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Panthers | Cam Newton sore

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:16:52 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) was dealing with a bit of soreness in his foot after the Week 2 game, according to head coach Ron Rivera. However, Rivera thinks it's a good sign after Newton had offseason ankle surgery back in March. "Because it's more sore than his back," Rivera said. "Which is good. At least, I think it's good. He's moving around pretty good and he's feeling pretty good about himself."

Fantasy Tip: Newton's ankle is a minor concern, and his ribs didn't appear to be a problem at all in his first game of the 2014 season. Continue to start him as you would otherwise.

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Panthers | Cam Newton plays well in return

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:34:57 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) completed 22 of his 34 pass attempts for 281 yards and one touchdown with no interceptions in the Week 2 win against the Detroit Lions. He also ran four times for 19 yards. "I felt like I was getting antsy early on and that comes from a lack of playing time," Newton said Sunday, Sept. 14. "I was getting my feet back under me and as the game went on I started feeling more comfortable and it showed."

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Panthers | Cam Newton probable

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:41:14 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 13 and is probable.

Fantasy Tip: Newton looks like he will play in Week 2, but is a risky play with a FantasyScore price of $6,200 (12.4% of cap), especially if he not at full strength.

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Panthers | Cam Newton set for Sunday

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:59:36 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.

Fantasy Tip: FantasyScore players should wait for Newton ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) to prove his health before they lock him into their lineups, especially with only one quarterback roster slot.

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Panthers | Cam Newton a full participant

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:11:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Head coach Ron Rivera said Newton would start in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions earlier this week. It looks like that'll hold true unless Newton suffers a setback. Play Newton with caution this week at FantasyScore at a price of $6,200 (12.4% of cap).

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Panthers | Cam Newton in full pads

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:31:54 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) was in full pads for practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, indicating that he should return to action in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions after missing the season opener.

Fantasy Tip: If Newton starts, he should be in all standard fantasy lineups. Starting him at FantasyScore for a price of $6,200 (12.4% of cap) is a dice roll, though, even against a thin Detroit Lions secondary.

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Panthers | Coach expects Cam Newton to play

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:02:27 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is expected to practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and play Week 2, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to see how he performs during practice this week before deciding on their Week 2 lineup. Newton could still be a risky play for owners, because he could be limited by his injured ribs.

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Panthers | Cam Newton expected to go in Week 2

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 05:31:47 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is expected to play in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions. Newton wasn't happy with decision to hold him out of Week 1.

Fantasy Tip: Check his status through the week, and if he has a decent price tag on FantasyScore this week, he's worth a start.

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Panthers | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:44:33 -0700

The Carolina Panthers have declared QB Cam Newton, WR Brenton Bersin, SS Tre Boston, DE Kony Ealy, OT David Foucault, OG Andrew Norwell, TE Brandon D. Williams inactive for Week 1.

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Panthers | Cam Newton will not play

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:18:17 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) has been declared inactive for Week 1.

Fantasy Tip: Derek Anderson will start at quarterback but should not be used in any fantasy leagues.

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Panthers | Cam Newton may miss several weeks

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:52:00 -0700

The Carolina Panthers fear that QB Cam Newton (ribs) could miss three to four weeks because of his injured ribs. Newton can change the team's mind if he can show he can protect his ribs while playing. At this point, the team plans to start QB Derek Anderson Week 1.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor the situation for any updates on Newton's condition. FantasyScore owners should avoid using Newton this week. Anderson should not be an option in fantasy leagues at any point.

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Panthers | Cam Newton expected to sit

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:13:03 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is not expected to play Week 1 because of his injured ribs.

Fantasy Tip: Newton owners should look to start another quarterback on their roster since it looks like Newton will miss the game. Derek Anderson should not be a starting option in any league.

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Panthers | Cam Newton could sit

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 06:10:41 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) could be held out of the team's Week 1 game by head coach Ron Rivera. Rivera may hold him back to make sure he is healthy for the rest of the season.

Fantasy Tip: With a FantasyScore price of $6,800 (13.60% of cap), Newton is an extremely risky play. If he gets into the game, it may be tough for him to live up to expectations.

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Panthers | Cam Newton takes full reps

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:53:58 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) took full repetitions in practice Saturday, Sept. 6, with no setbacks. Newton could very well be on schedule to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fantasy Tip: Newton still isn't a great play against the Buccaneers on the road. You may find better value than Newton's $6,800 cost on FantasyScore.

