Cam Newton Goes Back To School, Appears To Remember Why He Left

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is apparently taking classes at Auburn this semester, and in this particular photo, he didn't look excited about sitting through lectures. » 2/06/15 5:15pm 2/06/15 5:15pm

Cam Newton On Car Crash: "Someone Is Supposed To Be Dead"

Cam Newton left the hospital with his parents yesterday, nearly 24 hours after a scary two-car crash that flipped his truck. Newton was stiff and sore with two small fractures in his back, a Panthers spokesperson said, but "his spirits were high." » 12/11/14 8:59am 12/11/14 8:59am

Cam Newton Hospitalized After Car Wreck 

The Charlotte Observer is reporting that Panthers QB Cam Newton was injured in a two-car crash in the Uptown area of Charlotte today. Newton, whose truck overturned, was stretchered into an ambulance and taken to the hospital. (Update: Per the Panthers, Newton is listed in fair condition and spend the night in the… » 12/09/14 12:56pm 12/09/14 12:56pm

Panthers-Saints Fight Results In Ejection

Carolina tight end Brandon Williams earned an early ejection from today's game for throwing a punch during a fight that happened after the Panthers scored on a short run to take a 17-0 lead against the Saints in New Orleans. » 12/07/14 1:43pm 12/07/14 1:43pm

Cam Newton's Twitter Got Hacked And Then Suspended

Cam Newton's Twitter account was hacked, which isn't surprising since Cam Newton has a history of struggling with technology. The interesting part was that just when you thought the hack was over, the tweets continued. What a twist. » 11/18/14 6:06pm 11/18/14 6:06pm

Carolina Won And Then Lost The Game On Two Huge 4th Quarter Plays

Late in the fourth quarter against the Falcons, Cam Newton and the Panthers were driving, down two, when Newton hit his rookie wideout Kelvin Benjamin for a 17-yard gain, taking Carolina down to the Atlanta 32, within field goal range. It represented the biggest gain in WPA for the week—28 percentage points by the… » 11/17/14 1:00pm 11/17/14 1:00pm

Cam Newton Should Have Just Stayed Down

Watching a primetime blowout like the one the Panthers and Eagles gave us last night is never all that fun, but they are even less fun when they include an increasingly hobbled quarterback getting tortured on national TV. » 11/11/14 9:16am 11/11/14 9:16am

Players Don't Care About NFL Fines, Still Wearing Beats Headphones

Wearing the wrong headphones will cost players $10,000. That's clearly not enough to deter them, and it's a goddamned bargain for this sort of advertising. » 10/12/14 2:47pm 10/12/14 2:47pm

How A GOP Strategist Tells The Panthers To Market Their Stars

Top political strategist Frank Luntz is the man setting Roger Goodell's message, but he's also working with individual teams, including in Washington, Chicago, and Carolina, to market their star players. Below you'll find LuntzGlobal's notes on three Carolina Panthers players and how best to sell them to fans. » 9/23/14 1:03pm 9/23/14 1:03pm

Cam Newton Gives Same Answer Five Times, Talks About "Donkey Kong Suh"

Cam Newton's media session today was entertaining, to say the least. Reporters asked Newton, who was held out of the Panthers' Week 1 game with a rib injury, about his health and a possible contract extension. Taking a page from Arian Foster, the Panthers quarterback pretty much ignored them. » 9/10/14 9:25pm 9/10/14 9:25pm

Cam Newton Has Fractured Rib, Is Questionable For Week 1

An MRI exam yesterday revealed a hairline fracture in one of Panthers QB Cam Newton's ribs, putting him out next weeks' final preseason tune-up, and putting his availability for the start of the regular season in question. » 8/25/14 8:52am 8/25/14 8:52am

What About The Maturation Of Peter King?

The first item in Peter King's latest MMQB column is about Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and "maturation." Specifically, it is about how one of the NFL's most important figures refuses to set aside childish things and instead wallows in a state of doltish adolescence. When, the reader is left to wonder, will Peter… » 8/04/14 1:01pm 8/04/14 1:01pm

Panthers' Shitty Offseason Gets Worse With Cam Newton's Ankle

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo ankle surgery Wednesday. The recovery will keep him sidelined for an estimated four months, another piece of crappy news added to the pile that is Carolina's offseason. » 3/18/14 10:15pm 3/18/14 10:15pm

Little Girl Deals With Loss Of Steve Smith Better Than Crying Brother

The dad taping his son's reaction to the Panthers cutting Steve Smith is certainly rubbing it in a bit—"they fired him,"—and sad sports kids aren't as cute as they used to be, but the real star of the video is the pragmatic sister. » 3/16/14 12:30pm 3/16/14 12:30pm

Ahmad Brooks Flew, Cam Newton Flopped, And We All Laughed

We featured Ahmad Brooks's premature escalation briefly yesterday, but it seems the moment from yesterday's 49ers-Panthers game deserves a bit more inspection. After all, there's not one but two meaningful moments here: the flight of Brooks and the flop of Newton. » 1/13/14 10:30am 1/13/14 10:30am