Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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?

    NFL.com "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.com "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

    NFL.com "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.com "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

    NFL.com "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.

  • Rivera: Protecting Cam is Panthers' priority

    ESPN.com "Coach Ron Rivera says it's more important for the Carolina Panthers to find a player to protect Cam Newton than to give his franchise quarterback another weapon. That's as close as Rivera or general manager Dave Gettleman came on Tuesday to hinting what the Panthers may do with the 28th pick of..." April 29

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    The Panthers have exercised their fifth-year option on QB Cam Newton. He's under contract thru 2015 now.

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    Steve Reed @SteveReedAP

    Newton: The ankle is great. The boot is just for precautionary reasons.

  • Cam Newton’s agent not surprised by fifth-year option

    Charlotte Observer "Bus Cook, the agent for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, took a break from his Clowney dealings Wednesday after the Gamecocks’ pro day to discuss another client – Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Cook was asked about Newton’s recent ankle surgery and the Panthers’..." April 04

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@Panthers GM Dave Gettleman just essentially shut door on @CameronNewton returning from ankle surgery before training camp @SiriusXNFL

  • Panthers will use fifth-year option on Newton

    Charlotte Observer "While reiterating that Cam Newton remains the Panthers' franchise quarterback, general manager Dave Gettleman said the team will use the fifth-year club option to keep Newton under contract through at least 2015. Newton, the first No. 1 pick to sign under the new collective bargaining..." March 25

  • Rivera: Newton ankle injury likely goes back to Auburn

    Charlotte Observer "When Cam Newton started running and working out at Auburn a few weeks ago, the Panthers' franchise quarterback was still experiencing pain in his left ankle. Newton had lingering pain in the ankle in previous offseasons, but it would dissipate through rest and rehab. This time the pain..." March 24

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    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    Panthers say Cam Newton’s surgery went well: “Dr. Anderson did not find anything unexpected in the procedure and the surgery went well”

  • Cam Newton needs ankle surgery, four-month recovery

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers don’t have any receivers to throw to at the moment, so it’s probably not that big of a deal the quarterback will be on the shelf for a few months. The team announced that Cam Newton would have ankle surgery tomorrow in Charlotte, and will need four months of recovery time. “The..." March 18

  • Cam Newton not thinking holdout

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers have made it clear Cam Newton’s their franchise quarterback. And even though there’s nothing new on the contract that will keep him there for the long-term, he’s not even thinking about putting pressure on them to do so sooner. Newton, appearing with our own Mike Florio on the..." February 17

  • Newton got more votes, but Luck gets the Pro Bowl start

    Pro Football Talk "The ultimate reality show has found a way to inject a little manufactured drama into a game that otherwise doesn’t have much of it, artificial or otherwise. According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, the team captained by Deion Sanders and coached by Chuck Pagano has opted to give..." January 26

  • Panthers G.M.: Cam Newton is the franchise quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman created a local stir in Charlotte when asked in the preseason about the future of Cam Newton, pausing before saying “But now it’s time to win.” Asked after a 12-4 regular season, Gettleman made sure there was no hesitation. “Yes, no seven-second..." January 14

  • Rivera: Cam toe injury no big deal

    Charlotte Observer "The toe injury sustained by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton against the Jets on Sunday was "not that big a deal," Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday. Newton injured his toe at the end of a 7-yard scramble on the Panthers' final offensive play of the first half, and was taken into the locker..." December 16

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    Andrew Abramson @AbramsonPBP

    Steve Smith: "A little hint of greatness is starting to shine through" Cam Newton... just in time for Sunday's game against Miami.

  • Is Cam Newton the right guy to lead Panthers?

    Charlotte Observer "Cam Newton’s passer rating is 78.4 which is 25th in the NFL behind EJ Manuel and in front of Matt Schaub. ESPN’s more extensive Total Quarterback Rating drops Newton to 28th behind Schaub and in front of Eli Manning. Frustrated fans of the Carolina Panthers criticize Newton more harshly than..." October 13

  • Could the Panthers’ future not include Cam Newton?