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Panthers | Cam Newton questionable

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:09:04 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 5, and is listed as questionable for Week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fantasy Tip: Newton will be a game-time decision Sunday, and it'll likely come down to head coach Ron Rivera whether he starts. You'd be smart to avoid Newton and his $6,800 FantasyScore salary (13.6% of salary cap) in the season opener against a Bucs defense that will be greatly improved.

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Panthers | Cam Newton a game-time decision

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:22:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is on pace to play Week 1, but his availability will be a game-time decision, according to head coach Ron Rivera. Newton was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 4.

Fantasy Tip: Owners in all leagues probably should avoid using a Panthers quarterback this week even if Newton is able to play because of the questions the team has a wide receiver.

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Panthers | Cam Newton hopes to play

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:57:59 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) said he expects to play Week 1 but will allow the coaches and trainers to determine his availability. Newton was able to do some throwing during practice Thursday, Sept. 4, and said it does not hurt when he throws.

Fantasy Tip: Derek Anderson likely would get the start Week 1 if Newton sits out but should not be used in any fantasy league.

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Panthers | Cam Newton does not throw

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:27:50 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) did not throw any passes during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Sept. 4. Newton was on the field and handing the ball off during practice.

Fantasy Tip: Newton should play Week 1, but it is not known if he will be limited in any way by his injured ribs. Newton probably should not be a starting quarterback in most fantasy leagues, and at $6,800 on FantasyScore, owners could consider spending a little extra money on a better quarterback.

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Panthers | Cam Newton should be ready

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:39:49 -0700

The Carolina Panthers are confident QB Cam Newton (ribs) will be ready to go in the team's Week 1 game. Newton was sore Wednesday, Sept. 3, after throwing Monday Sept. 1.

Fantasy Tip: This will be something to watch the rest of the week, but Newton will likely be good to go to start the season. Consider Newton a low-end QB1.

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Panthers | Cam Newton sits

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:13:07 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Fantasy Tip: Newton is still expected to start in the team's Week 1 game, but monitor his status the rest of the week to make sure there are no setbacks. For now, consider Newton a risky start in the season opener.

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Panthers | Cam Newton expected to start

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:12:53 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is still expected to start Sunday, Sept. 7, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

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Panthers | Cam Newton wearing flak jacket

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:59:14 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is wearing a flak jacket to get used to it for the season, according to head coach Ron Rivera. Rivera said Newton is still sore but not as much as he used to be.

Fantasy Tip: It's good news that Newton isn't as sore as when the injury first happened. It's to be expected that Newton would wear some kind of protection around his ribs. This should be encouraging despite the fact he's still sore.

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Panthers | Cam Newton on practice field

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:21:28 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) is participating in practice Monday, Sept. 1. Newton is wearing an oversized flak jacket to help protect his fractured ribs.

Fantasy Tip: Newton should play Week 1 if he does not suffer a setback during the week. Owners should consider Newton as a low-end No. 1 quarterback or could keep him on the bench if they have a better option at the position.

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Panthers | Cam Newton expects to play

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:47:58 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) said Wednesday, Aug. 27, that he will be ready for the regular season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers despite fracturing his ribs last week. "There's no doubt in my mind," Newton said.

Fantasy Tip: If Newton is unable to play, Derek Anderson would likely get the start. For now, Newton is a risky play for the regular season opener, and he could easily have a setback if he is hit the wrong way in Week 1. Fantasy owners should try to have plenty of depth on hand if they have already drafted Newton, or plan to do so.

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Panthers | Cam Newton won't be limited

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:15 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) will not be running a limited offense due to his rib injury. The team will still run the zone read.

Fantasy Tip: While this should be considered good news, Newton is still a risky Week 1 play because of questions at wide receiver as well as his health. Be cautious on draft day if Newton is still on the board.

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Panthers | Cam Newton will be ready

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:33:16 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (rib) said he fully expects to be ready to play Week 1.

Fantasy Tip: Newton has a little over a week to recover from his rib injury, which should be enough time. Owners probably should not consider using Newton in Week 1 because of the questions at wide receiver, and he is facing a solid Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense.

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Panthers | Cam Newton has fractured rib

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:54:46 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (rib) has a hairline fracture in one of his ribs and will not play in the final preseason game next week. Head coach Ron Rivera said he thinks Newton will be ready for Week 1.

Fantasy Tip: Newton is still a low-end QB1. However, the injury could become more severe with a certain amount of contact. Be cautious when drafting him.

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Panthers | Cam Newton undergoes X-rays

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:11:35 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (back) suffered a back contusion during the third preseason game, but X-rays on the back came back negative, according to head coach Ron Rivera. Rivera is confident that Newton will be fine.

