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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

Jaguars sign DT Edwards, cut DT McClain

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Sunday that they have signed veteran DT Dwan Edwards and waived second-year DT Terrell McClain.

Panthers cut WR Ajirotutu, trade for S Jones

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced their first batch of cuts on the way to the deadline for a 53-man roster later Friday.

Rivera expects WR Smith back to practice Sunday

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Head coach Ron Rivera says he expects WR Steve Smith will return to practice Sunday and play in the Panthers' season opener.

NFC South teams have questions at MLB spot

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
A tie binding each of the four NFC South teams is concern at middle linebacker, but how worried should they really be?

Panthers PK Medlock wins NFL job in 'final attempt'

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
PK Justin Medlock was a little apprehensive when the Panthers called in March and asked him to come in for a tryout.

Panthers cut PK Mare, P Harris

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers made several moves Monday in order to reduce the active roster to 75 players, including the release of PK Olindo Mare.

Panthers RB Stewart leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
RB Jonathan Stewart suffered what appeared to be a right ankle injury in the Panthers' preseason game vs. the Jets Sunday.

Panthers' Johnson working to answer Rivera's call

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Panthers DE Charles Johnson admitted he was surprised when Ron Rivera publicly challenged him to take his game to another level early in training camp.

Panthers extend RB Stewart for five years

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed veteran RB Jonathan Stewart to a five-year contract extension on Saturday, the team announced.

Twelve NFL proposition wagers to ponder

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Mike Wilkening plays oddsmaker and puts up 12 hypothetical proposition bets for 2012, including one focusing on Cam Newton's rushing TDs.

Panthers WR Smith bruises knee, held out of practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith was held out of the second half of Tuesday morning's practice after bruising his left knee.

Time for Panthers' Olsen to shine

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
It is a familiar theme for owners that have followed him throughout his career — this really could be Greg Olsen’s year.

Panthers wondering if LaFell will seize opportunity

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
We hear no one in Panthers’ camp is posing a legitimate challenge to WR Brandon LaFell, who is in line to start opposite Steve Smith.

Panthers release OT Otah

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Panthers terminated the contract of OT Jeff Otah, the team announced Thursday.

Jets sending OT Otah back to Carolina

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
OT Jeff Otah will return to the Panthers after his trade to the Jets was voided when he didn't pass a physical.

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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