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NFL QB Index: Ranking all 32 teams' primary starting quarterbacks at the end of the 2021 regular season
With the 2021 regular season in the books, Gregg Rosenthal ranks the primary starting quarterbacks from all 32 teams. So ... who claims the No. 1 spot: Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers?
NFL QB Index, Week 18: Matthew Stafford remains a roller-coaster ride, while Joe Burrow hits top three
In this edition of the QB Index, Gregg Rosenthal says Matthew Stafford is playing like ... Matthew Stafford. Plus, Joe Burrow hits rarefied air. Check out the full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
Panthers QB Sam Darnold named starter for Week 17 game vs. Saints
It's Sam Darnold SZN once again in Carolina. The QB was named the starter for the Panthers' Week 17 matchup against the Saints.
Sam Darnold could retake starting QB spot this season for Panthers
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that there is a chance Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold can reclaim his job before season's end.
Panthers QB Cam Newton to start vs. Bucs; Sam Darnold also will play
The Panthers will continue to deploy a two-QB system when they face the Bucs on Sunday. HC Matt Rhule told reporters Wednesday that Cam Newton will start, but Sam Darnold also will see snaps.
Panthers QB Sam Darnold designated for return, but not yet cleared for contact
Matt Rhule's second season in Charlotte began with the belief his staff could reclaim the career of Sam Darnold, but it hasn't gone according to plan. The QB was back on the practice field Wednesday, but his return to game action
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Monday, Dec. 13
Kareem Hunt's recent return from injured reserve has encountered another interruption. The RB suffered an ankle injury in Cleveland's 24-22 win over Baltimore on Sunday, and Browns coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters Monday the team does not expect Hunt to play in Saturday's game against the Raiders.
Panthers QB Cam Newton active vs. Cardinals with small package of plays
Cam Newton is back with the Panthers. Ian Rapoport breaks down how this surprising reunion came to be.
Panthers OC Joe Brady: 'Everything is on the table' with Cam Newton Sunday vs. Cardinals
Carolina's decision to bring Cam Newton back came just three days before the club's next game. Despite the quick turnaround, Panthers OC Joe Brady didn't rule out the possibility that Newton could be used Sunday against the Cardinals.
Panthers QB Sam Darnold (shoulder) headed to IR, facing 4-6 week recovery
Sam Darnold will head to injured reserve after suffering a shoulder injury.
Panthers HC Matt Rhule said his starting QB will end up on IR with a 4-6 week timeline on his recovery.
NFL QB Index, Week 10: Tom Brady reclaims No. 1 spot; Matt Ryan enters top 10
Gregg Rosenthal's QB Index features a whole lot of movement at midseason, particularly in the top 10 slots. So, who sits on top? Which rookie jumped up six spots? And which former top-three pick is holding up the rear?
Panthers QB Sam Darnold (shoulder) likely to miss several weeks
P.J. Walker will start at quarterback this Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals after tests revealed that Sam Darnold has a crack in his shoulder scapula in his throwing arm, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday.
Sam Darnold (shoulder) day to day as Panthers consider options at QB
Following an MRI on his shoulder Monday, Panthers QB Sam Darnold is considered day-to-day.
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Nov. 8
Arizona will have to lean on James Conner out of the backfield for at least the next three weeks. Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds suffered a high-ankle sprain and is likely to land on injured reserve.
Sam Darnold on 3-INT day in Panthers loss: 'I'm fully aware I didn't play my best football today'
Sam Darnold's well-documented struggles continued Sunday as the quarterback threw three interceptions in the Panthers' 24-6 loss to the Patriots.
Panthers QB Sam Darnold (shoulder) active, expected to start vs. Patriots
Carolina's starting quarterback is back after a week of uncertainty. Sam Darnold is active and is expected to start at QB on Sunday afternoon as the Panthers host the New England Patriots.
Injury roundup: Cardinals' Murray, Hopkins remain game-time decisions; Broncos QB Drew Lock out
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray didn't practice this week because of an ankle injury and will try to go, but there isn't a lot of optimism, according to Ian Rapoport.
Panthers activate Christian McCaffrey; Darnold (shoulder) clears concussion protocol, status TBD
After weeks of playing incomplete, the Panthers offense has taken a major step toward being whole for Week 9.
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Friday, Nov. 5
The Panthers hope to have their starting backfield healthy and ready to go in Week 9. Carolina coach Matt Rhule is "hopeful" that RB Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) will play Sunday against the Patriots.
Week 9 fantasy football matchups for NFL 2021 season
Michael F. Florio breaks down the top fantasy football matchups for Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL QB Index, Week 9: Matthew Stafford hits top five! What should we expect from Jordan Love?
