Without a doubt, Mayfield is a much more seasoned player than Darnold, Carolina's anticipated starter and fellow 2018 draftee. Although statistics can only provide a partial picture of an event, Mayfield has outperformed Darnold in practically every available data
With the exception of four fewer interceptions, Baker outperforms Sam in a number of categories, including completion rate (61.1 to 59.8), passing yards (14,125 to 10,624), touchdowns (92 to 54), and passer rating (87.8 to 76.9), to mention a few.
But how far away are the Panthers from creating room for the displeased passer? Not that far, according to a recent report from FOX Charlotte's Will Kunkel.