Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • NFL, NFLPA statement on Newton concussion protocol probe "The NFL and NFL Players Association issued a joint statement Wednesday on the investigation into whether proper protocol was followed after Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was hit in the helmet multiple times during the team's season opener against the Broncos on Sept. 8. NFL-NFLPA JOINT..." October 19

  • Cam Newton Gave Away a Touchdown Ball to a Saints Fan Disguised as a Panthers Fan

    The Big Lead "Cam Newton had a rough Sunday. First the Panthers lost to the Saints, falling to 1-5 on the season, then he had another embarrassing postgame press conference. And it sounds like he might have been duped during the game. Unfortunately, this will be hard to confirm, but the game did take place..." October 17

  • Bitter Cam Newton Walked Away From the Lectern Because He Didn't Like the Media's Questions

    The Big Lead "Cam Newton isn’t the reason the Panthers are 1-5 – it’s on the defense, mostly – but being the reigning MVP and the face of the team, he’s the one who will take the most heat. So after a tough 41-38 loss to the Saints, an impeccably dressed Newton started to take questions from the media … and..." October 17

  • Cam Newton has another short press conference

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers rallied from 21 points down to tie the game in the fourth quarter before ultimately falling to the Saints 41-38 on Sunday afternoon and the loss didn’t leave quarterback Cam Newton with much of a taste for answering questions. As seen in video posted by the Charlotte Observer,..." October 16

  • Newton sets Panthers all-time passing yards record

    Alabama "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton became the franchise's all-time leader in passing yards on his second throw against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Returning to the field after missing the Panthers' previous game with a concussion, Newton entered Sunday's contest 21 yards behind Jake..." October 16

  • Cam Newton cleared to play for Panthers on Sunday "The Carolina Panthers will get a much-needed boost in their lineup Sunday. Quarterback Cam Newton (concussion) has been cleared to play against the New Orleans Saints, the team announced Saturday. Newton missed Carolina's Week 5 loss to Tampa Bay after sustaining the concussion in a loss to the..." October 15

  • Newton questionable, should play 'barring setback' "The Carolina Panthers might get a much-needed boost in their lineup Sunday. Quarterback Cam Newton (concussion) is questionable to play against the New Orleans Saints, the team announced Friday. Newton missed Carolina's Week 5 loss to Tampa Bay after sustaining the concussion in a loss to the..." October 15

  • Panthers won’t limit Cam Newton’s running after concussion

    Black and Blue Review "Five-plus seasons filled with dozens of hits haven't convinced the Carolina Panthers to change Cam Newton's game and neither will his first documented concussion. As of Thursday afternoon, the quarterback was still in the NFL's concussion protocol, but he was a full participant in the morning's..." October 14

  • Results of Cam Newton concussion investigation could be released soon

    Pro Football Talk "Five weeks ago tonight, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered an apparent concussion during a crunch-time drive in the opening game of the regular season, at Denver. Soon, the findings of the dual investigations launched by the NFL and NFL Players Association will be announced. Unless they..." October 13

  • Panthers QB Newton practices again

    TSN "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton practiced for the second straight day, another indicator the league's reigning MVP will likely play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Newton missed Monday night's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after suffering a concussion in a loss to the Atlanta..." October 13

  • Cam Newton, Jonathan Stewart back on practice field for Panthers

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers could use all the good news they can get right now, as they try to salvage an ugly 1-4 start. They appear to have gotten a double dose today. Via Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, quarterback Cam Newton and running back Jonathan Stewart were back at practice..." October 12

  • Not even Cam Newton can fix Panthers' unfathomable problems

    Sporting News "On the day of the Panthers’ latest loss, Cam Newton had improved enough to run and throw some, according to coach Ron Rivera. (Also well enough to Segway through downtown Charlotte without a helmet, as it turned out, which isn't much safer than what he might have faced had he played Monday night.)..." October 11

