Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Josh Norman: Panthers wanted it about Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly

    Pro Football Talk "Pulling a franchise tag from a player you wanted to keep around on a long-term deal is a pretty extreme move. But the farther you get from Carolina’s decision to part ways with cornerback Josh Norman this spring, the clearer it becomes that a divorce was probably inevitable. In the ESPN the..." August 23

  • Kelvin Benjamin to play without brace on surgically-repaired knee; could translate into fantasy goodness

    SB Nation "Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will play without a brace on his surgically-repaired left knee, according to NFL.com analyst Jeffri Chadiha. Benjamin tore the ACL in his knee during training camp in 2015. Though he has been brought along slowly this preseason, his apparent..." August 18

  • Cam Newton feeds homeless man, teammate says it’s nothing new

    Sportsnaut "Cam Newton may be the NFL’s best player. His MVP trophy certainly helps his argument in that case. And with so many bad off the field stories constantly circulating about the NFL and its players, the MVP has been stepping up. In an interview with GQ Magazine, he made it clear that any criticism..." August 16

  • Cam Newton on Those Versace Pants, Race in America, and Whether He Would Let His Kid Play Football

    GQ "He isn’t going to stop being great at football—15-1 last season, near unanimous MVP, a scorched-earth run to the Super Bowl—and he isn’t going to stop reveling in his own greatness at football. He isn’t going to stop celebrating after touchdowns and wins, or walking off podiums in angry silence..." August 15

  • Odell Beckham Jr., Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers silent as NFL lacks star power of NBA’s anti-violence movement

    New York Daily News "Rueben Randle doesn’t know what exactly he wants to do yet. He just knows he wants to do something. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver grew up a few hours north of Baton Rouge, in Bastrop, La., then spent three years in Baton Rouge while attending LSU. He has friends and family strewn throughout..." August 02

  • Michael Bennett calls Cam Newton to apologize for “taking the dollars” comment

    Pro Football Talk "When Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett made his call to action to NFL players, the one he seemed to single out by name for not being vocal enough was Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. But Bennett has since made another call. A source close to the situation tells PFT that Bennett has..." August 01

  • Michael Vick claims to be faster than Cam Newton

    The Score "If you buy into what free-agent Michael Vick is selling, then it would seem that 36 is the new 27. Vick, previously revered for his lightning-quick speed, is hoping for another year in the NFL and says he's still one of the top three fastest quarterbacks in the league - even faster than Cam..." July 23

  • Ron Rivera reveals how close the Panthers were to drafting Gabbert over Newton

    CBS Sports "It seems almost impossible to think about now, but there was a time when Cam Newton wasn't considered a lock to go No. 1 overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Five years ago, the Panthers had the No. 1 pick, and no one really seemed to know who they were going to take. Some people thought that..." July 19

  • Cam Newton is ready to tackle the challenge of the Panthers being 'favorites'

    Fox Sports "The Carolina Panthers will have a giant bull's-eye on their back all season. And Cam Newton is fine with that. The NFL MVP understands that after a trip to the Super and three consecutive NFC South titles, the Panthers have gone from underdogs to favorites. Newton also understands the..." July 13

  • Cam Newton was voted the best player in the NFL, and he's still wildly underrated

    USA Today "He was voted NFL MVP nearly unanimously. He won the Offensive Player of the Year award and landed on the AP’s All-Pro team. On Wednesday, he was revealed as No. 1 on NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2016, a list voted on by the players. And, despite all of those accolades, Cam Newton is still..." July 07

  • Panthers' Ealy: Newton's leadership reminiscent of Jordan, Kobe

    The Score "Carolina Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy has some high praise for his quarterback. Cam Newton's leadership abilities throughout his career have been heavily scrutinized, particularly following his podium walk-off after Super Bowl 50, but Ealy said his quarterback is among the best leaders in..." July 02

  • Thomas Davis: Cam Newton has 'matured' since SB interview

    NFL.com "Cam Newton said this offseason he "hasn't peaked" as a football player. That growth must come not only on the field, but in increased maturity off it. The Carolina Panthers quarterback was denounced by many following his handling of a post-Super Bowl interview, in which he seemed to sulk and..." June 22

  • Cam Newton Fires Money Bombs In ATL Strip Club

    TMZ "Cam Newton showed off his arm strength inside an ATL strip club this week -- throwing wads of cash all over the stage ... with impressive velocity!! The Carolina Panthers QB hit up V Live in Atlanta ... and the place was going off! In fact, Cam was having so much fun, he got onstage and started..." June 21

  • Cam Newton: I haven’t peaked or climaxed in football

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can’t even count the ways he can improve his game in the season after winning the NFL’s most valuable player award. There’s his completion percentage, which could stand to go up. He’s reading defenses better than ever before, Ron Rivera said, but he can..." June 20

