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Sam Darnold Injured(Q / Car)

Sam Darnold (Q, Car)

Sam Darnold (ankle) ditched the walking boot on his left foot as of Thursday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

The Panthers placed Sam Darnold (ankle) on injured reserve Thursday, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.

Coach Matt Rhule described the injury that Sam Darnold suffered in Friday's preseason finale as a "significant" high ankle sprain, David Newton of ESPN reports.

Sam Darnold is expected to be out 4-to-6 weeks after reportedly suffering a high-ankle sprain in Friday's preseason contest, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Sam Darnold likely suffered a high left ankle sprain during Friday's preseason game versus the Bills, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Sam Darnold won't return to Friday's preseason game against the Bills due to a left ankle injury, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

Sam Darnold needed a cart to go to the locker room after suffering an apparent left ankle injury during Friday's preseason contest versus the Bills, Schuyler Callihan of SI.com reports.

The Panthers have chosen Baker Mayfield over Sam Darnold as their Week 1 starting quarterback, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Coach Matt Rhule wasn't ready to announce the Panthers' starting quarterback between Sam Darnold and Baker Mayfield for Week 1 after Friday's preseason loss in New England, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

Neither Sam Darnold nor Baker Mayfield is expected to start Friday's preseason game against New England, with the Panthers resting most of their key players and giving P.J. Walker the start at quarterback, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

Sam Darnold completed two of three passes for 16 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 23-21 preseason victory over the Commanders.

Coach Matt Rhule said Thursday that Sam Darnold and Baker Mayfield will each play roughly one series apiece during Saturday's preseason game at Washington, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

Sam Darnold was notified Monday by general manager Scott Fitterer that he's not being shopped in trade discussions, Ellis Williams of The Charlotte Observer reports.

Sam Darnold has been more consistent than Baker Mayfield over the first few days of Carolina's training camp, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.

Sam Darnold is now in line to compete with Baker Mayfield – who was acquired by Carolina on Wednesday – for the team's starting QB job, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.