarterback heading into Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. BAKER MAYFIELD, who has returnedMore to full practice from an ankle injury, will continue to hold the clip board as Walker’s backup. SAM DARNOLD is reportedly still progressing from a high ankle sprain that landed him on injured reserve to start the season. Wilks also said that the team will not be working out kickers after EDDY PINEIRO missed two crucial kicks at the end of Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Fantasy owners likely have better options all around. Less

Source: Team Website


Panthers QB Walker likely to remain as starter vs. Falcons

Carolina Panthers interim head coach Steve Wilks said after Sunday’s win over Tampa Bay that it will be hard to pull quarterback P.J. WALKER out of the starting lineup. Fellow quarterbacksMore BAKER MAYFIELD and SAM DARNOLD were both practicing at the end of last week as they work their way back from ankle injuries. While Wilks does not yet know if either will be available for Week #8, it sounds like Walker is in line to make another start. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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