  • Sources: Newton's inner circle says play safer

    ESPN "With Cam Newton sidelined for Monday night's game because of a concussion, multiple people in his inner circle have counseled the Carolina Panthers quarterback to play more carefully, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Newton suffered the concussion in the fourth quarter of last Sunday's 48-33..." October 09

  • Panthers' Cam Newton: Ruled out for Monday

    CBS Sports "Newton (concussion) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Buccaneers, Bryan Strickland of the Panthers' official site reports. Newton was unable to participate in practice throughout the week as he remains under the league's concussion protocol after suffering the head injury during..." October 08

  • Cam Newton, several other starters expected to miss game vs. Bucs

    Charlotte Observer "The Carolina Panthers put out their longest injury report of the season Thursday, with plenty of other names under quarterback Cam Newton’s in the “did not participate” category. Newton and left tackle Michael Oher are expected to miss Monday night’s game against Tampa Bay as they remain in the..." October 07

  • Cam Newton looks unlikely for Monday vs. Bucs

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed his second consecutive practice Thursday with post-concussion symptoms, and it’s looking more and more likely the reigning league MVP will miss Monday night’s game against Tampa Bay. The NFL’s concussion protocol involves a gradual return-to-play..." October 06

  • Cam Newton Allegedly Trashes Bev Hills Mansion ..Stacy Keibler's Hubby Sues

    TMZ "Cam Newton raged WAYYY too hard in the Bev Hills mansion he rented after the Super Bowl -- throwing crazy parties and causing nearly $100k in damage ... this according to a new lawsuit. The Carolina Panthers QB is being sued by Stacy Keibler's husband, Jared Pobre -- who manages the luxury..." October 04

  • Ron Rivera has ‘no idea’ if Cam Newton will play on MNF

    Sportsnaut "Ron Rivera has no clue whether or not star quarterback Cam Newton will be available for the Monday Night Football contest with the Buccaneers, according to the AP’s Steve Reed. That’s not great news with the 1-3 Panthers heading into a contest trying to make the playoffs again this coming..." October 04

  • Ron Rivera the LB would have probably delivered same hit to Cam Newton

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers coach Ron Rivera doesn’t know what quarterback Cam Newton’s status for this week is. But he has a pretty good idea of what Ron Rivera the linebacker would have done in a similar situation. When about by reporters about the hit Newton took from Falcons linebacker Deion Jones which..." October 03

  • Panthers backup QB admits Cam Newton may have been able to avoid goal line hit

    Fox Sports "Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers suffered their third loss of the season at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The defeat dropped their record to a disappointing 1-3, and to make matters worse, Newton is in the league’s concussion protocol. Newton suffered the concussion in the..." October 03

  • Cam Newton suffers a concussion on another helmet to helmet hit "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has headed to the locker room. The defending MVP is being evaluated for a concussion, the team announced. Newton suffered the injury when he scrambled into the end zone on a two-point conversion." October 03

  • Cam Newton concussion protocol investigations still linger

    Pro Football Talk "The good news for the NFL is that the only real controversy arising from 49 regular-season games played to date came from the first game of the year. The bad news for the NFL is that the controversy still lingers, more three weeks later. The NFL and NFL Players Association launched separate..." October 02

  • Brady, Newton among group of celebrities buying ownership stake in UFC

    Fox Sports "The UFC has new owners. A lot of them. It was announced during Thursday night's episode of "Conan" by host Conan O'Brien that a group of celebrity investors represented by WME-IMG have purchased a small stake in the UFC following the $4 billion sale of the company in July. WME-IMG, which..." September 30

  • Cam Newton’s ankle feels good today, after concern on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton appears to have dodged any problem with his ankle. A league source tells PFT that Newton’s ankle feels good this morning after concern following yesterday’s loss to the Vikings that he might have suffered an injury that could cause him to miss time. The..." September 26

  • Cam Newton wears pregame shirt with Martin Luther King Jr. quote

    USA Today "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who said this week he’s in a “lose-lose” situation if he addresses topics of racial politics, made a statement with his attire on Sunday. When he came out for warmups at Bank of America Stadium before the game against the Minnesota Vikings, Newton was..." September 25

