Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/30/12
Dear Jason: Thanks for making it look like I knew what I was talking about in 2003 when I unfairly dragged Donovan McNabb into a controversy I created to hype my multi-million-dollar radio show. Love the NFL Truths. Wish I knew football and cultural issues as well as you. Rush Your NFL Truths for Week 9: 10. It's not a coincidence that Cam Newton made significant progress last week. A competitor is inspired by criticism. After throwing a game-changing, pick-6 interception in the fourth quarter on Sunday against the Bears, Newton marched the Panthers 53 yards in 11 plays for a go-ahead field goal. Panthers WR Steve Smith dropped a would-be, go-ahead TD catch. Smith also fell down on Newton's pick-6. In the postgame news conference after the Panthers' 23-22 loss, Newton sounded and looked like a leader rather than a crybaby looking to deflect blame. Was he perfect on Sunday? No. When a teammate bailed him out with a fumble recovery in the end zone, Newton didn't stick aroun...
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