Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Bo Jackson voices concern for Cam Newton, says hits to QB's head scare 'the hell out of me'

    ESPN "The ties between Bo Jackson and Cam Newton have gone beyond being Heisman Trophy-winning Auburn stars to concerns over concussions. Jackson told USA Today Sports that "it scares the hell out of me" every time he sees the Carolina Panthers quarterback take a hit to the head. Jackson, the 1985..." January 17

  • Reigning MVP Cam Newton reveals who he would pick as MVP this season

    CBS Sports "In 2015, Cam Newton came out of nowhere to win the MVP -- no one picked him before the season -- despite playing behind a questionable offensive line and throwing to a rag-tag assortment of weapons. He won't win the award this season and certainly won't get any votes either. But he can voice..." December 29

  • Cam Newton Suggests The Panthers Go on a Sabbatical

    Black Sports Online "Not like the Panthers have a choice, their season is over next week. But, here is what Cameron had to say. Quarterback Cam Newton was asked after the loss what it’s like to miss the playoffs after so many consecutive appearances. “We had a long run,” Newton said. “It’s time for..." December 25

  • Cam supports Panthers' call to sit Kuechly despite clearing concussion protocol

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton didn’t mince words, or sigh, or crack a joke when it came to Luke Kuechly. Instead, he looked reporters in the eye on Thursday, gripped the podium with both hands and said seriously that he agreed with head coach Ron Rivera’s decision to sit Luke Kuechly..." December 22

  • Walt Coleman explains no-call on Cam Newton during play he was flagged for taunting

    Sportsnaut "During Monday night’s clash between the Carolina Panthers and Washington, Cam Newton was flagged for taunting. This happened on a play in which he slid late and was grazed on the helmet by the helmet of defender Trent Murphy. Here’s a replay of the play in question. Considering Newton’s beef..." December 20

  • Josh Norman hopes Cam Newton targets him Monday night

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "For the bulk of the season, Josh Norman has done exactly what a top-flight cornerback is expected to do: Shut down half the field. On the Redskins defense, that means Norman hasn't been targeted much, limiting his abilities to make game-changing plays. Against his former team the Panthers on..." December 17

  • Cam Newton’s competitiveness with Josh Norman enters new realm

    Pro Football Talk "Before they were separated by money, Cam Newton and Josh Norman were as close as two players of their stature can be. Sometimes, that led to laughs. One time, it led to a fight. But as they prepare to play each other Monday night, the Carolina quarterback professed nothing but respect for the..." December 15

  • Panthers' Cam Newton expecting second child with longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor

    CBS Sports "Cam Newton and his longtime girlfriend, Kia Proctor, are expecting their second child. As NBC Charlotte reported on Tuesday, the baby is expected any day. "We are excited," Cecil Newton, Cam's dad, told NBC Charlotte's Michelle Boudin. Less than a year ago, Proctor gave birth to Chosen, the..." December 13

  • Joe Theismann on Cam Newton: ‘He’s a spoiled brat’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton continues to be the subject of criticism and debate around the football world. The enigmatic signal caller was benched for the opening of Carolina’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night for violating the team’s dress code..." December 08

  • RUMOR: Cam Newton's Benching on Sunday Night Actually Due to Strip Club Incident

    12 Up "On Sunday, superstar QB Cam Newton was benched in favor of Derek Anderson for the game's first series (which turned out to be a one-pass drive that ended in a pick) after it was said he violated a team rule. It would later be revealed that Newton was benched by Head Coach Ron Rivera for..." December 06

  • Ron Rivera 'very comfortable' with decision to bench Cam Newton

    USA Today "One day after facing intense scrutiny for his unorthodox move, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he remains satisfied with his decision to bench star quarterback Cam Newton for a dress code violation. “I’m very comfortable with it,” Rivera said Monday afternoon during a press conference...." December 05

  • Cam Newton & Ron Rivera: The Wardrobe Confrontation At Team Bus

    TMZ "Here it is ... the moment Panthers head coach Ron Rivera confronted Cam Newton about his dress code violation before the team trip to Seattle ... and TMZ Sports has the video. It all went down on Saturday at the bay area hotel where the team had been staying since playing the Raiders in..." December 05

  • Panthers bench Cam Newton for dress code violation

    USA Today "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was benched for the start of Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks for what coach Ron Rivera told NBC was a "dress code violation." Veteran backup Derek Anderson started in Newton’s place and threw an interception on the first series of the game." December 05

  • Here's why Cam Newton will have to pay over $200K in taxes to California

    CBS Sports "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn't live in California, but he's going to be playing a lot of taxes there when Uncle Sam comes calling in April. The Panthers' decision to stay out west after the team's 35-32 loss to the Raiders on Sunday is going to cost Newton more than $200,000 in taxes...." December 02

  • Colin Cowherd reveals how many NFL QBs he'd take over Cam Newton

    Fox Sports "Cam Newton has started in the Super Bowl. He's won the NFL's MVP award. Yet Colin Cowherd isn't convinced the Carolina Panthers quarterback is actually one of the game's elite signal-callers. On Thursday's episode of "The Herd" on FS1, Cowherd played a round of "Would you rather?" to break down..." December 02

  • Cam Newton: No line crossed with Seahawks '12' flag toss

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he believes he was justified in taking a "12" flag from a Seattle fan, crumpling it up and tossing it after last season's home playoff game against the Seahawks. "Where was the flag at? Was it at our house?" Newton asked after practice Thursday at..." December 02

  • Richard Sherman on Cam Newton grabbing '12th man' flag: 'I guess karma gets you'

    ESPN "After the Carolina Panthers beat the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round of last year's playoffs, quarterback Cam Newton ran around Bank of America Stadium high-fiving fans. But when one Seahawks fan dangled a "12" flag near Newton, he grabbed it, crumpled it up and tossed it -- all with a..." December 01