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Panthers | Cam Newton to be turned loose

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:48:29 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton won't run less in 2015 because of the contract extension he received, general manager Dave Gettleman said. "He's got to be Cam," Gettleman said. "You don't hold back a thoroughbred, you don't."

Fantasy Tip: Newton is healthy heading in 2015, and with the Panthers surrounding him with big targets in the passing game, he should easily provide QB1 value.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Panthers | Cam Newton works on footwork

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:14:36 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has better footwork and decision making in what head coach Ron Rivera called the best he has seen from Newton in practice this week. "I think it's all part of his growth," said Rivera. "Again, he's a young man. He came into this league after playing only one year of major-college football. I think it's been good for him. I think his development is really headed in the right direction and again the big plus is we've had him (healthy) for all the OTAs (organized team activities) and minicamp this year."

Fantasy Tip: Newton is a midrange QB1 that could approach the fringe of the elite tier with many of those starting to age. Even if he's burned you before, he's worth the shot as he enters this season healthy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Charlotte Observer - Jonathan Jones

Panthers | Corey Brown could be deep threat

Sat, 13 Jun 2015 19:06:13 -0700

Carolina Panthers WR Corey Brown (formerly known as Philly Brown) has big-play speed and he has run more precise routes during offseason workouts. He has developed a nice rapport with QB Cam Newton and he could potentially be a deep threat, more so than WR Ted Ginn Jr.

Fantasy Tip: Brown has the potential to be a breakout candidate in 2015, but risking anything more than a pick after Round 13 or so would be foolish at this point. Watch to see him perform in training camp and the preseason before bumping him up on your cheat sheets.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - David Newton

Panthers | Cam Newton's cap numbers

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:27:47 -0700

Updating previous reports, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's new deal yields salary cap numbers of: $13 million, $19.5 million, $20.166 million, $21.5 million, $23.2 million and $21.1 million.

Fantasy Tip: Newton is a full year removed from extensive ankle surgery and is at the peak of the low-end QB1 tier.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NationalFootballPost.com - Joel Corry

Panthers | Cam Newton financials

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:55:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has agreed to a five-year, $103 million deal, according to a source. He will make $67.6 million in the first three years of the deal.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has the mega deal, now he needs to live up to it. We know he has the talent and the ability, but on occasion he seems to try too hard to be successful. When he's at his best, there's no question he can be a top-tier fantasy quarterback. Draft him as a low-end QB1.

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Panthers | Cam Newton nearing new deal

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 06:55:06 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is close to a contract extension that will run through the 2020 season, according to sources. The deal could be done in the next day or two.

Fantasy Tip: Newton struggled through an injury-riddled year in 2014, but he showed toughness in doing so. He could be in store for a bounce-back year. The middle of the pack of QB1's is really muddy, so he could come at a nice value if he's able to get past the ankle surgery from last offseason.

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Panthers | Cam Newton showing confidence

Mon, 25 May 2015 13:11:56 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton said no one has the size, the speed, the arm strength or the intangibles that he has. "I'm not saying that to say I'm a one-on-one type of person that this league will never see another… I'm just saying that so much of my talents have not been seen in one person."

Fantasy Tip: Newton is certainly a rare specimen. He has all the physical tools but sometimes struggles with inaccuracy. When healthy, he's a QB1 candidate. He finished as a QB2 last season but only played in 14 games. In 2015 drafts, take him as a QB1.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not of interest to police

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:10:20 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is not a person of interest regarding a shooting last weekend in a Charlotte, N.C. nightclub. The investigation is ongoing, according to police.

Fantasy Tip: As long as Newton stays out of trouble and remains healthy (he missed two games in 2014), there's no reason to believe he shouldn't be considered a QB1 in 2015.

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Panthers | Cam Newton deal won't be rushed

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:32:05 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's expected new long-term contract may get done later rather than sooner. The topic of Newton's new deal was not even discussed when Newton's representatives and the Panthers met during the NFL scouting combine. If a new deal is not done this year, Carolina could franchise tag him in 2016.

Fantasy Tip: Newton had the worst season of his young career in 2014, partly thanks to nagging injuries and a subpart wide receiver corps. If Newton can stay healthy, though, he still has QB1 potential and should still be considered a starting fantasy quarterback.

