Found October 31, 2011 on Midwest Sports Fans:
How many teams would trade their current QB, right now, for Cam Newton? This is a question I’ve been thinking about a lot over the past several weeks, as I continue to be more and more impressed (and surprised) by how well Cam Newton is transitioning to the NFL in his first season. Cam Newton’s Impressive Start Frankly, I did not think that Newton was going to become a good NFL quarterback. I certainly did not think it would happen this quickly. But this is why I blog about the NFL in my underpants while typing with Cheetos-stained fingers and other people get paid to scout and draft players*. * – Of course, plenty of people who do not blog about the NFL in their underpants with Cheetos-stained fingers, and who get paid to scout players, agreed with my assessment about Newton. This just goes to show how inexact a science scouting quarterbacks can be. Except for this guy. As good as he’s been,nobody is ready to put Cam Newton into Canton yet. It takes more than 8 statistic...

Panthers QB Newton answers critics in a big way

(By Joseph Person, Cam Newton does not have a bulletin board or a file filled with quotes from the draft analysts who questioned whether the Panthers rookie quarterback was ready for the NFL.For one thing, there wouldn't be room for all the negative critiques.

Newton, Ponder don't look like rookies

(By Scott Fowler, Two rookie quarterbacks. Two quarterback ratings over 100. Four combined touchdown passes, no combined interceptions. I'd say the future is pretty bright for both Cam Newton and Minnesota's Christian Ponder. The Panthers continued the nice tradition of handing touchdown balls to kids in the end zones at Bank of America Stadium...

Ponder's Vikings top Newton's Panthers 24-21

The Minnesota Vikings were desperate for a victory and rookie Christian Ponder delivered, with a little help from NFL-leading rusher Adrian Peterson. Ponder won his matchup with fellow rookie Cam Newton, throwing for 236 yards and a touchdown to lift the Vikings to a 24-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Peterson had 162 yards from scrimmage and scored two touchdowns...

Newton passing is Rivera's first priority

(By Joseph Person, Ron Rivera wants to run the ball... in time.But the first priority for the Panthers' coach is to continue developing rookie quarterback Cam Newton, who is on pace to break Peyton Manning's rookie record for passing yardage.

Minnesota Vikings 24, Carolina Panthers 21

Olindo Mare missed a 31-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in the game, sealing the Panthers’ fate yesterday!  Cam Newton had another sold game as he completed 22 of 35 passes for 290 yards with 3 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 6 times for 53 yards (8.8 ypc) in this game.  Newton wasn’t perfect though as he did lose two fumbles that were costly.  Jonathan...

First quarter blog: Vikings 7, Panthers 0

The Panthers had an awful start, giving up a 78-yard return to Marcus Sherels on the opening kickoff. Carolina dodged a bullet when the defense held and Ryan Longwell pulled a 45-yard field goal attempt wide right. But they could not keep the Vikings out of the end zone after quarterback Cam Newton fumbled on the Panthers' first offensive play. Jared Allen recovered at the Panthers...

Rookie QBs collide as Vikings visit Panthers

By JEFF BARTL, STATS WriterThe Carolina Panthers aren't having an ideal season, but the play of Cam Newton is providing a bright outlook for the future. The Minnesota Vikings hope to have the same feeling now that they've turned to Christian Ponder. The rookies square off when Carolina hosts Minnesota on Sunday. Newton, the No. 1 overall pick and Heisman Trophy winner...

Who Let Me Down for Week 8

With Week 8 in the books, it is time to do my weekly, who let me down blog.  Like most of this season, the list is short and sweet.  This weekend I went 10-2 and for the season I have improved to 87-28 (.757).  I still have my critics and I still have my readers, listeners, and commenters that think that is not good enough.  You know what, they are right!!!  Even though I have...

Key Moments: Minnesota Vikings 24, Carolina Panthers 21

(By Joseph Person, 13:26 left in the first quarterOn Panthers' first offensive snap, E.J. Henderson sacks Cam Newton, who loses the ball. Vikings DE Jared Allen recovers and returns it 5 yards to the Panthers' 16. Vikings score a touchdown two plays later.

Best Fantasy Football Performances in Week 8

A mix of exciting youngsters and grizzled veterans had breakout games in Week 8 of the 2011 fantasy football season. We saw a number of upsets and a few great games. Here’s a look at the best fantasy football performances of Week 8. QB Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers The Panthers rookie continues to dazzle. He finished with three touchdown passes, 290 yards passing and even added...
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