Carolina Panthers GM Scott Fitterer spoke with the media on Tuesday and declared an "open competition" between the newly acquired Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold at QB for the Panthers. Ben Maller isn't buying this for a second and says the decision has already been made.
Ben Maller: "No matter what the Panthers executive say, what they're doing here is blowing smoke. Try and use some logic. If Carolina was happy with Sam Darnold, if they thought he could play, if they felt like he was doing the job...why would they trade for Baker Mayfield. He would still be in purgatory. Baker Mayfield is going to be given every opportunity and then some to be the starter."