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From our standpoint, Cam Newton had a phenomenal rookie season for the Panthers last year. Critics who said Newton would never be more than an above average NFL starter were silenced almost instantly, as he rewrote the rookie record books and became one of the most dynamic offensive threats in the NFC. Rather than growing content after a great start to his NFL career, Newton is instead focusing on how to improve his weaknesses from 2011.
“I was very immature,” Newton told Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports during a recent interview. “I’ll be the first one to tell you, the pouting and the moping, I kind of overdid it. I know that. I was a bad teammate. I shut off to some people who gave unbelievable effort. … That’s where I have to mature.”
Despite the shots that people like Alex Smith will take at Newton, he’s done everything to prove he is a winner since taking over in Carolina. Sure, the Panthers finished with a 6-10 record last season, but they had the No. 1 overall pick in the draft la...
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Despite having what was arguably the best season by a rookie QB in NFL history, the second year Panthers signal caller says that he still has a lot of growing up to do.
Last week, Alex Smith caused some controversy when it seemed to most sports reporters that he was taking a shot at Cam Newton. Once it got out what Smith said, Carolina Panther fans started defending Cam as well and the whole thing got blown out of proportion really quickly. Now for those who don’t know what Alex
Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton told Yahoo! Sports that he was a bad teammate during a his Rookie of the Year 2011 season, mainly because he had a difficult time adjusting to a 6-10 season. "I was very immature," Newton told Yahoo! of his reaction after losses. "I'll be the first one to tell you, the pouting and the moping, I kind of overdid it...
In 2011, Cam Newton took the league by storm, setting records and accomplishing unprecedented feats in a spectacular rookie campaign that’ll be hard to top.
According to the Panthers’ dynamic quarterback, however, it all was overshadowed by a few self-proclaimed character flaws.
Newton told Yahoo! Sports’ Jason Cole that immaturity made him a “bad teammate” to be around...
Cam Newton had a record breaking rookie season, breaking Peyton Manning’s rookie passing yards record and shattering the all-time single season quarterback rushing touchdown record. He also brought the Panthers back from irrelevance, helping them to a 6-10 record despite awful defense, and giving them a lot of hope for the future. Possibly most importantly, he silenced all the...
Cam Newton broke several NFL records his rookie year, playing for the Carolina Panthers. But there is one area that he feels he failed in. In a recent interview with Yahoo, Cam speaks about how he wasn’t the greatest teammate. “I was very immature,” Newton said when asked about his sometimes moody reaction as losses [...]
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