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Panthers | Cam Newton begins extension talks

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:53:19 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's representatives were scheduled to meet with the team this weekend at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Talks for a new contract were on the agenda.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has indicated he is in no hurry to sign, as he wants to wait and see how the market for Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck develops. Whatever the case, Newton is a safe bet to begin the season as the Panthers' starter but has shaky fantasy value because of how he fared against teams this year.

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Panthers | Cam Newton hasn't fared well against Seattle

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:19:39 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is 0-3 against the Seattle Seahawks in his career, with all three games coming in Carolina. He has completed just 54% of his passes in those three games, and he's thrown just one touchdown and has one interception.

Fantasy Tip: Newton came out of the wild-card playoff win over the Arizona Cardinals with a decent stat line despite not playing that well. He'll have to play much better against Seattle on the road to have a chance at beating them. Against the Seahawks' stellar defense, we would advise FantasyScore players to look to avoid him this weekend.

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Panthers | Cam Newton active

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:03:57 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) is active for the team's Week 16 game.

Fantasy Tip: Newton should be able to start this week after missing last week because of his back injury. Newton is a risky option this week at $6,700 on FantasyScore because of his injury and he is facing a tough Cleveland Browns defense.

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Panthers | Cam Newton to start

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:07 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) will officially start Sunday, Dec. 21, against the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,700) still isn't the best play on FantasyScore this week. The Browns allow 13.41 fantasy points per game to quarterbacks -- third fewest in the league.

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Panthers | Cam Newton expected to start

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:07:52 -0800

Updating previous reports, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) has yet to officially be cleared to play in Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns, but head coach Ron Rivera is "very comfortable and confident" that Newton will start. "Right now, everything is pointing in the right direction," Rivera said. "The reason I haven't said anything (definitive) is because of that one big thing, waiting for doctors to tell me they feel good about it." Newton hasn't shown any signs of pain in practice this week.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,700) just needs to be officially cleared by doctors, which is a certainty at this point. Feel free to start him, but his inconsistency this year should make you hesitant to put him in your FantasyScore lineup, especially after missing last week.

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Panthers | Cam Newton probable against Browns

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:49:36 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) is listed as probable for Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Tip: That means that Newton ($6,700) will almost certainly play against the Browns this weekend. Newton has been erratic this year, though, and he's a pretty risky FantasyScore option coming off his back injury, especially if he doesn't scramble as much.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Charlotte Observer - Joseph Person

Panthers | Cam Newton fully practices

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:42:42 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 18, and appears to be on track to start in Week 16, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

Fantasy Tip: Newton looks like he will be the starting quarterback this week if he does not suffer a setback. Newton is facing a Cleveland Browns defense that has allowed the third fewest average points to opposing quarterbacks this season. Newton costs $6,700 on FantasyScore but may not be the best option for owners.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not dealing with pain

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:56:07 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) said he is not dealing with any pain in his back but is taking things one day at a time. Newton said he needs to be 100 percent before he can play.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has been able to do things during practice this week, so he may have a chance to play in Week 16. Newton has a price of $6,700 on FantasyScore but may be a risky option because of the injury and his matchup against the Cleveland Browns.

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Panthers | Cam Newton on track to start?

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:17:36 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) had an increased set of repetitions in practice Thursday, Dec. 18, and it looks like he's on track to play in Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns. Head coach Ron Rivera has yet to name Newton the starter, though, but he showed no signs of pain for the second straight day. Newton has been showing good velocity on his throws and hasn't had restrictions with his movement. QB Derek Anderson took second-team reps Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,700) looks like he'll start against the Browns, but he's been too up and down to trust at FantasyScore, especially against a Cleveland team that isn't too shabby against opposing signal callers.

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Panthers | Cam Newton working with starters

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:30:22 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) is working with the first-team offense during practice Thursday, Dec. 18.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like Newton has a good chance to play this week but owners should continue to monitor the situation. Newton has a tough matchup against the Cleveland Browns in Week 16 and may not be a great starting option in FantasyScore at $6,700.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Charlotte Observer - Joseph Person

Panthers | Cam Newton officially limited

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:09:56 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Fantasy Tip: It was good to see Newton back at practice and throwing and running just more than a week after being involved in a horrific car accident. It's unknown if he'll be able to play in Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns, though, making him a risky commodity at FantasyScore for $6,700.

