Found December 08, 2011 on Inside The Panthers:
While recent comments by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton may have caused a stir among some, what Newton said didn't bother head coach Ron Rivera. "To me, the thing I like about it more than anything is it's important, it really is," Rivera said. "It's the old saying that if you didn't put your heart into it, it wouldn't hurt. He does. He puts everything into it. "To me, there is no issue. I still struggle when I hear people talking about the stuff with that and the towel and that stuff, it doesn't make sense to me." Rivera said he didn't hear Newton say some players were more willing to accept losing than the rookie from Auburn. "I didn't hear any of that," Rivera said. "Cam's approach to everything is 100 percent. You have to understand who he is. He is a young man that just doesn't like to lose." During an interview with ESPN the Magazine, Newton spoke about his desire to win and his frustration w...

Video: Cam Newton’s ESPN The Magazine Interview

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Why the Falcons will beat the Panthers

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Video: Falcons prepare for Newton

D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports from the Falcons practice facility on preparing for Cam Newton and the Panthers. –D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog Get instant updates on Twitter at AJCFalcons and you can join the Facebook Fan page at AJC Falcons.

Heisman Comparison: Cam Newton (2010) vs. Robert Griffin III (2011)

The 2011 Heisman Trophy will be awarded on Saturday night at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, New York, NY.  The five finalists will be Montee Ball (Wisconsin), Robert Griffin III (Baylor), Andrew Luck (Stanford), Tyrann Mathieu (LSU) (#HoneyBadger), and Trent Richardson (Alabama).  Cam or RG III?  Cam Newton- the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner,  2010 National Champion...

Report: Will Muschamp contacts Mike Shula about offensive coordinator opening

Mike Shula coaching Jimmy Clausen (left) and Cam Newton (right) during training camp. (AP photo) Within 24 hours after Florida lost offensive coordinator Charlie Weis to Kansas, Gators coach Will Muschamp contacted Mike Shula about replacing him, the Gainesville Sun reported today. The Sun wrote that Muschamp and Shula have spoken about the job and that he appears to be Florida...

If You had Michael Oher's Number, You'd Do this Too

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