Panthers faith in Baker Mayfield may not be all that high based on reported pay cut ask

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Baker Mayfield will now compete for the starting job with Sam Darnold

The Baker Mayfield disrespect knows no bounds.

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Even the Carolina Panthers, who recently traded for the QB, threw some shade in Mayfield’s direction before acquiring him.

Mayfield carried a guaranteed salary of $18.86 million, which is a large number for a QB of his caliber coming out of an injury-plagued season.

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According to reports, Mayfield was willing to give up $3.5 million of his guaranteed salary

But Carolina wanted Baker to double that number to $7 million

Carolina clearly recognized it needed another proven QB in the room, but the franchise isn’t overly confident handing him the keys just yet.

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