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Panthers | Cam Newton back at practice

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:12:16 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) returned to practice Wednesday, Dec. 17, and he worked with the second-team offense in the portion of practice open to the media. QB Derek Anderson worked with the first-team. Newton's status for Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns is uncertain right now, but he looked to be moving and throwing well Wednesday. He also ran and make some juke moves without difficulty. Head coach Ron Rivera said he had hoped to make a decision on the starting QB early in the week.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,700) is a very risky play this weekend against the Browns, even if he returns to action. Cleveland actually has limited opposing QBs to an average of 13.41 fantasy points per game all season long.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - David Newton

Panthers | Cam Newton may throw Tuesday

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:16:35 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) worked out on an underwater treadmill Tuesday, Dec. 16, and did some rational exercises. The team plans to have him attempt throws as well.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,700; 13.4% of your cap) still has hurdles to cross, but he's really not a promising start on FantasyScore to begin with.

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Panthers | Cam Newton's Week 16 status uncertain

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:17:52 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) will only start in Week 16 if the team believes Newton can protect himself during the game, according to head coach Ron Rivera. "I don't want to put a guy out there that can't protect himself," Rivera said. "By that it's being able to run out of the way, scramble out of the way, stay alive, keep the play alive by being able to get away. That's all part of it. That's all part of the decision that went into the first Tampa Bay game." The team has a rehab program for Newton, and his status will be determined based on if he can meet the rehab goals during the week.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor this situation during the week to see if Newton has a chance to play in Week 16. Newton could be limited if he is cleared to play, so owners may want to use a different option at quarterback for this upcoming week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Charlotte Observer - Joseph Person

Panthers | Cam Newton may play in Week 16

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:40:02 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) is considered day-to-day, but the team is optimistic about Newton's availability for Week 16, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor his practice participation next week to have a better idea on his status. QB Derek Anderson will be starting in his place in Week 15 but probably should not be a starting option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Panthers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:40:04 -0800

The Carolina Panthers have declared OG Amini Silatolu, QB Cam Newton, OT David Foucault, RB DeAngelo Williams, CB James Dockery, DL Micanor Regis, SS Robert Lester inactive for Week 15.

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Panthers | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:58:02 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) and OG Amini Silatolu (knee) have been ruled out for Week 15 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. WR Philly Brown (shoulder), CB Carrington Byndom (illness), C Ryan Kalil (non-injury), LB A.J. Klein (knee) and OG Chris Scott (foot) are probable. Newton and Silatolu didn't practice Friday, Dec. 12, while the rest practiced in full.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not worried about return

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:06:27 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) currently isn't concerned about whether he'll be able to return to action this season. "As far as when I'm coming back, who cares," Newton said. "That's not something I'm worried about. I'm just thankful to have breath in my lungs so I can breathe again." Head coach Ron Rivera said the best-case-scenario would be to have Newton back at practice next week, but there are no guarantees.

Fantasy Tip: Newton won't play this weekend against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Derek Anderson ($3,700) will start instead, and he's a risky sleeper option if you're willing to dig deep.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - David Newton

Panthers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:02:56 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back), OG Amini Silatolu (knee) and CB Carrington Byndom (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 11. WR Philly Brown (shoulder), C Ryan Kalil (non-injury), LB A.J. Klein (knee) and OG Chris Scott (foot) fully participated in practice.

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Panthers | Cam Newton to miss practice

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:19:01 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) will not be at the team's facilities Wednesday, Dec. 10, after being discharged from the hospital. It is unknown how long it will be until he's ready to return to action. "That will be determined really on a day-to-day basis and we'll see how fast the soreness goes away," team spokesman Charlie Dayton said. "He'll start the recuperation process today." QB Derek Anderson was taking first-team repetitions in practice Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,900) is unlikely to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend, so you should avoid him at FantasyScore. Anderson went 24-for-34 for 230 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1 against the Bucs. At $3,700, he's definitely a sleeper option if you feel like being risky.

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Panthers | Cam Newton discharged from hospital

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:38:57 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) was discharged from the hospital Wednesday, Dec. 10. Newton is sore, but in good spirits as he continues his recovery.

Fantasy Tip: If Newton can't go this week, Derek Anderson will get the start and has a nice matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Anderson will cost $3,700 (7.4% of cap) in FantasyScore this week.

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Panthers | Cam Newton still hospitalized

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:55:07 -0800

Updating previous reports, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) remained hospitalized Wednesday, Dec. 10, and there are no updates on his health.

