Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers QB coach: No need to change Cam Newton "The Carolina Panthers changed the offensive coaching staff this season, handing the reins to the Turner family, with the focus on raising the play of Cam Newton. Coach Ron Rivera said upon hiring offensive coordinator Norv Turner that he wanted to see Newton get to "another level." That..." February 16

  • Cam Newton suffered ligament damage in knee in playoff loss

    247 Sports "The decision from the NFL and NFLPA to clear the Panthers of any wrongdoing in their handling of Cam Newton's concussion protocol in the Jan. 7 game against the Saints wasn't the only notable news to come out of the report. The Panthers' quarterback, along with suffering an eye injury in the..." January 24

  • NFL: Panthers did not violate concussion protocol after injury to QB Cam Newton

    ESPN "The NFL has concluded that the Carolina Panthers did not violate the league's concussion protocol with their assessment of Cam Newton during the playoff game earlier this month against the New Orleans Saints. "Mr. Newton was properly evaluated for a concussion in the sideline medical tent and..." January 24

  • NFL to consider Newton's knee injury in concussion protocol investigation

    ESPN "As the league investigates whether the concussion protocol was properly followed with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on Sunday in New Orleans, the NFL now has an unexpected factor to consider. In addition to getting poked in the eye as the team said he was, Newton also injured his..." January 13

  • Panthers admit Cam Newton embellished injury to buy time

    Pro Football Talk "There’s a strange subplot to the question of whether the Panthers failed to properly conduct a concussion evaluation after quarterback Cam Newton took a blow to the head and then stumbled to the ground while exiting the field in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Saints. According to..." January 09

  • NFL needs to hammer Panthers for failing Cam Newton amid strengthened concussion protocol

    USA Today "Someone needs to save the NFL from itself, because the league sure as hell isn’t going to do it. Sunday, the Carolina Panthers made a mockery of the concussion protocol — yes, that newly toughened concussion protocol that was rolled out less than a month ago following the last incident to..." January 08

  • Famous CTE Expert Calls BS On Cam Newton

    TMZ "The co-founder of the Boston University CTE Center believes Cam Newton suffered a concussion during Sunday's NFL playoff game ... and says Cam's excuse for going back in the game is a joke. The Panthers QB was rocked in the 4th quarter of the Wild Card game against the Saints -- collapsing..." January 08

  • NFL looking into Panthers' handling of Cam's protocol "The Carolina Panthers' handling of Cam Newton's fourth-quarter injury has drawn the attention of the league. Newton exited Carolina's wild-card loss to the New Orleans Saints after taking a hit to the head in the fourth quarter. Newton attempted to walk off the hit, but instead sat down on the..." January 08

  • Panthers claim Cam Newton was poked in the eye

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took a hit to the head with less than 10 minutes to play in Sunday’s loss to the Saints. While walking to the sideline, he stopped and went to a knee. After spending some time on the field, Newton went to the sideline. He missed one play (a third-down that was..." January 08

  • Newton evaluated for concussion, returns vs. Saints "The Carolina Panthers were briefly without their franchise quarterback on Sunday night. Cam Newton exited Carolina's wild-card game against the New Orleans Saints after taking a hit to the head in the fourth quarter. The QB was evaluated for a concussion in the medical tent and quickly cleared..." January 07

  • Cam Newton Is Just an Average Quarterback

    Complex "Cris Carter said that Cam Newton was nothing more than an average quarterback last week on his show “First Things First.” He cited a few statistics in making his case, and said it’s time to stop making excuses for the seven-year vet’s shortcomings. When I first heard this, it sounded kind of..." January 05

  • Cam Newton doesn't plan to stop running ball anytime soon

    ESPN "A season that began with the Carolina Panthers planning to use quarterback Cam Newton less in the running game for his long-term health ended with him setting career records in rushes, designed rushes and rushing yards. Newton doesn't plan to stop running anytime soon. "That's my edge,''..." January 03

  • Cam Newton was “disgruntled” to learn Jerry Richardson selling Panthers

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took the podium for a media session on Wednesday and the upcoming game against the Buccaneers wasn’t the only topic of conversation. Newton was asked about the decision Panthers owner Jerry Richardson made to put the team up for sale shortly after the NFL took..." December 20

  • Cam Newton runs for touchdowns like no other quarterback — or running back

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is one of the greatest rushing quarterbacks in NFL history. But when it comes specifically to running for touchdowns, Newton isn’t just great compared to other quarterbacks. He’s even great compared to running backs. Newton has five rushing touchdowns so far this..." December 14

  • Cam Newton limited in practice with right thumb injury

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was limited in Wednesday’s practice with a right thumb injury, but the team seems unconcerned. Coach Ron Rivera downplayed it as just soreness. Bill Voth of the team’s official website tweeted a photo of Newton wearing a fingerless glove on his right hand. " November 22

  • Cam Newton shares 2008 police photo to share message of hope

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is one of the most recognizable sports stars in the world these days, but at one point his life was very much in flux. Reflecting on this as Thanksgiving approaches, Newton took the opportunity Tuesday to share an old police picture of himself after he..." November 21

  • Cam Newton becomes fourth quarterback with 4,000 career rushing yards

    Pro Football Talk "When Cam Newton ran through the Dolphins’ defense for a 69-yard gain on Thursday night, it was one of the best runs of his career — and put him in some exclusive company. That run put Newton over 4,000 career rushing yards, making him just the fourth quarterback in NFL history to reach that..." November 14

  • Newton still feeling shoulder pain 'from time to time'

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has run the ball 40 times over the last four weeks of the season, which is up from 29 times over the first five weeks of the season but Newton said Wednesday that it isn’t because his surgically repaired right shoulder is feeling better than it was in..." November 08

