Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cam Newton’s ankle feels good today, after concern on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton appears to have dodged any problem with his ankle. A league source tells PFT that Newton’s ankle feels good this morning after concern following yesterday’s loss to the Vikings that he might have suffered an injury that could cause him to miss time. The..." September 26

  • Cam Newton wears pregame shirt with Martin Luther King Jr. quote

    USA Today "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who said this week he’s in a “lose-lose” situation if he addresses topics of racial politics, made a statement with his attire on Sunday. When he came out for warmups at Bank of America Stadium before the game against the Minnesota Vikings, Newton was..." September 25

  • Cam Newton passes Steve Young for the most rushing touchdowns by a QB

    Fox Sports "Carolina's Cam Newton doesn’t play quarterback the way most do. That’s because he’s bigger and more athletic than just about every QB in NFL history. Because of that, he makes a living on the ground, running the football with a great deal of success. On Sunday, he etched his name in the record..." September 25

  • Cam Newton girlfriend Kia Proctor pregnant again

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton’s girlfriend Kia Proctor appeared to confirm a report saying she is pregnant by posting photos on Instagram Friday that show off what looks like a baby bump. " September 25

  • Cam Newton explains his icy postgame staredown with Colin Kaepernick

    CBS Sports "After the Panthers beat the 49ers 46-27 on Sunday, no one was talking about the Panthers' win because all anyone could talk about was what happened after the game. Sometime during the postgame handshake, Cam Newton crossed paths with Colin Kaepernick, who gave the Panthers quarterback what..." September 23

  • Cam Newton: “I want to bring unity” after police shooting in Charlotte

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton continued to try to walk a fine line on matters of race, as violence in the wake of the latest police shooting has gripped his city. Newton spoke about his desire for “accountability,” but said that applied to the black community as well as police officers. And..." September 21

  • Panthers Hired a White Guy to Coach Cam Newton on How to Talk About Race

    Black Sports Online "There has definitely been a shift in how Cam Newton has talked about race and how he speaks about everything since the Panther lost in the Super Bowl. It was happening in plain sight and wasn’t being hidden very well. SI has some insight on who is responsible for the change." September 19

  • Cam Newton investigation could wrap up this week "Investigations conducted by the NFL and NFL Players Association regarding the handling of Cam Newton following helmet-to-helmet hits in the season opener could be wrapped up this week. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday on GameDay First that the key interviews with Panthers staff,..." September 18

  • No timetable for NFLPA investigation of Cam Newton concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "The investigation continues regarding whether Panthers quarterback Cam Newton should have been removed from the final drive of the opening-night game for a concussion evaluation. More accurately, the investigations. In response to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that the process could..." September 18

  • Pereira says ref didn’t follow proper protocol after hit on Cam Newton

    Pro Football Talk "Former NFL head of officiating Mike Pereira says referee Gene Steratore should have taken matters into his own hands to protect Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during last week’s game against the Broncos. Pereira said this morning on PFT Live that it’s the official’s responsibility to get..." September 15

  • NFL cites ‘posture’ as reason Cam Newton didn’t get head shot calls

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL says Cam Newton’s style of play is the reason the Carolina Panthers quarterback seems to get fewer calls than some of his counterparts around the league. In response to criticism over several helmet-to-helmet shots that Newton fell victim to last Thursday against the Denver Broncos, NFL..." September 14

  • Cam Newton says he's focused only on Week 2: 'I gain nothing ... talking about the past'

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton wasn't in the mood on Wednesday to talk about helmet-to-helmet hits, fines, the concussion protocol or anything that had to do with last week's 21-20 loss to Denver. "We are dwelling on something I don't want to dwell on" the NFL MVP said as he looked..." September 14

  • Cam Newton: I’m not worried about my health, I’m worried about winning

    Pro Football Talk "Cam Newton has heard enough about the hits to his head. Asked by reporters today about the NFL’s investigation into whether he should have been pulled from the game after he was hit in the head multiple times by the Broncos, Newton repeatedly scoffed at the idea that he would be worried about..." September 14

