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Carolina Panthers


Cam Newton

Cam Newton - #1 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 05/11/1989
Birthplace College Park, GA
College Auburn
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 1st pick by Panthers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
86.2 3869 19

Hester sets return record in Bears win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Devin Hester set an NFL record with his 11th punt return for a touchdown as the Bears beat Cam Newton and the Panthers 34-29 on Sunday.

Panthers downgrade CB Gamble to out

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Chris Gamble (concussion) did not travel with the team to Chicago for its Week Four game against the Bears. Darius Butler will start in his place.

Johnson, Hardy energizing Panthers' defense

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
With the Panthers' linebacker corps decimated, defensive end appears to be the strength of their defense, including Charles Johnson.

Newton tops Gabbert in battle of rookie QBs

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Cam Newton found Greg Olsen over the middle for a 16-yard touchdown with 4:20 left to help the Panthers beat the Jaguars 16-10 on Sunday.

LaFell pushing Naanee in Panthers' WR corps

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Brandon LaFell has significantly outproduced Legedu Naanee through two games, but Naanee is still starting opposite Steve Smith.

Panthers expect Otah to return to dominance

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Even though he hasn't played in a full game since 2009, Carolina ORT Jeff Otah is expected to return to his former excellence, according to NFC Whispers.

Panthers sign DT Kearse, release OL Wells

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed rookie DT Frank Kearse on Tuesday and waived OL Reggie Wells.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Three

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of the First Fifteen, we focus on the 2-0 and 0-2 teams as we reach a critical early juncture in the young 2011 season.

Panthers' losing streak may linger if they don't beat Jaguars

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Next week the Panthers will host Jacksonville, which is coming off a 32-3 loss to the Jets, but the schedule gets tougher after that.

Panthers Davis has another torn ACL

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Panthers LB Thomas Davis will miss the remainder of the season after tearing an ACL in his knee for the third consecutive year.

Shorts and Shells: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:53 a.m. ET
In this edition, we look at the criminally bashed Tony Romo, Tom Brady's and Cam Newton's astounding passing numbers and the surprising Bills.

Rodgers, Packers too much for Panthers

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 308 yards and two scores, as the overcame a big day from Cam Newton to beat the Panthers 30-23 on Sunday.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game against the Panthers at Carolina Sunday.

Panthers LB Davis working to reward Panthers' faith

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 3:45 a.m. ET
This week his words earned him some time in the spotlight, but Thomas Davis' hard work has made him one of the Panthers' more respected players.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game at Carolina.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 27, 2012
A person familiar with the penalty says the NFL has fined Panthers quarterback Cam Newton $21,000 for abusive conduct toward a game official. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because the league hasn't announced the fine.||||||| Newton shouted at and bumped referee Jerome Boger in the fourth quarter of Carolina's penalty-plagued 17-6 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Newton apologized after the game, saying "the words that I said during the game were very disrespectful and I apologized to (Boger) during the game, but I'm going public and apologizing again. It was something in the heat of the moment." Boger said he didn't feel the bump was enough to warrant an ejection.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Newton was 18 of 29 for 170 yards with one touchdown and one interception on Sunday in a win over Oakland. He also ran for a score.||||||| Newton has 14 touchdowns and three interceptions over his last eight games.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Newton went 19 of 33 for 231 yards and two touchdown in Carolina's win against San Diego on Sunday.||||||| Newton's sophomore campaign has truly been a campaign of two seasons. He compiled a 75.2 passer rating with five touchdowns and eight picks in the Panthers' first seven games, but has a 102.6 rating with 13 touchdowns and two interceptions in seven games since.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Newton was unstoppable in Sunday's 30-20 win over Atlanta, throwing for 287 yards and two touchdowns to go along with another 116 and a 72-yard score on the ground.||||||| Newton become the first player with 250 yards passing, 100 yards rushing, a touchdown run and a TD pass in a game. He's been putting up monster and numbers of late - just in time for the fantasy playoffs.
Posted Dec. 06, 2012
Newton went 15 of 27 for 232 yards and three touchdowns on Sunday. He also ran seven times for 78 yards, his second-highest rushing total of the season.||||||| Newton's passer rating was 121.2, the fourth time in five games he's recording a rating of at least 95.8.

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