  • Cam Newton: 'You can't replace' a Kelvin Benjamin "Cam Newton has paired this season's on-field work with some of the more tedious news conferences you'll see all year. Hearing from him on Wednesday made some sense, though, one day after the Panthers quarterback saw his top wideout in Kelvin Benjamin shipped to the Bills in a stunning..." November 02

  • Cam Newton abruptly leaves news conference in latest fumble with media

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton abruptly walked out of his Wednesday news conference after a question about the offense's ability to consistently get yardage in "big chunks.'' Newton paused when asked the question, rolled his eyes and answered with "next question.'' He then exited. He..." October 25

  • Cam Newton violates NFL rules by refusing to speak with media all week

    Sportsnaut "Cam Newton made headlines without saying a word this week when he skipped out on a scheduled media session. Now that the Carolina Panthers are on their way to Chicago for a date with the Bears and Newton still hasn’t met with the media, he’s in clear violation of the NFL rules. “The NFL..." October 21

  • Newton completes week without speaking to media

    Pro Football Talk "Two weeks after Panthers quarterback Cam Newton created a major stir via something he said, he’s making more waves with nothing he said. Because he has said nothing to the media this week, in violation of league rules. The NFL requires all players to be available to reporters at least once..." October 21

  • NFL looking into why Panthers QB Cam Newton declined to speak to media Thursday

    ESPN "The NFL will look into why Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on Thursday declined to speak to media, league spokesman Brian McCarthy told ESPN. Team spokesperson Steven Drummond said the 2015 NFL MVP did not give a reason. Coach Ron Rivera also was unaware of why his quarterback did not..." October 19

  • Cam Newton declines required weekly interview

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton skipped his mandatory weekly meeting with reporters Thursday ahead of Sunday's road game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Steve Reed of the Associated Press confirmed Newton declined to attend the session through a Panthers spokesperson. Joe..." October 19

  • Cam Newton runs for touchdowns like no other QB — and few running backs

    Pro Football Talk "When Panthers quarterback Cam Newton ran for a touchdown on Thursday night against the Eagles, it was the 51st rushing touchdown of his career — an unprecedented number for a quarterback, and a pretty good number even for a running back. Since Newton entered the NFL in 2011, he’s second in the..." October 14

  • Cam Newton plays off sexist remark as misunderstood compliment

    Washington Post "After making what many deemed to be a painfully sexist remark at a midweek Panthers news conference, Cam Newton apologized a day later and said he’d “learned a valuable lesson” from his experience of being widely criticized. On Sunday, though, after leading Carolina to a 27-24 win at Detroit,..." October 09

  • Ex-NFL player: Cam Newton's comment was funny because 'women don't know football'

    CBS Sports "If you thought the recent comment Cam Newton made about women covering football was sexist, just wait until you hear what former NFL player John Moffitt has to say on the subject. The former offensive lineman, who abruptly retired during the middle of the 2013 season, took to Facebook on..." October 08

  • Cam Newton's three main sponsors stick by him after apology "While the media and the public howled about Cam Newton's remarks to a female reporter on Thursday, awaiting an apology, the Panthers QB was at practice. He had treatment; he watched film. When he finally picked up his phone late in the afternoon, he realized the damage it had caused. It was..." October 08

  • Cam Newton Apologizes for 'Unacceptable' Comments to Reporter

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton apologized in a video on Twitter for sexist remarks he made toward the Charlotte Observer's Jourdan Rodrigue. In the video, Newton said his "word choice was extremely degrading and disrespectful": During his weekly availability with the media..." October 06

  • Panthers' Rivera: Newton made a mistake "Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Cam Newton "made a mistake" when his quarterback said Wednesday "it's funny to hear a female talk about routes" after he was asked by Jourdan Rodrigue, a female reporter for the Charlotte Observer, about Devin Funchess. "I understand he had a conversation..." October 05

  • Ex-Falcons WR Roddy White Tweets He Found Cam’s Comments Funny

    Black Sports Online "If we are keeping it real there are probably more than a few NFL players who thought it was funny. There are probably more than few people in general who thought it was funny. Still doesn’t make it right and you can’t say that to someone who is just trying to do their job. Cam and frankly..." October 05

  • Cam Newton dropped as endorser for Dannon in wake of sexist remark

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton may have felt that the sexist comment he made toward a female reporter on Wednesday did not warrant an apology, but it was apparently enough for one major company to drop the quarterback as an endorser of its products. On Thursday, the Dannon yogurt company announced that it is..." October 05

  • Cam Newton gives sexist response to press conference question

    Larry Brown Sports "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is under fire Wednesday for a sexist comment he made during his press conference. Female Charlotte Observer beat writer Jourdan Rodrigue asked Newton a reasonable question about his receivers running routes, asking him whether he enjoys that Devin..." October 05

  • Cam Newton: Offense isn’t “instant grits,” it takes time

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers offense bounced back from a terrible outing against the Saints in Week Three with their best effort of the season in Sunday’s 33-30 victory over the Patriots. The balanced effort saw Cam Newton run for one touchdown and throw for three more, including one on a short pass that Fozzy..." October 02

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton: Don’t forget ‘legend’ and his sacrifice for social justice

    Charlotte Observer "After a wave of peaceful demonstrations across the NFL over the weekend, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who did not participate in the protests, wanted to be sure people remember they began with a legend. “My hat goes off to the Colin Kaepernicks of the world,” said Newton, referring..." September 28

  • Panthers officials think Newton’s body is breaking down

    Yardbarker "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has started slow out of the gate this season. Through three games, the former NFL MVP is averaging less than 200 passing yards and has thrown two touchdowns compared to four interceptions. It’s been an absolutely abysmal performance from the quarterback..." September 27

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