Latest Baker Mayfield News

Panthers' Darnold 'staying focused' amid uncertain future

May. 24, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold took notice of the team’s pursuit of Deshaun Watson earlier this offseason. He watched as the Panthers drafted Mississippi QB Matt Corral in the third round. And, he’s heard the rumors about the team’s...

Panthers' Corral has 'big chip' on shoulder after draft fall

May. 13, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Corral’s unexpected fall to the third round of the NFL draft has left the Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback with a good bit of motivation as he begins his professional career. “Honestly, I had a big chip on my shoulder before — but it just got...

Passing on QB in Round 1 shows Panthers, Rhule have patience

May. 02, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper preached patience last week when it came to breaking the losing cycle and building a consistent winner. Over the weekend, the Panthers stayed true to that plan. Instead of reaching for a quarterback with the...

Panthers turn to defense, speed on final day of the draft

Apr. 30, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina coach Matt Rhule went back to his college roots on the final day of the NFL draft. The Panthers traded up into the fourth round to select Penn State linebacker Brandon Smith on Saturday, trading both of their fifth-round picks to Washington to make...

Browns check boxes, add talent in draft but Mayfield lingers

Apr. 30, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Their worries about finding a franchise quarterback seemingly over, the Cleveland Browns were able to focus on filling other pressing needs in this year's NFL draft. They checked all the boxes — minus one. Browns general manager Andrew Berry, who...

Howell, Ross, "Punt God" still available on Day 3 of draft

Apr. 30, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

There are stars to be found in the final rounds of the NFL draft. They're just not easy to spot. Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott and Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins both were taken in the fourth round and went on to become Pro Bowl passers. The Chiefs drafted All-Pro...

Panthers trade up, draft Mississippi QB Corral in 3rd round

Apr. 30, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers finally got their quarterback, selecting Matt Corral from Mississippi after trading up into the bottom half of the third round on Friday night. He was the fourth quarterback taken in the draft following Pitt’s Kenny Pickett,...

Browns make trade, address needs but don't deal Mayfield

Apr. 30, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns finally joined the fun and made a trade in this chaotic, changing-by-the-minute NFL draft. Just not the deal everyone's awaiting. Baker Mayfield's still hanging around. Cleveland made another offseason swap with Houston...

Browns don't move up in NFL draft, still stuck with Mayfield

Apr. 29, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield didn't go anywhere during the NFL draft on Thursday night. The Browns didn't budge, either. Cleveland closed the first night of a three-day event that started with a bevy of trades across the league still stuck with a quarterback looking for a fresh...

Breaking down players selected in 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

The players chosen in the first round Thursday of the NFL draft: 1) Jaguars — Travon Walker, DE, 6-foot-5, 275 pounds, Georgia Breakdown: Speed and athleticism for his size and build are prototypical and he could probably add some weight without losing much of what...