Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cam Newton on Ed Hochuli: “did you expect him to say something else”

    Pro Football Talk "As you’d probably expect, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton tried to play the “on to Tampa Bay” card Wednesday. But he didn’t let NFL referee Ed Hochuli off the hook, either. Newton tried to scoot past an initial question about his Sunday allegation that Hochuli told him he wasn’t “old enough”..." October 01

  • NFL to investigate Ed Hochuli's 'not old enough' comment to Cam Newton

    ESPN "Referee Ed Hochuli could be subject to discipline if it is proved that he told Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton he "wasn't old enough" to get a call in Sunday's 27-22 victory over the New Orleans Saints. "We would do an investigation, see if anybody was miked in the area, and we've had..." September 29

  • Ed Hochuli says he told Cam Newton he didn’t get call because he was running

    Larry Brown Sports "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton claims referee Ed Hochuli gave him a very disturbing reason for why he did not get a late hit call in the fourth quarter on Sunday — that Newton isn’t old enough yet for a call like that. Hochuli has denied saying that. NFL vice president of..." September 28

  • NFL VP Dean Blandino accepts Ed Hochuli’s denial of ageism

    Pro Football Talk "If you look at the video of the moment Cam Newton alleges that referee Ed Hochuli told him he “not old enough,” to get a personal foul call, it’s clear that Hochuli said something that took Newton aback. But Hochuli’s boss defended his work this morning, and said the veteran official with the..." September 28

  • Cam Newton: Ed Hochuli said he’s “not old enough” to get call

    Black and Blue Review "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton claimed referee Ed Hochuli told him “you’re not old enough to get that call” after Newton felt the Saints should have been called for a personal foul Sunday. Newton, who’s in his fifth season, admitted he was “baffled” and “ticked off” by what the..." September 27

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton to star in new Nickelodeon series

    Sporting News "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will star in a 20-episode "docu-series" on NIckelodeon beginning in 2016, the network announced Tuesday. According to Nickelodeon's release, each episode of "I Wanna Be …" will follow the two-time Pro Bowl QB "as he takes real kids on the ride of their lives to..." September 22

  • Panthers' Cam Newton has no regrets after camp fight with Josh Norman

    USA Today "Cam Newton is not apologizing. A day after the Carolina Panthers quarterback scuffled with cornerback Josh Norman in practice, he had no regrets about the high-profile incident. “What regrets? Me practicing? It’s football,” Newton told reporters Tuesday. “Emotions are going to..." August 11

  • Cam Newton, Josh Norman scuffle in practice after QB shoves CB

    ESPN "Cam Newton and Josh Norman got into a scuffle at Carolina Panthers practice Monday after the quarterback shoved the cornerback in the face while tackling him after Norman intercepted his pass attempt. Newton had to be pulled off by teammates and called Norman a "pissant." In the dustup,..." August 10

  • Cam Newton and Girlfriend Expecting a Baby

    Terez Owens "Congratulations are in order for Cam Newton and his girlfriend Hazel, who’s also goes by Kia. We’re hearing they’re expecting a baby together. " July 20

  • Cam Newton pleased to see Confederate flag removed in South Carolina

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton called it a "triumph" Friday to see the Confederate battle flag come down from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia. "It's very enlightening, very impactful to see that flag come down that was a remembrance of something not what this..." July 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Cam Newton and the #Panthers have agreed to terms on a 5-year, $103M deal, source said. Negotiated by Chitta Mallik, Tony Paige & Bus Cook.

  • Cam Newton, Panthers agree to five-year, $103 million extension "The Carolina Panthers are tying their future to Cam Newton. The two sides agreed to a five-year, $103 million extension that will keep Newton under team control through the 2020 season, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, per source involved in the situation. Bandwidth and..." June 02

  • Cam Newton close to contract extension with Panthers

    Cat Scratch Reader "Cam Newton is close to signing a multi-year extension with the Panthers, according to ESPN 730 in Charlotte. The reported deal would extend Newton through the 2020 season, but there are no figures on what he would earn. It's expected an extension would cost something in the $20 million per-year..." June 02

  • What Tannehill deal might mean for Panthers' Cam Newton

    ESPN "What does the six-year extension Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill signed Monday mean for Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton? Not a lot other than the parameters for the new quarterback market became a little clearer. Tannehill's deal reportedly is for $96 million with $45..." May 19

  • Cam Newton Earns College Degree From Auburn

    Gamedayr "Cam Newton led the Carolina Panthers to the playoffs last year in spite of finishing 7-8-1. Try not to focus so much on the fact the NFC South was awful last year but more on the fact that Newton took his team to the postseason. Newton has come a long way since his computer-stealing days at the..." May 11

