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

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 Lineman Hits Cam Newton With A Fantastic Videobomb

Usually, the mark of a good videobomb is its subtlety, but Panthers lineman Jordan Gross is proof that the art form can also be deployed with a more overt sensibility. Gross's frantic jig was enough to get Cam Newton to forget the question that he had just been asked, so we'll call this videobomb an overall success.… » 5/29/13 3:27pm 5/29/13 3:27pm

A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching… » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

Report: Cam Newton Was A Dick To Some People 10 Months Ago

Remember the Pro Bowl? Of course you don't! But CBS's Pete Prisco does, and he remembers Cam Newton being the only one of six quarterback in the game to actually face a pass rush. So now, after nearly a year of dogged reporting, Prisco's gotten down the bottom of things. It seems Cam Newton was mean to other players… » 12/05/12 5:30pm 12/05/12 5:30pm