Panthers wanted Baker Mayfield to take a pay cut of more than $7 million, per report

As expected, cash was a holdup within the Mayfield exchange

This week, Baker Mayfield subsequently got the exchange of

scenery he'd been praying for The Cleveland Browns sent their former No.

1 overall select to the Carolina Panthers for a conditional 2024 fifth-rounder. 

Money became a major problem in this transaction, however

the  facets have been capable of paintings it out.

Mayfield became at the start due a fully assured $18.Eighty five million in 2022. 

Per NFL Media, Cleveland pays Mayfield $10.5 million

even as Carolina can pay $4.86 million.

Mayfield additionally reportedly agreed to take about a $3.Five

million pay cut, however the Panthers desired him to take more.

According to The Athletic, the Panthers brass spoke with Mayfield and his

illustration round minicamp, and Carolina reportedly requested the 

Oklahoma product to take a pay reduce of greater than $7 million.

Mayfield was willing to forfeit just $3.Five million, so a deal didn't get achieved at that point.