Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/4/13
When it comes to Cam Newton, most people want to focus on his negatives more than all the positives he has to offer.   Let’s face it; the national media has been tough on Newton, coining him a cry baby hot head and stating that he doesn’t know how to be a leader.  This year people will be talking about Cam Newton as a top quarterback in the NFL; a true leader and the future of the Carolina Panthers.From a fantasy football perspective, Cam Newton will get you the points because he can do it all. The first two years of his NFL career are the best two years on record as far as quarterbacks are concerned. Not only has Newton thrown for 7,920 yards and 40 TDs, he has also rushed for 1,447 yards and 22 touchdowns. Sure, some say he didn’t perform up to expectations in his 2nd year, but if you dissect the numbers, Newton is becoming a smarter quarterback, cutting his interceptions down to 12 from 17 in his first season. If you compare his stats from 2011 to 2012, they are very similar in m...
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