Cam Newton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cam Newton: "I'm disappointed in myself" "With the clock approaching the two-minute warning of Sunday’s home opener, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton rolled right. It was third-and-goal from the Bills’ 2-yard line, and considering the visitors had scored just three points in 47 minutes, a touchdown would’ve buried them. But instead of a..." September 18

  • Cam Newton limps to sideline after yet another sack

    Deadspin "The Buffalo Bills were getting after Cam Newton all game, and unfortunately, one hit finally did some real damage, with two defenders smothering Newton and forcing him to leave the field with an ankle injury. Newton, however, is no stranger to dealing with pain, and he came back in for the very..." September 17

  • Panthers' Rivera: Newton won't be limited to start season

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers believe quarterback Cam Newton is going to be ready for the season (such that they have a choice) despite him throwing just two passes in preseason games. And in their first injury report of the season, that faith was evident. Newton was listed as a full participant in practice..." September 06

  • Cam Newton on Colin Kaepernick being unemployed: ‘I think it’s unfair’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is not one to speak up on the biggest and most controversial topics of the day. He’s remains quiet on numerous issues surrounding the football world and the broader American political landscape. That’s why it was a bit of a surprise that Newton actually..." September 05

  • Ron Rivera thinks QB Cam Newton is 'ready' for opener vs. 49ers

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera didn't hesitate on Sunday when asked where quarterback Cam Newton was in his rehab from offseason shoulder surgery a week before the opener at San Francisco. "I think he's ready,'' Rivera said. "You wish he'd had a few more snaps and played a little bit..." September 04

  • Coach Ron Rivera: Panthers 'really won't know' how ready QB Cam Newton is until opener

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the team really won't know how ready QB Cam Newton is until the season opener, coming off surgery on a partially torn rotator cuff. "He's still taking steps," Rivera said following practice Tuesday. "You really won't know 'til the opener. Just the way it..." August 29

  • Cam Newton to Make Preseason Debut as Panthers Visit Jaguars

    Black Sports Online "Following full participation in consecutive practices on Monday and Tuesday, Cam Newton will suit up for tonight’s preseason matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Tonight will be Newton’s first game since the Panthers took on the Buccaneers on New Year’s Day. The 2015 NFL MVP had been..." August 24

  • Cam Newton throws more, may play this week

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton increased his workload in practice Monday, which could lead to his first work of the preseason. Via David Newton of, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said they need to see whether Newton shows up to work in the morning sore before they declare whether he’ll..." August 21

  • Cam Newton to see increase in workload next week

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton appears on track to play in Week 1, with the Carolina Panthers reportedly poised to increase his workload in the week to come. Tiffany Blackmon of NFL Network reported Sunday that, while Newton will sit out the team’s second preseason game, the Panthers aren’t sweating over the fact..." August 19

  • Cam Newton’s throwing shoulder reportedly ‘feels fine’

    Larry Brown Sports "Cam Newton is not expected to play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, but that does not mean Carolina Panthers fans need to hit the panic button. While ESPN’s Dianna Russini said the Panthers decided to hold Newton out after evaluating his shoulder, it sounds like the..." August 18

  • Cam Newton won’t play in Panthers’ Week 2 preseason game

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who’s recovering from shoulder surgery, is being held out of Saturday’s Week 2 preseason game against the Tennessee Titans. After getting his shoulder evaluated, the team has opted to play it safe with Newton, per Dianna Russini of ESPN. The Panthers..." August 18

  • Cam Newton throws again during team drills "The latest on Cam Newton's shoulder continues to be good news. Five days after throwing in team drills for the first time since July 30, the Panthers quarterback was again slinging it during team drills on Sunday, per Max Henson of the team's official site. Carolina is wisely being cautious..." August 13

  • Cam Newton to test sore shoulder 'at some point' in preseason, report says

    Sporting News "Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who has been resting his surgically repaired throwing shoulder in camp, won't play in the team's preseason game Wednesday but is expected to play "at some point" in the preseason, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday, citing an unidentified source. Newton threw..." August 08

  • Cam Newton hasn't thrown a pass in a week since shoulder tweak

    Yardbarker "While it’s not time to press the panic button, it’s safe to say that the Carolina Panthers have some reason to be at least a bit concerned about Cam Newton. On Monday, Newton left practice with a sore shoulder. It was largely seen as a precautionary measure. But nearly a week later, David..." August 06

  • Panthers roast Colin Cowherd for Cam Newton comments

    Larry Brown Sports "The Panthers defended Cam Newton via social media after Colin Cowherd made less than flattering remarks about their quarterback’s style of play. During his radio show on Friday, Cowherd discussed his thoughts on quarterbacks who are proficient at running with the football. Among his comments..." July 29

  • Cam Newton on running less often: Do you ask a lion not to roar?

    Pro Football Talk "The selection of running back Christian McCaffrey and wide receiver Curtis Samuel in the first two rounds of this year’s draft led to a lot of offseason discussion about the Panthers’ offensive plans for the 2017 season. A lot of that discussion focused on getting the ball out of quarterback..." July 27

  • New-Look Cam Newton Shows Up to Camp Looking Impressively Ripped

    12 Up "​Two seasons ago, the Carolina Panthers were within one game of the Lombardi Trophy. Cam Newton was torching defenses with his arm and feet en route to a 15-1 record. Newton took home MVP honors, but fell ultimately fell short in the biggest of games, with questions suddenly cropping up about..." July 26

  • Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to be ready for camp

    Sportsnaut "When the Carolina Panthers open up training camp next week, star quarterback Cam Newton is expected to be ready to take to the field. Newton underwent offseason shoulder surgery and missed the entire program during the summer. It has long been antipicated that Newton would be able to return to..." July 21

  • 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 "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 "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