  • Rivera won't address Cam contract, hopes deal is done soon "Ron Rivera was posed an interesting question on Wednesday about his franchise quarterback, one that could eventually set free agency afire and give us a new record for highest paid offensive player. What if Cam Newton, a quarterback with marketing interests elsewhere, simply wanted to let his..." March 25

  • Police Say Cam Newton Not a Person of Interest in Night Club Shooting

    Sportsnaut "Charlotte Police Department spokesperson Rob Tufano reports that Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton is “not a person of interest” in a shooting at Label night club that occurred last Saturday night. WSOC-TV in Charlotte posted photos and videos on Tuesday evening that showed Newton on..." March 05

  • Cam Newton was present at Charlotte club when shots fired

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was on a Charlotte nightclub stage seconds before shots were fired that injured two people last week. In a report by WSOC-TV, Newton is shown on stage with rapper Young Jeezy on Saturday evening in the moments before someone fired shots at Label..." March 04

  • Panthers' Gettleman publicly reiterates support for Newton

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman has exhausted every way he knows how to say Cam Newton is the team’s franchise quarterback. The third-year GM won’t get into contract specifics, but Wednesday he told the Observer he believes Newton’s long-term future will be in Charlotte. “We..." January 22

  • Panthers' Cam Newton cleared to start vs. Browns "Cam Newton will start for the Panthers on Sunday. Just two weeks after walking away from a massive car accident in Charlotte and sustaining a pair of transverse process fractures in his back, the Pro Bowl quarterback will return to the field against the Browns in a make-or-break game at Bank of..." December 20

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton set to start Sunday against Browns

    Charlotte Observer "If the Carolina Panthers are to stay alive another week in the NFC South playoff race, it likely will be with their franchise quarterback behind center. Barring any physical setbacks over the next couple of days, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Cam Newton is on target to start Sunday’s game..." December 19

  • Cam Newton returns to Panthers' practice

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to the practice field Wednesday for the first time since sustaining two fractures in his lower back during a two-car accident last week in Charlotte. Backup quarterback Derek Anderson received more reps than Newton during the 30-minute portion..." December 17

  • “Premature” to say whether Cam Newton can return this week

    Pro Football Talk "It wasn’t the prettiest outing you’ll ever see, but the Panthers got the win they needed against the Buccaneers on Sunday. They now have a 5-8-1 record and control of first place in the NFC South pending the result of the Saints’ Monday night game in Chicago, a result that looks all the better..." December 15

  • Cam Newton On Car Crash: "Someone Is Supposed To Be Dead"

    Deadspin "Cam Newton left the hospital with his parents yesterday, nearly 24 hours after a scary two-car crash that flipped his truck. Newton was stiff and sore with two small fractures in his back, a Panthers spokesperson said, but "his spirits were high." Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released their..." December 11

  • Newton likely to miss Sunday game with Tampa Bay

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is likely to miss this week's game against Tampa Bay after sustaining two fractures in his lower back during a two-car accident Tuesday afternoon a block from Bank of America Stadium. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said tests revealed two transverse..." December 10

  • Newton out of hospital, not at fault for crash, police say

    Charlotte Observer "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was released from Carolinas Medical Center around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday after spending nearly 22 hours in the hospital. Newton, who was involved in a two-car collision less than two blocks from Bank of America Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, suffered a fractured..." December 10

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    Carolina Panthers @Panthers

    .@DAnderson314 confirmed that Ron Rivera told him he will start Sunday for the #Panthers. #TBvsCAR

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    Carolina Panthers @Panthers

    Cam Newton is in fair condition and undergoing tests at Carolinas Medical Center and will remain there overnight for observation.

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    To follow up that last tweet: @WBTV_News reporting no major injuries for Cam Newton.

  • Panthers Cam Newton injured in car wreck

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken by ambulance to a hospital at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday after a truck crashed and overturned on the Church Street bridge over Interstate 277. Newton, lying prone in black workout clothes, was treated on a sidewalk along the bridge for at least 20..." December 09

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton in fair conditon after wreck

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was in fair condition at Carolinas Medical Center on Tuesday after his truck crashed and overturned on the Church Street bridge over Interstate 277. Newton, lying on a sidewalk in black workout clothes, was treated on the bridge for at least 20 minutes..." December 09

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    Carolina Panthers @Panthers

    Further testing revealed that Cam Newton has two transverse process fractures in his lower back and no further internal injuries.

