Found August 03, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Carolina Panthers surprised a lot of teams due to the leadership of 2011 NFL Rookie of the Year, quarterback Cam Newton. Newton shaped the defensive-minded Panthers into an unlikely offensive force despite having a 6-10 record. Can lightning strike twice for Newton, as he gets into his sophomore season as an NFL starter? Here are three questions heading into training camp. How can you sustain Newton? The last time the NFC South has seen such a running force from the position was former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, now currently with the Philadelphia Eagles. Newton set the single-season record for most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 14 while amassing 706 rushing yards. Newton's arm is as dangerous as his legs. While Vick's tenure with the Falcons was marred with criticism from his lack of passing accuracy, Newton set the NFL record for most passing yards by a rookie with 4,051. He also achieved a 21:17 touchdown-to-interception ratio and made th...
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