Former XFL QB P.J. Walker to start for Panthers with Teddy Bridgewater injured

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The Panthers will start former XFL star P.J. Walker at quarterback Sunday as Teddy Bridgewater works to recover from a sprained right knee.
P.J. Walker throws for 272 yards and four touchdowns as the Roughnecks beat the Wildcats 37-17 for their first XFL win. (1:41)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former XFL star P.J. Walker will start at quarterback for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday against the Detroit Lions.

Walker will replace Teddy Bridgewater, who was placed on the inactive list after going through two rigorous pregame sessions to test the right knee that was sprained a week ago in a loss to Tampa Bay.

This will be Walker's first NFL start. He has played twice when Bridgewater has left with injuries, completing 3-of-8 pass attempts for 15…
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