  • Cam Newton passes Steve Young for the most rushing touchdowns by a QB

    Fox Sports "Carolina's Cam Newton doesn’t play quarterback the way most do. That’s because he’s bigger and more athletic than just about every QB in NFL history. Because of that, he makes a living on the ground, running the football with a great deal of success. On Sunday, he etched his name in the record..." September 25

  • Cam Newton girlfriend Kia Proctor pregnant again

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton’s girlfriend Kia Proctor appeared to confirm a report saying she is pregnant by posting photos on Instagram Friday that show off what looks like a baby bump. " September 25

  • Cam Newton explains his icy postgame staredown with Colin Kaepernick

    CBS Sports "After the Panthers beat the 49ers 46-27 on Sunday, no one was talking about the Panthers' win because all anyone could talk about was what happened after the game. Sometime during the postgame handshake, Cam Newton crossed paths with Colin Kaepernick, who gave the Panthers quarterback what..." September 23

  • Cam Newton: “I want to bring unity” after police shooting in Charlotte

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton continued to try to walk a fine line on matters of race, as violence in the wake of the latest police shooting has gripped his city. Newton spoke about his desire for “accountability,” but said that applied to the black community as well as police officers. And..." September 21

  • Panthers Hired a White Guy to Coach Cam Newton on How to Talk About Race

    Black Sports Online "There has definitely been a shift in how Cam Newton has talked about race and how he speaks about everything since the Panther lost in the Super Bowl. It was happening in plain sight and wasn’t being hidden very well. SI has some insight on who is responsible for the change." September 19

  • Cam Newton investigation could wrap up this week "Investigations conducted by the NFL and NFL Players Association regarding the handling of Cam Newton following helmet-to-helmet hits in the season opener could be wrapped up this week. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday on GameDay First that the key interviews with Panthers staff,..." September 18

  • No timetable for NFLPA investigation of Cam Newton concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "The investigation continues regarding whether Panthers quarterback Cam Newton should have been removed from the final drive of the opening-night game for a concussion evaluation. More accurately, the investigations. In response to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that the process could..." September 18

  • Pereira says ref didn’t follow proper protocol after hit on Cam Newton

    Pro Football Talk "Former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira says referee Gene Steratore should have taken matters into his own hands to protect Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during last week’s game against the Broncos. Pereira said this morning on PFT Live that it’s the official’s responsibility to get..." September 15

  • NFL cites ‘posture’ as reason Cam Newton didn’t get head shot calls

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL says Cam Newton’s style of play is the reason the Carolina Panthers quarterback seems to get fewer calls than some of his counterparts around the league. In response to criticism over several helmet-to-helmet shots that Newton fell victim to last Thursday against the Denver Broncos, NFL..." September 14

  • Cam Newton says he's focused only on Week 2: 'I gain nothing ... talking about the past'

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton wasn't in the mood on Wednesday to talk about helmet-to-helmet hits, fines, the concussion protocol or anything that had to do with last week's 21-20 loss to Denver. "We are dwelling on something I don't want to dwell on" the NFL MVP said as he looked..." September 14

  • Cam Newton: I’m not worried about my health, I’m worried about winning

    Pro Football Talk "Cam Newton has heard enough about the hits to his head. Asked by reporters today about the NFL’s investigation into whether he should have been pulled from the game after he was hit in the head multiple times by the Broncos, Newton repeatedly scoffed at the idea that he would be worried about..." September 14

  • Panthers defend their handling of Cam Newton after repeated headshots

    Black and Blue Review "It’s somewhat ironic that the Carolina Panthers, whose NFL MVP quarterback on Thursday took hit after hit to the head, are now in the crosshairs of the latest NFL investigation. Shortly after the NFL Players Association on Sunday said it was looking into how the Panthers and independent doctors..." September 13