    Cat Scratch Reader "Much has been made of several comments Dave Gettleman has made regarding Cam Newton and “pocket passers”. Could the Panthers new GM really be considering moving forward without one of the league’s most dynamic young playmakers? I don't like to do this but I am going to begin this article with a..." October 12

  • Cam Newton fined $10K for visor clips he's been wearing since 2011

    CBSSports.com "If Cam Newton has a subscription to Forbes he's probably going to think about canceling it after this week. Newton was fined $10000 by the NFL on Friday for wearing unapproved Under Armour visor clips on his helmet. The Carolina Panthers quarterback has worn the clips since his rookie year in..." September 28

  • NFL fines Newton $10,000 for Under Armour visor clips

    Pro Football Talk "In most if not all weeks of his NFL career Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has violated the league’s uniform policy by using helmet visor clips bearing the Under Armour logo. This week Newton has been fined $10000 for it. Newton previously wasn’t fined because no one previously had noticed...." September 27

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    Steve Reed @SteveReedAP

    Jordan Gross Steve Smith Luke Kuechly Thomas Davis and Ryan Kalil join Cam Newton as Panthers captains for 2013.

  • Cam Newton voted a team captain

    ESPN.com "The Carolina Panthers voted quarterback Cam Newton a team captain for the first time in his brief NFL career. That is significant for the first pick of the 2011 draft and former Heisman Trophy winner because his leadership has been in question throughout the preseason. Newton was not available..." September 05

  • Right offensive line woes will hurt Cam Newton

    Cat Scratch Reader "Cam Newton struggles with pressure from the ride side of the line and now two poor pass blockers are protecting him. Is the offensive line situation as bad as it sounds? In a word yes. The Carolina Panthers are one week away from their first preseason game and have the worst RG/RT tandem in the..." August 02

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton says he’s worried about wins, not money

    Charlotte Observer "While Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spoke to the media Friday at Wofford’s student center a flat-screen TV behind him showed “SportsCenter” highlights. Every so often news of Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan’s new contract scrolled across the bottom of the screen. A few minutes into Newton’s..." July 27

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton finding the best of both worlds

    Charlotte Observer "In one moment, Cam Newton was jumping in the air and chest bumping a Charlotte Catholic defender following an interception. “Only one coach on the field,” said Newton, almost immediately following his celebration, before two high school football coaches retreated to their sideline. Then he..." June 29

  • Cam Newton: I’d like to be a Carolina Panthers’ captain

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton indicated this week he wants to be a team captain someday. But with a couple of the cornerstones of the franchise seemingly entrenched as offensive captains, it could be a while before Newton gets to wear a “C” on his jersey. Receiver Steve Smith and..." June 01

  • Done with finals, Newton back in Charlotte

    Charlotte Observer "In addition to lecture halls and weight rooms, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton saw a lot of Interstates 85 and 20 this offseason as he shuttled between Auburn and Charlotte. At his “school pride” event Tuesday morning at Memorial Stadium, Newton said he didn't want to be a hypocrite by preaching..." May 07

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    Joe Person @

    #Panthers begin offseason workouts Monday. Cam Newton still finishing up classwork at Auburn. Will be back in Charlotte in a week or so.

  • Cam's scrambles

    Cat Scratch Reader "A running quarterback has a natural proclivity towards escaping the pocket and scrambling, rather than sticking it out and looking for the open man, or so the stereotype goes. Cam Newton is not only an exception to that dated school of thought, he is often its antithesis. It is a funny..." February 11

  • Cam Newton excited about being back at Auburn, working with Mike Shula

    Charlotte Observer "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is back in school and back with the coach he's worked with the past two seasons – and said Friday he is fired up about both developments. Making an appearance for Gatorade at the Super Bowl media center, Newton talked about his return to Auburn this semester and..." February 02

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