Carolina Panthers said Teddy Bridgewater would be a fitting decision for a game. They meant it.
After it first appeared that Bridgewater was going to be active, the Panthers changed their mind at the last minute, and the caller who started with the signal became officially inactive for a period of Game today Against the Detroit Lions due to a knee injury.
PJ Walker It’s set to start, NFL Network Insider’s Ian Rapoport says. Leopards later confirmed the news.
Rapoport reports that the Panthers initially planned for all three midfielders to be active with Bridgewater acting as the QB emergency, but the team would play it safely.
Bridgewater suffered an MCL twist late last week against Tampa Bay. Early in the week, he didn’t do much in practice, and it looked like he would miss Sunday’s game against the Lions. As the week progressed, Teddy Two Gloves got a little more action and pushed her to play.
Panthers trainer Matt Rolle played a shy role all week Keep the door open For Bridgewater to not just be active but to start. Ultimately, the team wouldn’t initially take a chance even in an emergency.
The decision puts Walker in line to kick-start his first career. Walker spent spells on the Indianapolis Colts coaching team from 2017-2019. He starred in the XFL Championship with the Houston Ruggenics in the spring before the league collapsed. Walker’s start brings intrigue to an affair between two average NFC residents.
Leopards will also be without superstar Christian McCaffrey, left-handler Russell Okong, corner Donut JacksonRight guard John Miller And safety Sam Franklin. Black idle return includes D’Andre Swift, WRs Kenny Golladay, Danny Amendola, Dashon Hand, Austin Bryant, goalkeeper Logan Stenberg and QB David Blough.