  • Debunking the “Cam ducked his head” nonsense

    Pro Football Talk "Thursday night’s shades-of-Bountygate attack on Cam Newton by the Broncos included among other illegal hits a helmet-to-helmet blow initiated by Denver safety Darian Stewart. Since the game ended, a theory has emerged that the hit complied with the rules because Newton ducked his head, setting up..." September 11

  • NFLPA ‘strongly considering’ investigating lack of cognitive exam for Cam Newton

    CBS Sports "The NFL's new concussion-protocol enforcement agreement with the NFLPA was immediately tested on opening night, with the handling of Cam Newton Cam Newton drawing national attention in the first Thursday night game of the season. While the NFLPA is continuing to gather information, sources said..." September 11

  • NFL admits the obvious: Marshall got away with illegal hit on Cam

    247 Sports "It's a little late now, but the NFL has stated last night's officiating crew should've thrown a flag on Brandon Marshall's second-half helmet-to-helmet hit on Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton, according to a report." September 10

  • Newton's dad 'grossly disturbed' by unflagged hits on son

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton didn't speak out Thursday night after being on the receiving end of several controversial hits in a 21-20 loss to the Denver Broncos, but his father was "grossly disturbed" by the officiating crew, some Broncos defenders and the league office. "It starts..." September 09

  • Panthers say Newton passed 4 concussion tests

    Charlotte Observer "A Carolina Panthers official said Friday that quarterback Cam Newton, who took several helmet-to-helmet hits during Thursday night’s 21-20 season-opening loss to the Denver Broncos, has passed four concussion tests. Team spokesman Steven Drummond said the tests came in the lockerroom after the..." September 09

  • NFL: Medical staff saw no reason to remove Cam Newton from the game

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s concussion protocols are once again under scrutiny after Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took multiple hard hits to the head on Thursday night but did not leave the game. The NFL, however, says that the league’s protocols worked as they should, with multiple members of the medical..." September 09

  • Cam Newton couldn't remember questions he was asked during postgame

    CBS Sports "The NFL wants you to believe they are very serious about player safety, especially when it comes to head injuries. But for reasons that defy explanation, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who took numerous shots to the head during Thursday's regular-season opener, never entered the concussion..." September 09

  • Cam Newton not asked to enter concussion protocol, yet

    Charlotte Observer "What happened to Cam Newton on Thursday night was an absolute travesty. I am glad the Panthers quarterback still has his head attached to his body after Denver’s 21-20 win over Carolina Thursday night. But that head remains there despite game officials who allowed Denver’s players to repeatedly..." September 09

  • Panthers-Broncos II is great, but Cam Newton's head deserves better

    CBS Sports "The football game that kicked off the 2016 NFL season was exceptional. But it was the head-to-head shots Cam Newton took, and what it says about the difficult balancing act between safety and competition, that turned the night into a failure. For fans. For the Panthers and their star..." September 09

  • Newton breaks Steve Young's career record for QB rushing TDs

    Fox Sports "Cam Newton not only put on a show in the first of Thursday's regular-season opener between the Panthers and Broncos, the reigning MVP also broke a touchdown record held by 49ers icon Steve Young. Newton ran and threw for a touchdown for the 32nd time in his career, passing the mark Young..." September 09

  • Panthers' Newton: I took Super Bowl loss 'extremely personal'

    SI "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton opened up about the Panthers' loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 and called it an 'extremely personal' moment for him, according to the Associated Press. "No one likes losing, so I took it extremely personal," Newton said. “I've been on the..." September 06

  • Cam Newton to launch food truck at home opener

    Charlotte Observer "Although his day job keeps him pretty busy these days, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is also launching a food truck. Newton talked about his latest project in an interview this week with WCCB News anchor Morgan Fogarty. Called “Smokn’ Aces,” the truck’s menu will consist of “fish,..." September 03

  • Cam on Kaepernick: Who am I to say if it’s wrong or right?

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says it’s not his place to say whether 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is right or wrong to sit out the national anthem. Newton said on ESPN that Kaepernick is entitled to his personal opinions and that Newton wouldn’t feel right weighing in on those..." September 01