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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

Start or sit: Matchup dictates Packer pride

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Week Four's "Start or Sit," PFW's Mike Wilkening says to get your Packers into the lineup vs. the Saints, including WR Randall Cobb.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Falcons game a great opportunity for Newton

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
It’s only Week Four, but, make no mistake — Sunday will be one of the most critical games of Cam Newton’s young career.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The undefeated Falcons had no trouble disposing of the Chargers, while the rest of the NFC South came up short in Week Three.

Insider: Hard-nosed Schiano does things his way

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that Greg Schiano's hard-nosed approach is perfect fit for the NFL's youngest teamn in Tampa Bay.

Panthers QB Newton under fire for play, demeanor

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Cam Newton laid an egg during the team's Week Three loss, and he was criticized by teammate Steve Smith for his demeanor late in the game.

Key matchup: Giants defense vs. Panthers QB Cam Newton

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We should find out pretty quickly on Thursday night whether the Giants will be employing a spy on Panthers QB Cam Newton.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
As the Falcons celebrate a 2-0 start, panic might be setting in for the 0-2 Saints. The Panthers and Bucs, at 1-1, both have positives to build off of.

Early reality check for Panthers O-line

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
There were some signals in the preseason that issues could arise for the Panthers’ offensive line.

Is Luck a viable fantasy option in 2012?

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
PFW editor Arthur Arkush sees Andrew Luck as a very attractive No. 2 fantasy QB with the potential to put up solid starter-caliber numbers.

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.

49ers' Smith can't win 'em all ... over

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Alex Smith has had to check his ego a few times this offseason, and yet he could be what separates the 49ers from a Super Bowl or not.

When average is just fine, thank you

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
It was horrible, then average, but in the end, it was unforgettable. Mike Wilkening on lessons learned from managing a mediocre fantasy team.

Lions WR Johnson wins 'Madden' cover

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Lions WR Calvin Johnson has been named the cover athlete for the “Madden NFL ’13” video game, which will be released later this year.

Newton: Improvement as NFL QB 'through the roof'

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton has big expectations for his Panthers team in the upcoming NFL season, he said Saturday at his alma mater.

QBs dominate NFL Honors ceremony

Posted Feb. 04, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Though their teams didn't make it to the Super Bowl, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Cam Newton and Tim Tebow were big winners in Indianapolis. 

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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