Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Latest update on Cam Newton’s shoulder rehab encourages Panthers’ Ron Rivera

    Charlotte Observer "For all the events that transpired at Bank of America Stadium and/or Jerry Richardson’s south Charlotte home over the past 50-plus hours, the most important development as it pertains to the success or failure to the Panthers’ 2017 season has been unfolding in Baltimore. That’s where..." July 20

  • Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says NFL needs to better protect Cam Newton

    Yardbarker "Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn remains close with quarterback Cam Newton, and Newton remains close to the Tigers’ program that helped spur a National Championship and a successful NFL career. When his schedule permits, Newton still returns to Auburn and takes some of the younger players under..." July 14

  • Panthers want Cam Newton to run less, throw quicker

    Sportsnaut "Cam Newton was the driving force behind the Carolina Panthers’ 15-1 season back in 2015. But thanks to Von Miller and the rest of the Denver Broncos defense, Panthers fans had to face a harsh reality. As much as they love Newton, the man can’t do it all. He needs help. He needs to trust his skill..." July 10

  • Newton: I need to accept I can't always be the playmaker

    panthers.com "You can't see it, but it's there. Standing on Cam Newton's surgically repaired right shoulder is an angel. It's not new. It's just lost a lot of battles over the years. That's because the devil standing on Newton's left shoulder is loud and constantly chatty. In other words – a lot like..." June 27

  • Cam Newton throws for first time since shoulder surgery, will be ‘100 percent’ for training camp

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton finally resumed throwing for the first time in nearly six months after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. The team website features a short video in which you can see Newton throwing short passes to head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion. “Cool,”..." June 26

  • Cam Newton: A Super Bowl ring is the one thing missing from my life

    Charlotte Observer "For Cam Newton, football and success were the only options. At his fifth annual 7-on-7 football tournament at Providence Day School on Saturday, the Carolina Panthers quarterback addressed 20 high school teams from North and South Carolina with a brief but pointed message: only those who..." June 25

  • Cam Newton is a great leader, unless he isn’t

    Pro Football Talk "Cam Newton makes people stupid. And sometimes, he makes them say things which are the opposite of things they said previously. In a classic case of late-June hot-takery, former NFL defensive lineman Booger McFarland has declared Panthers quarterback Cam Newton a phony. “People I talk to..." June 22

  • Panthers let Cam Newton call plays during practice

    Pro Football Talk "Yet there is a bravado emanating from South Beach, where the Miami Dolphins players sound ready to make a run at the Patriots. One example: earlier this offseason receiver Jarvis Landry said Miami would sweep New England in 2017. Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh joined NFL Network's Good..." June 15

  • Cam Newton to begin throwing on side at minicamp

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers have been confident that even though quarterback Cam Newton waited until March to have shoulder surgery, that he’d be ready for training camp. He appears to be close to at least a small step in that direction. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers coach Ron..." June 05

  • Dee-fense! Here’s how Panthers Charles Johnson fights for Cam Newton’s right to party

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson, known and paid well for pressuring and bringing down quarterbacks, also knows how to look out for his own, at least on social media. Johnson took to Twitter this week to spar with fans who were dogging Cam Newton about the rap video he released..." May 14

  • Cam Newton Prince tribute cleats on sale

    Sportsnaut "The world and the music industry in general lost an icon when Prince passed away at the young age of 57 last year. Following Prince’s passing, the sports world did whatever it could to pay tribute to The Artist Formerly Known as Prince. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was one of those..." May 13

  • Cam Newton’s 28th birthday: Costa Rica, yachts, a mansion, and a boost in the caboose

    Charlotte Observer "He had a big birthday, so we’ll call him “Big Birthday.” Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton turned 28 today, and as the guy who has the most fun of anybody in the NFL, his celebration was fitting. His production crew made a music video, set to a “clean” version of 2 Chainz’ “Birthday..." May 12

  • Panthers want Cam Newton to play more like Tom Brady

    Larry Brown Sports "The Carolina Panthers used their first two picks of the 2017 NFL Draft on running backs who specialize in the passing game, which means they must be looking to tweak their offense. And if you’re going to change things up, you might as well try to be more like Tom Brady. By selecting Christian..." May 01

  • DeShone Kizer doubles down on Brady/Newton comparison

    Sportsnaut "DeShone Kizer recently made comments comparing himself to Tom Brady and Cam Newton that raised eyebrows throughout the NFL draft community. “I do have the ability to be the greatest quarterback to ever play,” Kizer said. “Imagine taking Brady’s intellect and Brady’s preparation and putting..." April 22