  • Panthers defend their handling of Cam Newton after repeated headshots

    Black and Blue Review "It’s somewhat ironic that the Carolina Panthers, whose NFL MVP quarterback on Thursday took hit after hit to the head, are now in the crosshairs of the latest NFL investigation. Shortly after the NFL Players Association on Sunday said it was looking into how the Panthers and independent doctors..." September 13

  • Debunking the “Cam ducked his head” nonsense

    Pro Football Talk "Thursday night’s shades-of-Bountygate attack on Cam Newton by the Broncos included among other illegal hits a helmet-to-helmet blow initiated by Denver safety Darian Stewart. Since the game ended, a theory has emerged that the hit complied with the rules because Newton ducked his head, setting up..." September 11

  • NFLPA ‘strongly considering’ investigating lack of cognitive exam for Cam Newton

    CBS Sports "The NFL's new concussion-protocol enforcement agreement with the NFLPA was immediately tested on opening night, with the handling of Cam Newton Cam Newton drawing national attention in the first Thursday night game of the season. While the NFLPA is continuing to gather information, sources said..." September 11

  • NFL admits the obvious: Marshall got away with illegal hit on Cam

    247 Sports "It's a little late now, but the NFL has stated last night's officiating crew should've thrown a flag on Brandon Marshall's second-half helmet-to-helmet hit on Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton, according to a report." September 10

  • Newton's dad 'grossly disturbed' by unflagged hits on son

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton didn't speak out Thursday night after being on the receiving end of several controversial hits in a 21-20 loss to the Denver Broncos, but his father was "grossly disturbed" by the officiating crew, some Broncos defenders and the league office. "It starts..." September 09

  • Panthers say Newton passed 4 concussion tests

    Charlotte Observer "A Carolina Panthers official said Friday that quarterback Cam Newton, who took several helmet-to-helmet hits during Thursday night’s 21-20 season-opening loss to the Denver Broncos, has passed four concussion tests. Team spokesman Steven Drummond said the tests came in the lockerroom after the..." September 09

  • NFL: Medical staff saw no reason to remove Cam Newton from the game

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s concussion protocols are once again under scrutiny after Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took multiple hard hits to the head on Thursday night but did not leave the game. The NFL, however, says that the league’s protocols worked as they should, with multiple members of the medical..." September 09

  • Cam Newton couldn't remember questions he was asked during postgame

    CBS Sports "The NFL wants you to believe they are very serious about player safety, especially when it comes to head injuries. But for reasons that defy explanation, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who took numerous shots to the head during Thursday's regular-season opener, never entered the concussion..." September 09

  • Cam Newton not asked to enter concussion protocol, yet

    Charlotte Observer "What happened to Cam Newton on Thursday night was an absolute travesty. I am glad the Panthers quarterback still has his head attached to his body after Denver’s 21-20 win over Carolina Thursday night. But that head remains there despite game officials who allowed Denver’s players to repeatedly..." September 09

  • Panthers-Broncos II is great, but Cam Newton's head deserves better

    CBS Sports "The football game that kicked off the 2016 NFL season was exceptional. But it was the head-to-head shots Cam Newton took, and what it says about the difficult balancing act between safety and competition, that turned the night into a failure. For fans. For the Panthers and their star..." September 09

  • Newton breaks Steve Young's career record for QB rushing TDs

    Fox Sports "Cam Newton not only put on a show in the first of Thursday's regular-season opener between the Panthers and Broncos, the reigning MVP also broke a touchdown record held by 49ers icon Steve Young. Newton ran and threw for a touchdown for the 32nd time in his career, passing the mark Young..." September 09

  • Panthers' Newton: I took Super Bowl loss 'extremely personal'

    SI "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton opened up about the Panthers' loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 and called it an 'extremely personal' moment for him, according to the Associated Press. "No one likes losing, so I took it extremely personal," Newton said. “I've been on the..." September 06

  • Cam Newton to launch food truck at home opener

    Charlotte Observer "Although his day job keeps him pretty busy these days, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is also launching a food truck. Newton talked about his latest project in an interview this week with WCCB News anchor Morgan Fogarty. Called “Smokn’ Aces,” the truck’s menu will consist of “fish,..." September 03

  • Cam on Kaepernick: Who am I to say if it’s wrong or right?

