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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

Panthers claim FB Felton

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
The Panthers claimed former Lions FB Jerome Felton off waivers. According to multiple reports, the Vikings and Eagles also put in a claim.

Panthers place ORG Schwartz on I.R.

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed OG Geoff Schwartz on injured reserve Tuesday as the team got its roster down to 80 players.

Panthers handing starting job to DE Hardy

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach Ron Rivera announced that DE Greg Hardy would be in the starting lineup as soon as he's healthy enough to participate.

Newton takes step back; Panthers lose to Bengals

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton, Cincinnati's second-round draft pick, led four first-half scoring drives and the Bengals held on for a 24-13 preseason victory over Carolina on Thursday night.

Panthers claim DT Balmer off waivers

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Panthers were awarded DT Kentwan Balmer off waivers on Thursday, just a day after the Seahawks released him.

Panthers MLB Beason undergoes surgery

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Panthers MLB Jon Beason underwent surgery on his left Achilles this week, the team announced.

Moon pulling for Panthers QB Newton

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon says his reputation will be on the line when Panthers QB Cam Newton takes the field this season.

Newton will start Panthers' third preseason game

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
Cam Newton will be the Panthers' starting quarterback for the Aug. 25 preseason game against the Bengals.

Bush stars as Dolphins top Panthers 20-10

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
New Dolphins RB Reggie Bush racked up 81 total yards as host Miami topped Carolina 20-10 on Friday night.

Panthers sign C Kalil to five-year extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers have signed franchise C Ryan Kalil to a five-year contract extension, reportedly making him the highest-paid center in the league.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Saints are preparing to be without their best defensive end, Will Smith, for the first four games while he serves a suspension. PFW goes inside the NFC South to examine each club's outlook for 2011.

Panthers beat Giants 20-10 in Newton's debut

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Cam Newton led a pair of field-goal drives in his NFL debut to help Carolina beat the Giants 20-10 in a preseason game Saturday night.

DT Irvin impressing Panthers in camp

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
DT Corvey Irvin is earning rave reviews at Panthers training camp and has positioned himself as the front-runner to start at three-technique.

Panthers WR Gettis has torn ACL

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR David Gettis is likely to miss the entire season with a torn ACL. The injury was suffered during a practice on Wednesday night, and confirmed Thursday by Ron Rivera.

Panthers WR Gettis injures knee at practice

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Panthers starting WR David Gettis suffered a left knee injury in Wednesday night's practice and was carted off the field.

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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