  • Cam Newton was trying to be a leader by playing hurt

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton seems to understand that he’d be better off this season if he had sat out the end of last season, knowing he’d need surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff. But he said he felt an obligation to his teammates during a difficult 2016, which he still takes a..." April 20

  • Panthers GM under intense pressure to find Cam Newton help in NFL Draft

    Sporting News "Pressure falls on all NFL general managers around draft time, as they’re expected to select players who will improve the team for the short and long term. So when a team nose-dives from 15-1 NFC champions to 6-10 with a quarterback who goes from league MVP to his career-worst season, that pressure..." April 19

  • Cam Newton takes to Instagram to reveal the name of his infant daughter

    CBS Sports "Cam Newton’s rocky 2016 season ended with the Panthers winning just six games and the quarterback undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. But that dark cloud has a bright silver lining: On Sunday, Newton posted photos of the latest addition to his family, daughter Sovereign, who was born in..." April 03

  • Ron Rivera defends playing Cam Newton down the stretch last year

    Pro Football Talk "Cam Newton’s sitting at home now, recovering from yesterday’s surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder. But in December, he was playing out the string for a 5-8 team, while a high-profile teammate who had been cleared by doctors was a healthy scratch. Panthers..." March 31

  • Chad Pennington: Cam Newton's biggest rehab challenge will be mental

    ESPN "Few outside the medical profession probably understand what Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton faces after undergoing rotator cuff surgery more than Chad Pennington. The former New York Jets and Miami Dolphins quarterback had two rotator cuff surgeries on his throwing shoulder and four..." March 31

  • Cam Newton recovering after shoulder surgery

    NFL.com "The process of recovery begins now for Cam Newton. The Panthers announced that their star quarterback is on the mend after undergoing surgery on his throwing shoulder in Charlotte on Thursday. "Head team physician Dr. Pat Connor performed surgery this morning at Carolinas Medical Center to..." March 30

  • Ron Rivera: Cam Newton must ‘rebuild his confidence,’ ‘was shook’ in 2016

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera didn’t sugarcoat the misery that was Cam Newton’s 2016 campaign speaking to reporters on Wednesday. “He’s gonna have to rebuild his confidence. I mean he was shook. Let’s be honest. I’m not going to lie about that,” Rivera said at the Annual League..." March 29

  • Panthers defend letting Cam Newton play through shoulder injury

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is confident Cam Newton will be ready for training camp following next week’s shoulder surgery, which mirrors the timeline provided Tuesday by head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion. Newton is expected to begin a throwing rehabilitation regimen 12..." March 26

  • ESPN medical analyst takes more pessimistic view of Cam Newton recovery timetable

    Charlotte Observer "On Tuesday, news broke that Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton would need shoulder surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff. The team said it expected Newton to be ready to play by the start of training camp. On Wednesday, ESPN medical analyst Dr. Mark Adickes doubted that..." March 23

  • Do the Panthers even like Cam Newton?

    Sporting News "Yes, the timeline you’ve seen for this is correct. In Week 13, the Panthers benched Cam Newton for not wearing a tie on a road trip. In Week 14, Newton injured his shoulder against the Chargers, but the Panthers claimed his MRI showed no problems. He started the final three games. And on..." March 22

  • Panthers’ failure of Cam Newton comes home to roost

    Sportsnaut "There’s one job an NFL front office has that’s paramount. It stands above the rest. Protect your franchise quarterback. Once you have been given the ability to actually feature a top-tier signal caller out there on a weekly basis, it’s your job to make sure he has everything at his disposal to..." March 22

  • Lingering pain led to Cam Newton decision to have surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers were hoping to avoid surgery on their MVP quarterback. But as weeks of rehab passed and Cam Newton was still having pain after his Week 14 shoulder injury, they decided they couldn’t wait any longer. Panthers head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion told the team’s official website..." March 21

  • Cam Newton to have surgery on throwing shoulder

    NFL.com "Carolina's star quarterback is going under the knife. Cam Newton will undergo surgery on his throwing shoulder to repair a partially torn rotator cuff on March 30, the Panthers announced Tuesday. "It is well-documented and well-researched that overhead throwing athletes commonly have wear..." March 21