  • Panthers' GM: Newton can improve if receivers are better

    Black and Blue Review "We've sure come a long way from the seven-second pause. Of course, there was never much substance to a storyline that was part media creation and part paranoid fan base. Three summers ago, when few in the Carolinas knew much about Dave Gettleman, they weren't yet aware the heavily-accented..." June 17

  • Cam Newton on Super Bowl backlash: ‘I learned from it’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton currently finds himself as the face of the league. He’s overtaken other young signal callers for this mantle primarily due to his performance a season ago and the divisiveness he brings to the game. Newton knows full well he’s in..." June 11

  • Cam Newton ditches dab, planning new celebration

    Black and Blue Review "This is not the most important news you'll read today. But alas ... The dab is dead. At least, for the guy who helped turn it into a pop culture phenomenon. "I have to put that aside," Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton told WFNZ's Chris McClain and Jim Celania in an interview that..." June 09

  • Ron Rivera says Cam Newton has ‘an awful lot of room to grow’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton helped lead his team to 15 regular season wins and a Super Bowl appearance this past season. And while Newton delighted fans all season long by handing out souvenirs and tallying a ridiculous 45 touchdowns, head coach Ron Rivera acknowledged his..." May 19

  • Cam Newton comes to the rescue after Oprah's boyfriend forgets his shoes

    The Score "Oprah Winfrey found herself in a bit of a jam while in Charlotte on Sunday to speak at a graduation ceremony, so naturally, she called Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Winfrey's longtime partner, Stedman Graham, forgot one of his size-15 shoes. Fortunately, Newton was able to lend..." May 16

  • Cam Newton Makes Kids' Dreams Come True with New Nickelodeon Show

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spent all of last season making kids' dreams come true by handing youngsters footballs after he scored touchdowns. The season has come to a close, but the acts of kindness are still going strong. Newton spent the early part of this offseason producing..." May 11

  • Cam Newton says he let people down with post-Super Bowl press conference

    ESPN "Cam Newton called it a “great responsibility" when the Carolina Panthers made the Heisman Trophy quarterback the first pick of the 2011 NFL draft. The league's 2015 MVP apparently has come around in taking some responsibility for his abbreviated post-game press conference following a 24-10..." April 28

  • Bills GM explains how Andrew Luck spoiled plan to draft Cam Newton

    CBS Sports "Almost exactly five years ago, the Panthers drafted Cam Newton with the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Broncos then selected Von Miller. The Bills rounded off the top-three by grabbing Marcell Dareus. Without even getting into the picks that followed (A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson, Julio..." April 26

  • Cam Newton hops fence to play football with kids

    WSOCTV "Students at the Community School of Davidson had a celebrity encounter on the playground Friday afternoon. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton drove by the school while filming for a show when he noticed a student wearing his jersey on the playground. Mimi Siadak, a seventh-grade teacher, said..." April 24

  • Cam Newton back in Charlotte ahead of Panthers’ offseason program

    Charlotte Observer "The same day the Carolina Panthers cut ties with cornerback Josh Norman, they welcomed their quarterback back to town. Cam Newton was at Bank of America Stadium on Wednesday and is expected to attend the start of the offseason program next week. Newton has been in California the past two months..." April 22

  • Cam Newton on season opener vs. Broncos: I'll be looking for revenge

    CBS Sports "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was one of the first people to find out that Carolina would be opening the 2016 NFL season against the Broncos, and after he found out, Newton went straight to Instagram to share his feelings: He wants revenge. Specifically, he wants revenge on Super Bowl MVP Von..." April 15

  • Ron Rivera on Cam Newton’s postgame: “What do you expect?”

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers head coach Ron Rivera didn’t get to talk as much about his team going 15-1 and reaching the Super Bowl as he has his quarterback’s reaction to losing it. But during Wednesday morning’s NFC coaches breakfast at the owners meetings, Rivera stood up for Cam Newton while recognizing — as..." March 23

  • Goose Gossage adds replay and Cam Newton to growing hate list

    New York Post "Add not-so-instant replay to Goose Gossage’s list of how MLB has gone wrong. “No manager can run on the field anymore and kick dirt on the umpire,’’ the Hall of Famer told The Post on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. “That was exciting. That was part of the game. That woke everybody up..." March 16

  • Cam Newton's deal last summer looking better every day

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton ranked third in the NFL in average salary when he signed a five-year, $103.8 million extension last June, and fifth by the time the season began. Now? Newton's average salary of $20.76 million ranks seventh among 2016 quarterbacks. That's a pretty..." March 15