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says it’s not his place to say whether 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is right or wrong to sit out the national anthem. Newton said on ESPN that Kaepernick is entitled to his personal opinions and that Newton wouldn’t feel right weighing in on those..." September 01

  • Josh Norman: Panthers wanted it about Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly

    Pro Football Talk "Pulling a franchise tag from a player you wanted to keep around on a long-term deal is a pretty extreme move. But the farther you get from Carolina’s decision to part ways with cornerback Josh Norman this spring, the clearer it becomes that a divorce was probably inevitable. In the ESPN the..." August 23

  • Kelvin Benjamin to play without brace on surgically-repaired knee; could translate into fantasy goodness

    SB Nation "Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will play without a brace on his surgically-repaired left knee, according to analyst Jeffri Chadiha. Benjamin tore the ACL in his knee during training camp in 2015. Though he has been brought along slowly this preseason, his apparent..." August 18

  • Cam Newton feeds homeless man, teammate says it’s nothing new

    Sportsnaut "Cam Newton may be the NFL’s best player. His MVP trophy certainly helps his argument in that case. And with so many bad off the field stories constantly circulating about the NFL and its players, the MVP has been stepping up. In an interview with GQ Magazine, he made it clear that any criticism..." August 16

  • Cam Newton on Those Versace Pants, Race in America, and Whether He Would Let His Kid Play Football

    GQ "He isn’t going to stop being great at football—15-1 last season, near unanimous MVP, a scorched-earth run to the Super Bowl—and he isn’t going to stop reveling in his own greatness at football. He isn’t going to stop celebrating after touchdowns and wins, or walking off podiums in angry silence..." August 15

  • Odell Beckham Jr., Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers silent as NFL lacks star power of NBA’s anti-violence movement

    New York Daily News "Rueben Randle doesn’t know what exactly he wants to do yet. He just knows he wants to do something. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver grew up a few hours north of Baton Rouge, in Bastrop, La., then spent three years in Baton Rouge while attending LSU. He has friends and family strewn throughout..." August 02

  • Michael Bennett calls Cam Newton to apologize for “taking the dollars” comment

    Pro Football Talk "When Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett made his call to action to NFL players, the one he seemed to single out by name for not being vocal enough was Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. But Bennett has since made another call. A source close to the situation tells PFT that Bennett has..." August 01

  • Michael Vick claims to be faster than Cam Newton

    The Score "If you buy into what free-agent Michael Vick is selling, then it would seem that 36 is the new 27. Vick, previously revered for his lightning-quick speed, is hoping for another year in the NFL and says he's still one of the top three fastest quarterbacks in the league - even faster than Cam..." July 23

  • Ron Rivera reveals how close the Panthers were to drafting Gabbert over Newton

    CBS Sports "It seems almost impossible to think about now, but there was a time when Cam Newton wasn't considered a lock to go No. 1 overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Five years ago, the Panthers had the No. 1 pick, and no one really seemed to know who they were going to take. Some people thought that..." July 19

  • Cam Newton is ready to tackle the challenge of the Panthers being 'favorites'

    Fox Sports "The Carolina Panthers will have a giant bull's-eye on their back all season. And Cam Newton is fine with that. The NFL MVP understands that after a trip to the Super and three consecutive NFC South titles, the Panthers have gone from underdogs to favorites. Newton also understands the..." July 13

  • Cam Newton was voted the best player in the NFL, and he's still wildly underrated

    USA Today "He was voted NFL MVP nearly unanimously. He won the Offensive Player of the Year award and landed on the AP’s All-Pro team. On Wednesday, he was revealed as No. 1 on NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2016, a list voted on by the players. And, despite all of those accolades, Cam Newton is still..." July 07

