Posted August 04, 2012 on car.scout.com
Cam Newton got a chance to show off for the fans a little at the Carolina Panthers Fan Fest on Saturday. However, coach Ron Rivera said there was a bigger message for the Panthers during the annual fan appreciation day.
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