Cam Newton 1 | Quarterback

Carolina Panthers

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Sat. July 26, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Though he was a full participant in Friday night's practice, Newton (ankle) said afterward that he is still not 100 percent, NFL.com reports. Impact: If there were any real concern about his ankle, Newton probably wouldn't be on the practice field in late July. He may need to build up strength and flexibility, but he shouldn't be at much risk of further injuring himself. Newton underwent surgery Mar. 19 to tighten ligaments in his left ankle, but arguably the bigger concern is Carolina's lack of explosive receiving targets. With Steve Smith and Brandon LaFell headed elsewhere, the Carolina receiving corps is led by Jerricho Cotchery, Jason Avant, Kelvin Benjamin and Tiquan Underwood. It would be a huge boost to Newton's case if Benjamin, the 28th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, quickly emerges as a threat. There will be a bit of continuity, as tight end Greg Olsen is back for a third season with the Panthers.(RotoWire, )
Thu. July 24, 2014
News: GM Dave Gettleman said that Newton -- who underwent surgery on Mar. 19 to tighten ligaments in his left ankle -- has been cleared to practice in training camp. Impact: Meanwhile, coach Ron Rivera expects Newton to participate fully in practice as training camp progresses, unless the QB suffers any setbacks. Now that he has been cleared, Newton will have a chance to build chemistry with the team's revamped receiving corps, which now features the likes of Jerricho Cotchery, Jason Avant, Tiquan Underwood and first-rounder Kelvin Benjamin.(RotoWire, )
July 20, 2014
News: Newton (ankle) was limited in his mobility, while participating in throwing sessions with Panthers receivers last week, the Charlotte Observer reports. Impact: Newton got together with his entirely new group of pass catchers to build familiarity before training camp, but still experienced certain limitations stemming from his ankle surgery in March. Although Newton missed virtually all of Carolina's offseason activities, he remains on schedule in his recovery, so it's not surprising he's still shy of a 100 percent bill of health. Nonetheless, it's encouraging to see Newton organizing with the Panthers' revamped receivers to quickly build chemistry and make up for lost reps earlier this summer. Expect Newton to push his ankle more as training camp progresses, although his workload could be on the lighter side to get started.(RotoWire, )
Cam Newton
2013 Season
TDS
24
INT
13
YDS
3379
RTG
88.8
Bio
Ht: 6' 5"  Wt: 245  Age: 25
Born: 5/11/1989, College Park, Georgia
College: Auburn
NFL Experience: 4th season
Drafted: 2011 - Rd 1
(1st overall by the Panthers)
Salary: $2,377,318
Injury Status
No reported Injury