Fantasy Tip: It appears Newton suffered a minor injury during the game, but there is a chance he sits out the final preseason game. Newton probably will be a low-end starting quarterback in most leagues because of the question marks the team has at wide receiver.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not at 100 percent

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:20:50 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle), who is expected to play a quarter in his first preseason action against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Aug. 17, said he still is at less than 100 percent healthy. "The thing that keeps coming back up is, 'Keep treating it. Treat it when it feels good, treat it when it feels bad. Don't be that guy that only treats it when it's nagging. Try to stay ahead of the pain,'" Newton said. "That's what I've been doing, and it's been paying off." Head coach Ron Rivera said the team will not run any read-option plays against the Chiefs this weekend. Newton took part in every drill in practice Thursday, Aug. 14, and Rivera was encouraged by Newton's performance in the hurry-up offense.

Fantasy Tip: Newton probably isn't far off 100 percent health, but he's taking things slowly and being cautious in the preseason. He remains a risky and overvalued quarterback in drafts this year. Without much to work with at receiver, Newton's numbers could easily suffer drastically in 2014.

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Panthers | Cam Newton update

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:58:34 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will play at least a quarter in the team's preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Aug. 17, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

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Panthers | Cam Newton expected to play first quarter of preseason game

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:49:21 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) is expected to play in the first quarter of the team's second preseason game.

Fantasy Tip: Don't expect a lot in Newton's return to action. Getting him back on the field and in a game situation with his new wide receivers is a good thing for all involved. There are still a lot of questions surrounding this offense that could hurt Newton's fantasy football value in 2014.

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Panthers | Cam Newton running read option in practice

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:49:21 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) tucked the ball on a read option in team drills Sunday, Aug. 10, and also made a nice run to the right side after being cleared to play in the team's second preseason game this weekend. Head coach Ron Rivera said Newton and the other starts will likely play longer than normal in the second preseason game because they play on the road against the New England Patriots five days later.

Fantasy Tip: It's great to see Newton with the leash off in training camp, and barring any setbacks, he should be good to go for Week 1 coming off offseason ankle surgery. Newton's legs set him apart from a lot of other quarterbacks in fantasy football, but you have to wonder if the lack of receiving playmakers will hurt his value as a QB1 in 2014.

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Panthers | Cam Newton cleared to play

Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:07:36 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) has been cleared to play in the second preseason game, according to head coach Ron Rivera.

Fantasy Tip: Newton appears to be close to recovering from his offseason ankle surgery. He may not receive a lot of time in the preseason game, but his workload likely would increase in the next game. He should be seen as a low-end No. 1 quarterback in most fantasy leagues.

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Panthers | Cam Newton inactive

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:46:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) was inactive for the preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills Friday, Aug. 8, as expected. QB Derek Anderson started in Newton's absence.

Fantasy Tip: The injury does not sound to be serious, but it is still bad news because it is one less game situation for Newton to work with his new stable of receivers.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not expected to play

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:47:14 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) is not expected to play in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 8.

Fantasy Tip: The team is likely easing him in this preseason after ankle surgery. He's pretty risky to have as your QB1, but in the off-chance you can acquire him at QB2, he'd have optimal value.

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Panthers | Cam Newton would be limited if he plays

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:10:38 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) would only play around two series and the playing calling would be limited if he is able to play in the first preseason game, according to head coach Ron Rivera. Rivera indicated Newton would do mostly handoffs if he plays in the game.

Fantasy Tip: Newton does not need to play in the first preseason game to get ready for the regular season. He still has a few weeks to get his ankle healthy. Newton likely will be a low-end No. 1 quarterbacks in most leagues.

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Panthers | Cam Netwon's status for preseason game uncertain

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:21:54 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's (ankle) playing status for the first preseason game is not known at this point, according to head coach Ron Rivera. Rivera said the plan for Newton for practice Thursday, Aug. 7, was to participate in the early portion in practice then work with the trainers inside for the rest of practice.

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Panthers | Cam Newton exits on a cart

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:43:58 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) left the field on a cart Thursday, Aug. 7. It's possible he was just headed for some indoor rehab, and he didn't appear to aggravate his ankle injury.

Fantasy Tip: We'll keep you posted. Newton is a low-end QB1 this season after extensive ankle surgery and a lack of proven targets to throw to.

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Panthers | Cam Newton taking it easy in practice

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:09:25 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) isn't running outside of the pocket during training camp, but he has been able to plant in the pocket to make throws without any complications.

