After beginning the 12 months because the Carolina Panthers` beginning quarterback, Baker Mayfield has for the reason that reverted to a backup function at the back of P.J. Walker.

Mayfield has been a beginning QB for the reason that he changed into decided on with the aid of using the Cleveland Browns with the No. 1 average choose in 2018.

This is his first actual flavor of being a completely-healthy, secondary option. Mayfield addressed those new emotions while speakme to newshounds on Thursday.

"It`s a exceptional function for me, for sure. But simply locating my manner thru it," he said, in keeping with crew insider Joe Person.

Despite his popularity as a highly-aggressive NFL participant, Mayfield appears to be embracing this new function as a crew participant.

After what should've been a game-prevailing landing in Sunday's extra time loss to the Atlanta Falcons, Mayfield changed into the primary participant on the sector to congratulate Walker.

Mayfield misplaced his beginning activity to Walker after he suffered a high-ankle sprain in Week 5.

He's for the reason that been completely cleared from the harm report, however stays withinside the second-string position.

Last 12 months's starter, Sam Darnold, remains at the injured reserve with a high-ankle sprain of his own.

The Panthers will appearance to get better from their crushing Week eight loss in a matchup in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.