Found May 20, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
It’s hard to look at Cam Newton’s success with the Carolina Panthers and not try to compare him to Michael Vick. No other quarterback in the league can do what Newton can do with both his arm and his feet but Newton has qualities that are already setting him apart from Vick. The most obvious
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