Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 9/19/12

When the Carolina Panthers used the first overall pick of the 2o11 draft on Cam Newton, they expected him to perform immediately. Newton set the stats board on fire making fantasy owners ecstatic as he cruised to Rookie of the Year honors. The Panthers however; were hampered by the worst defensive line in the league and only managed to win 6, missing the playoffs for the third year in a row. Dismal as a 6-10 record may be, it was a marked improvement for a team that went 2 and 14 the year before. The 2012 Panthers want to make one thing very clear this year, the only victories they are interested in won’t be happening on a computer.… Read more

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