Fantasy Tip: Derek Anderson ($3,700; 7.4% of your cap) has a good matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but his skill set doesn't provide a lot of upside with so many other options on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Jeff Darlington

Panthers | Cam Newton not likely to play

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:43:58 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) is "highly unlikely" to play this week, according to a doctor.

Fantasy Tip: Derek Anderson ($3,700) will assume the reins at quarterback if Newton is out. He could make for a nice value play, too, against one of the worst passing defenses in the NFL in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Charlotte Observer - Jonathan Jones

Panthers | Cam Newton has two fractures

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:27:16 -0800

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) has two transverse fractures in his lower back, but no other significant injures.

Fantasy Tip: There is still no timetable on Newton's return, but he is staying overnight in a Carolina hospital. It still remains to be seen if he will play this week. If he does, he has a favorable matchup versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Panthers | Cam Newton in fair condition

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:48:17 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is in fair condition and still undergoing tests at Carolinas Medical Center. He will remain there overnight for observation.

Fantasy Tip: It sounds like Newton has escaped serious injury, but he's still not out of the clear as far as playing this week. Keep tabs on his status throughout the week.

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Panthers | No serious injuries for Cam Newton

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:31:44 -0800

Updating an ongoing story, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton suffered no serious injuries or fractures in the car wreck he was involved in Tuesday, Dec. 9, according to preliminary tests.

Fantasy Tip: It sounds like Newton is OK, but as the report indicates, the tests were preliminary. It's still unclear what his status will be prior to the team's Week 15 contest. Stay tuned for more details.

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Panthers | No major injuries to Cam Newton

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:41:09 -0800

Updating an ongoing story, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton suffered no serious injuries after being involved in a two-car wreck Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Fantasy Tip: Apparently Newton was smiling after the crash and was taken to the hospital in an ambulance as a precaution. This is an ongoing story with more details emerging, so stay tuned. It's hard to say what his outlook for Week 15 is at the moment.

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Panthers | Cam Newton taken off by ambulance

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:01:47 -0800

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (undisclosed) was taken off by a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance after he was involved in a two-car accident Tuesday, Dec. 9, in which his car was overturned.

Fantasy Tip: Without further details, it looks as though Newton could be dealing with a serious injury. Fingers crossed for his outlook. If he has to miss this week's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Derek Anderson would likely fill in for him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Charlotte Observer - Jonathan Jones

Panthers | Cam Newton in car accident

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:56:36 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton was involved in a car accident Tuesday, Dec. 9, and he reportedly was injured in the wreck.

Fantasy Tip: It's unclear how serious Newton's injuries are, but this situation needs to be closely monitored by his owners. Carolina is facing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 15, so if Newton is cleared to play, he should make for a fine option at FantasyScore at a price of $6,900.

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Panthers | Cam Newton still QB of future

Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:09:45 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will remain the team's quarterback despite having his worst statistical season to date. Head coach Ron Rivera said it would be difficult and unfair Newton based on this season and the offseason. Newton had ankle surgery during the offseason and has been hampered with injuries throughout the season. He was also without running backs DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart and Mike Tolbert at one point.

Fantasy Tip: This season has certainly been difficult for those rostering Newton, but it could turn out to be an anomaly. He was a top-four fantasy quarterback in his first three seasons and might just need another offseason to recover and reboot. As far as this week, Newton draws a nice matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Then again, he has struggled in previous matchups that were in his favor.

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Panthers | Cam Newton checked for concussion

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:18:53 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (head) was checked for a possible concussion in the first quarter of the team's Week 11 game but was cleared to play.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has been hit a lot this season but will have a week to rest since the team has a Week 12 bye. Newton is no longer an every week starting option since he has thrown at least one interception in each of his last seven games.

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Panthers | Cam Newton playing hurt

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:13:58 -0800

Updating previous reports, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (foot, ankle) admitted that he has been playing hurt after saying he was fine following the team's embarrassing Week 10 loss Monday, Nov. 10. "Hurt is hurt," Newton said. "If you're asking me am I hurt right now? Yeah, I'm hurt. I haven't felt 100 percent in a long time. Is that going to hinder anything or that's been my excuse of why we're on a losing streak? No." Newton hasn't posted a quarterback rating higher than his career average of 85.4 since Oct. 12.

