Found September 13, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has any resentment toward the New Orleans Saints he isn't making it public. Newton downplayed being one of a handful of quarterbacks the NFL said was at the center of the Saints' bounty scandal. He will face New Orleans on Sunday in Charlotte for the first time since the NFL levied fines and suspensions against the Saints. "I'm not going to speak on something that was last year," Newton said, quickly dismissing the topic. "That was last year, and I'm going to keep it at that." Newton said the Panthers have plenty enough incentive this week following their season-opening 16-10 loss Sunday to Tampa Bay. The Panthers were fifth in the league in scoring last season averaging more than 25 points per game, so last week's dud was particularly difficult to swallow. Newton was 23 of 33 for 303 yards passing but was intercepted twice and the Panthers were held to 10 yards rushing, trying a franch...
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