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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

Rookie Meter: Undrafted WR getting notice with big plays

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
It took five weeks, but it's pretty clear that an undrafted player deserves mention — Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin.

Just shy of greatness: Newton quickly becoming a star

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's pro career is off to a productive start, even if what he covets the most — wins — are hard to come by.

Rookie Meter: Kerrigan hasn't lost knack for forcing fumbles

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan tied an FBS record in college with forced fumbles and has picked up where he left off, forcing two fumbles this season.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
It would be no surprise if Chicago's cover-2 defense gives Cam Newton problems and creates at least one turnover.

Rookie Meter: Raiders WR Moore races onto the scene

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton had another outstanding game, but Raiders WR Denarius Moore also stood out with 146 receiving yards.

Readers most surprised by Newton's passing record in Week One

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's single-game passing yardage record for a rookie in his NFL debut was the biggest surprise of Week One for respondents to a PFW web poll.

Shorts and Shells: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:53 a.m. ET
In this edition, we look at the criminally bashed Tony Romo, Tom Brady's and Cam Newton's astounding passing numbers and the surprising Bills.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Two

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice was impressed with how Cam Newton picked apart the Cardinals' secondary. How will the rookie perform vs. the Packers?

Rookie Meter: Newton wows in debut

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton had a sensational debut, silencing his doubters for one week. What did it do to his ranking on the meter?

Do Cam Newton or Greg Olsen have any fantasy value?

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Week One might have been a fluke for Cam Newton and the Panthers but it has created a flurry of activity on the waiver wire this week.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:43 a.m. ET
We look at Cam Newton's impressive debut, a controversial call from the Packers-Saints opener, some disappointing front-runners and plenty more.

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.

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.

Fantasy outlook: Five rookies worth a look

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly takes a look at five rookies who could make a major impact during their first years in the NFL.

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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