Fantasy Tip: Newton should be off and running again when the regular season rolls around, and while running the ball increases the chances he will be injured, his fantasy value is tied directly to his ability to make plays with his legs. Newton has QB1 upside, but given the injury risk, it is safer to draft him as a QB2.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not 100 percent

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:38:20 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) said his ankle is not 100 percent at this point, but it is getting better each day.

Fantasy Tip: Newton could be limited for the foreseeable future because of the ankle injury, but it does not appear to be a major thing at this point. Owners should consider Newton as a low-end No. 1 quarterback that comes with some risk because of the team's wide receivers.

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Panthers | Cam Newton cleared

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:35:00 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) was cleared for practice, according to general manager David Gettleman.

Fantasy Tip: It is good news that Newton will be out there for the start of training camp with all the new faces at wide receiver. Still, with the questions regarding that receiving group, and his own health, Newton should be considered a QB2 for fantasy players.

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Panthers | Cam Newton limited during workout

Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:37:50 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) was limited in his mobility when he worked out with some of his wide receivers last week.

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Panthers | Cam Newton works out with receivers

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:39:04 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton held a three-day throwing session with WR Kelvin Benjamin, QBs Joe Webb and Matt Blanchard, one tight end and nine other receivers this week.

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Panthers | Jerricho Cotchery will throw with Cam Newton

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:21:32 -0700

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers WR Jerricho Cotchery said he will participate in a throwing session with QB Cam Newton next week to help get on the same page before the start of training camp.

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Panthers | Cam Newton will work with wide receivers

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:22:13 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will work with his wide receivers before training camp gets underway to try to get on the same page after missing time due to an ankle issue. "It's been more difficult because Cam's coming off an ankle injury and he had to get surgery, so we couldn't throw with him as much as we would like," Panthers receiver Tiquan Underwood said. "I know we're all going to get together next week in Charlotte. We're just going to try to speed up the process. We're all going to throw -- Derek Anderson, Cam Newton, Joe Webb, Matt Blanchard and all the receivers -- just to work on timing and get that down pat before camp."

Fantasy Tip: Newton and his wide receivers are behind after not getting much work in during the offseason program. This is a good start to help get back up to speed before the full squad reports at the end of the month. Newton remains a fringe QB1 option for fantasy players thanks to his questionable receiving targets.

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Panthers | Cam Newton gets praise from teammate

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:26:08 -0700

Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen praised QB Cam Newton. "I don't know if there is another QB in the league that does what he does...he has really grown," Newton said.

Fantasy Tip: The big question with Newton will be his health after undergoing an ankle procedure in the offseason. If he is healthy going into training camp, he should be considered a QB2 going into the season.

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Panthers | Cam Newton will rehab ankle during off time

Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:36:23 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will spend most of his off time during the next four weeks in Charlotte so he can continue the rehab for his surgically repaired ankle.

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Panthers | Cam Newton ahead of schedule

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:57:56 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) participated in seven-on-seven drills for the first time since his ankle surgery in March. He's about a month ahead of schedule, as he was initially supposed to start drills at training camp in July. Newton said he's excited to return, but admits he's not at 100 percent. Head coach Ron Rivera said Newton made good decisions and the right reads, but didn't get the ball where he needed to, adding that accuracy will come with time as Newton becomes healthier. Additionally, the team plans to limit his runs in training camp.

Fantasy Tip: This is certainly a promising sign for Newton and fantasy players. Still, no matter how well Newton is progressing, he doesn't exactly have a deep supporting cast and should be considered a QB2 going into the season.

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Panthers | Cam Newton tests ankle

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:47:14 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) tested his surgically repaired ankle Tuesday, June 17, and did more than head coach Ron Rivera was expecting. Newton did not participate in any team drills after taking three and five-step drops on passes to wide receivers. "I think I'm on schedule to make a speedy recovery," Newton said after practice. "We are in the last curve and I am just trying to be smart about it, do everything that the trainers ask of me and more and see where that gets me."

Fantasy Tip: Newton appears to be right on track in his recovery from ankle surgery. As long as there are no setbacks, he should be good to go for training camp.

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Panthers | Cam Newton not worried about next deal

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:49:40 -0700

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton said the last thing on his mind is his next contract, following a report of concerns from Newton's camp about how Colin Kaepernick's new deal may affect his. Newton's current contract goes through 2015. Newton added that he's focusing on his ankle and not on things he can't control. Carolina has made known its interest in signing Newton to a long-term deal. Negotiations have not begun, however.

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