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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

Free-agent S Payne to sign with Panthers

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to terms with SS Kevin Payne, who did not play in the NFL last season.

Not every team faces the same lockout challenges

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Based on a vote of the PFW staff, here are three teams that we believe will be most and least affected by the NFL lockout.

NT Jenkins announces retirement

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
NT Kris Jenkins, who played 10 seasons in the league for the Panthers and Jets, announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Tight end still a need for Panthers

Posted July 16, 2011 @ 9:04 a.m. ET
The Panthers signed Jeremy Shockey in March, but they don't have a starting-caliber building block or a proven veteran in his prime at tight end.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Keeping Johnson the Panthers' free-agent priority

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
All indications are the Panthers will make re-signing DE Charles Johnson the top priority whenever free agency begins.

NFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.  

Otah's recovery, return a top need for Panthers

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The return of ORT Jeff Otah is a significant issue facing the Panthers and it could fly under the radar.

Richardson not stressed about QB missing time with coaches

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson said Wednesday that he's not "overly stressed" about the instruction the draft's No. 1 overall pick, Cam Newton, is missing out on as the lockout lingers.

Panthers LB Beason wins civil case

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Panthers LB Jon Beason was victorious in a Charlotte courthouse on Thursday in a civil case where a man accused the player of punching him in the face at a strip club.

Panthers will take long look at veteran free-agent QBs

Posted May 14, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The market will not be rich with options, but we hear the Panthers will take a serious look at free-agent quarterbacks if and when free agency begins this offseason.

Lockout limbo: Panthers report

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Panthers.

Pride is in Newton's way

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton showed off his ego in a recent interview when he was asked about the other three NFC South quarterbacks.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Round Four is for taking risks

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Remember last season? Round Four was full of calculated gambles. Some of them even paid off. This year is no different, as shown with the Vikings' selection of Iowa DT Christian Ballard.

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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