In the latest installment of Gregg Rosenthal's quarterback rankings, Matthew Stafford soars into the top five. Plus, a quick preview of what to expect on Sunday from the Jordan Love-led Packers.
Panthers QB Sam Darnold exits win over Falcons early due to concussion
Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold exited Carolina's 19-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons with a concussion after sustaining a hard hit in the fourth quarter.
Week 8 fantasy football matchups for NFL 2021 season
Michael F. Florio breaks down the top fantasy football matchups for Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL QB Index, Week 8: Patrick Mahomes plummets
Patrick Mahomes leads the league in picks and Kansas City's a sub-.500 team. Where does this leave the Chiefs superstar among his passing brethren? Gregg Rosenthal updates his ranking of the NFL's starting QBs, 1-32.
Top 10 Panthers plays | 2021 season
Watch the 10 best highlight plays made by the Carolina Panthers in the 2021 NFL season.
Can't-Miss Play: Robby Anderson's toe-tap catch caps Darnold's pinpoint 19-yard TD pass
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson shows off his concentration on a 19-yard touchdown reception on a pass from quarterback Sam Darnold.
D.J. Moore climbs WAY up to snag Darnold's 17-yard laser
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore shows off his vertical leap on a 17-yard catch.
Chuba Hubbard's stretching TD snag caps Panthers' long opening drive
Carolina Panthers running back Chuba Hubbard catches a touchdown pass from quarterback Sam Darnold to cap the Panthers' 14-play opening drive.
D.J. Moore snags Darnold's compromised pass for 20-yard pickup
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore catches a pass from quarterback Sam Darnold for a gain of 20 yards.
Sam Darnold slings third-down laser on the run to Terrace Marshall Jr.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold throws a pass on the sideline to wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr.
D.J. Moore's juggling act nets 19 yards to move the sticks
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore makes a juggling catch for a gain of 19 yards.
Can't-Miss Play: Darnold's first pass in return goes for 63 yards to Shi Smith
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold escapes a sack and throws on the run for a 63-yard completion to wide receiver Shi Smith.
Rapoport: Sam Darnold to return for Panthers in Week 16 vs. Buccaneers
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that quarterback Sam Darnold to return for Carolina Panthers in Week 16 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Every Panthers touchdown at the bye | 2021 season
Watch every Carolina Panthers touchdown through 12 games of the 2021 season.
Rapoport: How Cam Newton signing impacts Darnold's future in CAR
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport: How Cam Newton signing impacts Sam Darnold's future in Carolina
Top 10 Panthers plays at midseason | 2021 season
Watch the Carolina Panthers' best plays through the first 9 weeks of the 2021 season.
Garafolo: Sam Darnold 'likely out several weeks' with fractured scapula
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is 'likely out several weeks' with a fractured scapula.
Top plays from first half of 2021 season | Next Gen Stats
Next Gen Stats highlights some of the most impressive numbers and data from the top plays of the first half of the season
Rhule: Darnold 'can't keep throwing the ball up' for potential turnovers
Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule addresses the media after the team's loss to the New England Patriots in Week 9.
PFF previews player matchups heading into Week 9
Take a deep dive into the biggest Pro Football Focus statistics heading into Week 9 of NFL action.
Relive Colts 36-7 win vs. Jets in 2020 | NFL Throwback
Ahead of their Week 9 matchup, watch highlights from the Indianapolis Colts dominant win over the New York Jets in Week 3 of the 2020 season.
Darnold forced to exit game after helmet is dislodged by Foye Oluokun's tackle
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold forced to exit game after helmet is dislodged by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Foye Oluokun's tackle.
Sam Darnold finds D.J. Moore for huge 21-yard gain
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold finds wide receiver D.J. Moore for huge 21-yard gain.
Sam Darnold threads needle to Tommy Tremble for 13 yards
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold threads needle to tight end Tommy Tremble for 13 yards.
Sammy Dimes! Darnold's 21-yard pass to Moore is perfect
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold's 21-yard pass to wide receiver D.J. Moore is perfect.
Kyle Brandt tracks highs and lows of QB in Week 7 | 'GMFB'
NFL Network's Kyle Brandt tracks the highs and lows of QB in Week 7.
David Carr's favorite throws from Week 6 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's David Carr shares his favorite throws from Week 6 of the NFL 2021 season.
Darnold slings TD pass to Robby Anderson to cut deficit to two
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold slings TD pass to wide receiver Robby Anderson to cut deficit to two.