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    Cameron Newton @CameronNewton

    Lol that was ridiculous. I guess "Camnewton1" was a bad "password" choice?! Thanks again @twitter #backfromthehack

  • Some clown hacked Cam Newton's Twitter account, hilarity ensues

    Fox Sports "It's been a strange day for NFL players on social media. First, Steelers safety Mike Mitchell got into a spat with some silly fans, and now Cam Newton has been thrown into mix. Someone with too much time on their hands hacked Newton's Twitter account on Tuesday and started sending out some..." November 19

  • 'Hurt' Newton willing to shoulder blame for Panthers' woes

    Fox Sports Carolinas "It's been the prevailing sports-talk question in Charlotte and throughout the nation this week: What's wrong with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton after he, and the entire team, put forth a lackluster performance against Philadelphia? Newton looked bad throwing the ball against the..." November 13

  • Cam Newton: “Yes, I’m hurt”

    Pro Football Talk "Football coaches like to say there’s a difference between being hurt and being injured. That distinction is apparently what Panthers coach Ron Rivera was making when he said on Tuesday that Cam Newton isn’t injured. Newton, who has battled rib and ankle injuries this year and now reportedly has..." November 13

  • Is Panthers QB Cam Newton's running game back for good?

    Fox Sports Carolinas "When it was revealed back in March that Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was going to have an ankle surgically repaired by tightening up the ligaments, the first question fans and media alike wanted to know was whether or not it would change the way he plays. In other words, would Newton..." October 16

  • Contract extension for Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton? ‘In due time,’ coach says

    Charlotte Observer "With the Cincinnati Bengals holding the fourth pick in the 2011 draft, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis spent a lot of time scouting Cam Newton. Lewis was part of a Bengals contingent that traveled to Auburn to sit down with the Tigers’ quarterback, and he hosted Newton when he visited Cincinnati..." October 09

  • Frustrated Cam Newton ready to return to field

    Fox Sports Carolinas "It was difficult to tell what annoyed Cam Newton more during his weekly press conference Wednesday afternoon, the questions about sitting out next week or the fact that his cracked rib and surgically repaired ankle have yet to fully heal. Newton was benched before the start of the Carolina..." September 10

  • Superman shut down? "At this time last week, Cam Newton and Ron Rivera both expressed certainty that a rib injury would not prevent the Carolina Panthers' quarterback from starting versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the season opener. After rib soreness caused Newton to miss Wednesday's practice, that certainty has..." September 04

  • Panthers' Newton (ribs): No doubt for opener

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who suffered a hairline fracture to his ribs, said Wednesday he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Newton was injured during Friday night's 30-7 preseason loss at New England. He will not play in Thursday..." August 27

  • Sidelined Panthers QB Newton not pleased with offense's preseason opener

    Fox Sports Carolinas "With the weather expected to be nasty and still sort of recovering from his offseason ankle surgery, Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton watched his team's first preseason game in warmups from the sidelines Friday night. Newton sitting against the Buffalo Bills wasn't altogether..." August 12

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    "@daverichard: what kind of year do you think Cam has statistically? His rushing has declined every year so far."<expect trend to continue

  • Rivera: No plan yet for Newton's play, if any, against Bills

    Charlotte Observer "Cam Newton’s participation in Friday night’s exhibition against the Bills is still undetermined, and Carolina’s starting quarterback may not play at all. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he, the doctors, the training staff and Newton have not sat down to make a plan for Newton’s playing time on..." August 05

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    Joe Person @josephperson

    Gettleman: Cam Newton has been fully cleared.

  • Panthers' Cam Newton still limited in mobility "Cam Newton's recovery from ankle surgery has gone well by all accounts. With training camp starting this week, we'll get to see how close he is to Full Newton. The Charlotte Observer notes that Newton was throwing to receivers last week in Greensboro, North Carolina, but he was limited in his..." July 20

  • Cam progressing ahead of schedule

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton participated in seven-on-seven drills Thursday for the first time since undergoing surgery on his left ankle in March. That put the two-time Pro Bowl selection about a month ahead of schedule on his rehabilitation, which initially was supposed to keep..." June 20

  • Cam Newton doesn't want a Kaepernick-like contract "Colin Kaepernick's unusual deal with the San Francisco 49ers continues to have reverberations across the NFL landscape. That includes the Cam Newton camp. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday on NFL Total Access that Kaepernick's contract -- a pact that includes just $13 million in..." June 11

  • Cam Newton’s next contract with Panthers unlikely to mirror Kaepernick’s new deal

    Charlotte Observer "When reports on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s contract extension first broke Wednesday, many viewed it as a logical starting point in the Carolina Panthers’ negotiations with Cam Newton on a new deal. To that the Panthers’ front office might reply, “bring it..." June 07

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    Steve Reed @SteveReedAP

    Cam Newton said via Instram photo he's out of his walking boot and ready for rehab. So there's some good news, Panthers fans.