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Baker Mayfield went viral for hitting his head after the Panthers win

Baker Mayfield went viral for hitting his head after the Panthers win

Baker Mayfield was definitely excited to continue Panthers win 25-15 The Hawks at Thursday Night Football.

The 27-year-old quarterback – who didn’t play a game on Thursday – celebrated Carolina’s victory over her NFC South rival by hitting some of his helmet-wearing teammates while wearing only a baseball cap.

Given Growing concern about concussions Head health in the NFL in the wake of quarterback Dolphin The scary Tua Tagovailoa incident in late September, The move naturally attracted a lot of attention, with Amazon’s Al Michaels saying, “A good way to finish off the concussion protocol even if you don’t get into the game.”

Baker Mayfield (6) is seen heading his teammates for the Panthers on November 10, 2022.
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It was a rollercoaster season for Mayfield, Which was traded in Carolina in July After four seasons in Cleveland, Brown chose him for the first time in 2018.

Although Mayfield was named the Carolina base quarterback during the summer, he and the Panthers won only one game in his first five games. Mayfield too He suffered an ankle injury In a fifth week loss for the 49ers. Soon, Carolina Parted ways with coach Matt Rowley After two and a half seasons.

In the wake of Mayfield’s injury, the Panthers turned to quarterback PJ Walker. And Carolina Walker hit the bench last week in a tough game against the Bengals, with Mayfield playing well in the second half. However, Walker got the nod for the Hawks’ match.

(From left) Panthers midfielder Baker Mayfield and PJ Walker before the Carolinas' game against the Atlanta Falcons on November 10, 2022.

(From left) Panthers midfielder Baker Mayfield and PJ Walker before the Carolinas’ game against the Atlanta Falcons on November 10, 2022.


Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield warm up on November 10, 2022.

Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield warm up on November 10, 2022.


Walker went 10 for 16, throwing for 108 yards in rainy and windy conditions in Charlotte.

The Panthers, who improved to 3-7, will visit the Ravens 6-3 next Sunday.

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