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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


Rating Yds TD
86.2 3869 19

Rookie Meter: Smith, Pouncey lead O-line rookies

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
Cowboys ORT Tyron Smith, Dolphins C Mike Pouncey and Raiders OG Stefan Wisniewski are among the top rookie O-linemen this season.

Rookie QBs on pace for record number of starts

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Class of 2011 quarterbacks could wind up starting more games than any rookie class since the NFL-AFL merger.

Rookie Meter: Newton vs. Dalton

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's stats are gaudy, but Andy Dalton's aren't far off, and Dalton's team is winning. Who gets the nod?

Rookie Meter: Thanksgiving provides big stage for youngsters

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
Aldon Smith and Torrey Smith highlight the top rookies playing on Thanksgiving this season, facing each other in the final game of the day.

Difficulties have followed hot start for Panthers' Newton

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 11:38 p.m. ET
It didn't take for long for Cam Newton to raise expectations in his rookie season, but living up to the standard he set early on is proving to be a difficult process.

Rookie Meter: Unlike 2010, top rookies staying healthy

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Von Miller takes over as the top rookie this week as the meter focuses on first-rounders being able to avoid the injury bug, for the most part.

They Said It: week of Oct. 30

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach John Fox on the rabid Tim Tebow supporters and their unyielding defense of his play, quoted on "The goofy thing is, it's almost like if he doesn't have success it will be anybody ...

Panthers C Kalil a reliable protector of Newton

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 3:47 a.m. ET
It's easy to see why the Panthers were willing to commit $28 million guaranteed to C Ryan Kalil in the six-year deal he signed this offseason.

Rookie Meter: Newton, Miller poised to repeat history

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The top two picks from the 2011 draft, Cam Newton and Von Miller, are the leading candidates for the respective Rookie of the Year awards at the midseason point.

Week Eight Fantasy Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's Fantasy Players of the Week include Cam Newton, Steven Jackson and Megatron. Who else made the cut?

Panthers miss chance to gain momentum

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
It's hard to envision the Panthers catching fire and changing the course of their season, given their schedule in the second half of the season.

Vikings-Panthers prediction

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 1:54 a.m. ET
Which first-round quarterback will lead his team to victory Sunday?

Vikings-Panthers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game.

Rookie Meter: Murray joins 'top rookie RB' conversation

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie RB DeMarco Murray had a record day and could emerge as the league's best rookie back if he keeps getting touches.

Rookie Meter: Dalton getting wins, franchise's confidence

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Andy Dalton has made Cincinnati fans forget about Carson Palmer, and with Tuesday's trade he is cemented as the team's signalcaller of the future.


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.