  • Panthers' Ealy: Newton's leadership reminiscent of Jordan, Kobe

    The Score "Carolina Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy has some high praise for his quarterback. Cam Newton's leadership abilities throughout his career have been heavily scrutinized, particularly following his podium walk-off after Super Bowl 50, but Ealy said his quarterback is among the best leaders in..." July 02

  • Thomas Davis: Cam Newton has 'matured' since SB interview "Cam Newton said this offseason he "hasn't peaked" as a football player. That growth must come not only on the field, but in increased maturity off it. The Carolina Panthers quarterback was denounced by many following his handling of a post-Super Bowl interview, in which he seemed to sulk and..." June 22

  • Cam Newton Fires Money Bombs In ATL Strip Club

    TMZ "Cam Newton showed off his arm strength inside an ATL strip club this week -- throwing wads of cash all over the stage ... with impressive velocity!! The Carolina Panthers QB hit up V Live in Atlanta ... and the place was going off! In fact, Cam was having so much fun, he got onstage and started..." June 21

  • Cam Newton: I haven’t peaked or climaxed in football

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can’t even count the ways he can improve his game in the season after winning the NFL’s most valuable player award. There’s his completion percentage, which could stand to go up. He’s reading defenses better than ever before, Ron Rivera said, but he can..." June 20

  • Panthers' GM: Newton can improve if receivers are better

    Black and Blue Review "We've sure come a long way from the seven-second pause. Of course, there was never much substance to a storyline that was part media creation and part paranoid fan base. Three summers ago, when few in the Carolinas knew much about Dave Gettleman, they weren't yet aware the heavily-accented..." June 17

  • Cam Newton on Super Bowl backlash: ‘I learned from it’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton currently finds himself as the face of the league. He’s overtaken other young signal callers for this mantle primarily due to his performance a season ago and the divisiveness he brings to the game. Newton knows full well he’s in..." June 11

  • Cam Newton ditches dab, planning new celebration

    Black and Blue Review "This is not the most important news you'll read today. But alas ... The dab is dead. At least, for the guy who helped turn it into a pop culture phenomenon. "I have to put that aside," Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton told WFNZ's Chris McClain and Jim Celania in an interview that..." June 09

  • Ron Rivera says Cam Newton has ‘an awful lot of room to grow’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton helped lead his team to 15 regular season wins and a Super Bowl appearance this past season. And while Newton delighted fans all season long by handing out souvenirs and tallying a ridiculous 45 touchdowns, head coach Ron Rivera acknowledged his..." May 19

  • Cam Newton comes to the rescue after Oprah's boyfriend forgets his shoes

    The Score "Oprah Winfrey found herself in a bit of a jam while in Charlotte on Sunday to speak at a graduation ceremony, so naturally, she called Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Winfrey's longtime partner, Stedman Graham, forgot one of his size-15 shoes. Fortunately, Newton was able to lend..." May 16

  • Cam Newton Makes Kids' Dreams Come True with New Nickelodeon Show

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spent all of last season making kids' dreams come true by handing youngsters footballs after he scored touchdowns. The season has come to a close, but the acts of kindness are still going strong. Newton spent the early part of this offseason producing..." May 11

  • Cam Newton says he let people down with post-Super Bowl press conference

    ESPN "Cam Newton called it a “great responsibility" when the Carolina Panthers made the Heisman Trophy quarterback the first pick of the 2011 NFL draft. The league's 2015 MVP apparently has come around in taking some responsibility for his abbreviated post-game press conference following a 24-10..." April 28

  • Bills GM explains how Andrew Luck spoiled plan to draft Cam Newton

    CBS Sports "Almost exactly five years ago, the Panthers drafted Cam Newton with the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Broncos then selected Von Miller. The Bills rounded off the top-three by grabbing Marcell Dareus. Without even getting into the picks that followed (A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson, Julio..." April 26

  • Cam Newton hops fence to play football with kids

    WSOCTV "Students at the Community School of Davidson had a celebrity encounter on the playground Friday afternoon. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton drove by the school while filming for a show when he noticed a student wearing his jersey on the playground. Mimi Siadak, a seventh-grade teacher, said..." April 24