Fantasy Tip: Well then. Newton didn't look right and wasn't his explosive self while trying to escape the pocket against the Philadelphia Eagles. Even though he has a nice matchup against the Atlanta Falcons this weekend, it's hard to justify spending $7,500 on him at FantasyScore when he's not 100 percent healthy. Look elsewhere.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not injured

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:46:26 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (foot, ankles), didn't injure his foot or reinjure his ankles in Week 10 Monday, Nov. 10, according to head coach Ron Rivera. "I'm not sure where all that came from. But put it to rest," Rivera said. "He said it at his press conference after the game, he's fine." Newton didn't look right in the loss, and he struggled to accelerate to avoid sacks. He finished the game going 18-for-30 for 195 yards, zero touchdowns and three interceptions.

Fantasy Tip: Newton's offensive line did a terrible job of protecting him against the Philadelphia Eagles. It's great news that Newton isn't injured, but even with a nice matchup in store against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 11, it's hard to trust him for a FantasyScore price of $6,800.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Charlotte Observer - Jonathan Jones

Panthers | Cam Newton looked tentative

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:33:33 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton didn't look right in the team's Week 10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Nov. 10, looking slow, tentative and weak in the effort. Newton finished the game with four turnovers in the rout.

Fantasy Tip: In Newton's defense, his offensive line put up a pitiful performance and didn't give him much of a chance at all. However, he still didn't look right, and he's definitely beat up physically, as he was seen grimacing at various moments during the night. It's hard to trust Newton as your FantasyScore quarterback right now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Dan Hanzus

Panthers | Cam Newton has another injury

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:06:05 -0800

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle, foot) is nursing a right foot injury, which could be the result of compensating for the lingering soreness in his left ankle.

Fantasy Tip: Newton ($6,800; 13.6% of your cap) has a great matchup against the Atlanta Falcons, but at this point you really can't play him on FantasyScore.

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Panthers | No progress for Cam Newton extension

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:02:14 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton and the team have made no progress in talks about a contract extension since discussing it before the season. Both sides hope to have something done in the offseason, however.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has been pretty bad in recent weeks for his fantasy football owners. Consider Newton a midrange to weak QB1 and play him accordingly based on the matchups.

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Panthers | Cam Newton struggles again

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:56:43 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton had the worst statistical game of his career in the Week 9 loss to the New Orleans Saints Thursday, Oct. 30, completing just 10 of 28 passes for 151 yards with no touchdowns and one interception (he also ran a TD in). Newton posted career lows in completions, completion percentage (35.7) and passer rating (39.4). He was sacked four times and also lost a fumble.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has been bad of late, reminding owners that he's a midrange QB1 on a week-to-week basis. He can make plays with his legs, but if his offensive line can't protect him, it won't be pretty, like we saw last night.

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Panthers | Cam Newton takes big step

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:40:54 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) rushed 17 times for 107 yards in Week 6 Sunday, Oct. 12. Head coach Ron Rivera said Newton was pretty close to being fully back from offseason ankle surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has been heavily limited all season, but he exploded in this game and at least attempted to run the ball. Newton remains a weak QB1 on FantasyScore most weeks with some upside.

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Panthers | No extension talks yet for Cam Newton

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:54:03 -0700

No talks on a contract extension have been held for Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton, but the team was made clear Newton has no interest in a "pay as you go" deal like those signed by Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton or San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. Signing Newton long-term will likely mean a full guarantee of over $50 million and no ability to easily cut Newton after any given season. Newton's management also wants to wait and see what type of deal Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gets.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

Panthers | Cam Newton dings up arm

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:05:45 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (hand) was banged up late in the fourth quarter of the Week 6 game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He appeared to bang his throwing arm or thumb on an interception, and was being checked by a trainer on the sidelines.

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Panthers | Cam Newton on the mend

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:35:51 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle, ribs) said he believes his ribs are fully healed, but he also said that he is still experiencing some ankle pain. "I think my body is mending up slowly but surely," Newton said. "It's giving me a lot of great confidence when I am thinking about running the football, and throwing the football, as well."

Fantasy Tip: Newton is throwing the ball well this season, but he just isn't the same dynamic fantasy option when he isn't running the ball. He has a tough matchup in Week 6 on the road against Cincinnati, and until the Panthers turn him loose, fantasy owners may want to look elsewhere for quarterback at FantasyScore.

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