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Nicked-up Newton practices, looking OK to play vs. Bucs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton took to the practice field for the first time Monday since sustaining a hairline rib fracture on Aug. 22, a positive sign the Panthers quarterback will play in Sunday's season opener against the Buccaneers. "(Newton) looked good," said Panthers head coach Ron Rivera. "He threw a few more passes than we expected. Today, he came out...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera confident Cam Newton will play this week

actionsports/bigstock.com Panthers head coach Ron Rivera remains confident that Cam Newton will be able to play in their season opener as he continues to recover from a rib injury. Rivera: I am still confident Cam will start vs. Tampa Bay. — Steve Reed (@SteveReedAP) September 1, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Kick the Tires on Stephen Hill

In need of more receiver talent for quarterback Cam Newton, the Carolina Panthers reportedly brought former New York Jets second-round pick Stephen Hill in for a workout on Monday.  Former #Jets WR Stephen Hill is working out for the #Panthers today, source confirmed. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 1, 2014 Hill was released by the Jets as part of their final cuts over the...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to the practice field wearing an oversized flak jacket designed to provide added protection for his fractured ribs. Newton smiled and even stopped to pose for a picture Monday with his newly enhanced armor before walking into practice, throwing passes and going through drills as normal. It was the Newton's first practice...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Cam Newton Remain a Top 5 Fantasy QB?

In terms of fantasy football, when I think of Cam Newton, the voice of Rodney Dangerfield floods my consciousness and all I hear is, “I get no respect, no respect at all!” Well, to say he gets “no respect” is a bit of a stretch, but he definitely doesn’t get what is owed to him after what I can only speculate is one of the best three-season starts to a fantasy football...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

What are the odds for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opener vs. Carolina?

Real football is just eight days away and we couldn’t be more excited. This year the Tampa Bay Buccaneers open their season at home against the division rival Carolina Panthers. Last year the Bucs got off to a woeful 0-8 start that made it clear major changes had to be made. So in the offseason the team underwent a major overhaul. There’s a new head coach in Lovie Smith, a new...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Panthers' Whittaker be a Major Contributor?

After these last three preseason games, Whittaker is the player that has stuck out to me the most. He looks like an undrafted rookie playing his tail off trying to make the team. After going undrafted out of Texas, he spend the 2012 season on the Cardinals practice squad. They let him go, and he started the 2013 season in San Diego, playing in their first three games before moving...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: I'll start Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers despite fracturing his ribs last week. Newton was injured during Friday night's 30-7 preseason loss at New England. He will not play at Pittsburgh on Thursday night. "There's no doubt in my mind,'' Newton said Wednesday. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: 'No doubt' Cam Newton plays Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been working his way back to full strength after offseason ankle surgery, but there was no concern about his status for the start of the season. That changed dramatically last Friday night, as an awkward hit from New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins left Newton with a hairline fracture in his ribs.Official word on Newton's...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

"No Doubt" Cam Newton Plays Week 1

According to the Charlotte Observer's Joe Person, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said there's "no doubt" Cam Newton will play Week 1 despite his rib injury.Fantasy Spin:Newton has a hairline fracture in a few of his ribs, but normally, quarterbacks can play through this type of injury. Rivera also added that the zone-read will still be in play despite the injury...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: ‘No doubt’ I’ll be ready for Week 1

Exhale, Panthers fans. Your franchise quarterback will be under center on Sept. 7. Per the Charlotte Observer, Cam Newton, who's dealing with cracked ribs, affirmed he'll be ready for the regular season opener in Tampa Bay. “There’s no doubt in my mind,” Newton said. “I’m just going to worry about things that I can control. I’m going to continue to come in...
Via Helmet2Helmet
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton says ‘there’s no doubt’ he’ll start Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Wednesday that “there’s no doubt” he will be starting when the Panthers open the regular season on September 7 at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Newton suffered a rib injury in the team’s Week 3 preseason game against the New England Patriots on August 22. “My body feels better. It’s been a great process,” Newton said. “There...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton slips in QB 1-32 rankings, still near top-15

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Cam Newton: “No doubt in my mind” ill be ready for week one

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn’t have any doubt  that he’s be ready to go for their season opener against the Buccaneers after recently suffering a fractured rib. Cam: "No doubt in my mind" he'll play vs Bucs. — Joe Person (@josephperson) August 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'};...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Panthers' Newton (ribs): No doubt for opener

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who suffered a hairline fracture to his ribs, said Wednesday he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Newton was injured during Friday night's 30-7 preseason loss at New England. He will not play in Thursday night's exhibition finale at Pittsburgh. "There's no doubt in my...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton says he'll be ready to play in Week 1

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Cam Newton expects to be ready for the Panthers Sept. 7 regular season opener against Tampa Bay. ''There's no doubt in my mind.,'' Newton said Wednesday. ''I'm going to worry about things that I can control and come in and get in as much treatment as possible so that my body will be 100 percent.'' Carolina's fourth...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton says 'there's no doubt' he'll be ready for Week 1

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton says he feels great and "there's no doubt" in his mind he'll be ready to play in the Panthers season opener Sept. 7 against Tampa Bay. Carolina's fourth-year quarterback is recovering from a hairline fracture to multiple ribs and says he's improving with each day. Newton says, "I'm moving forward and trying to...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Stock Watch: Kelvin Benjamin

NFL Stock Watch Kelvin Benjamin Kelvin Benjamin looks to be Cam Newton‘s new favorite target in Carolina. After this last offseason it was apparent that somebody on the roster would have to emerge as the no go-to pass-catcher for the Panthers. In the offseason the Panthers parted ways with WRs Steve Smith, Brandon LaFell, Tedd Ginn, and Domenik Hixon. It left Newton with TE Greg...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: Cam Newton suffered fractured rib

Cam Newton, quarterback of the Carolina Panthers, was injured Friday Night vs. the New England Patriots. He suffered a fractured rib on a play where he slid and Jamie Collins, Patriots linebacker, jumped on top of him. After the play Newton went back to the huddle, and then he sort of fell to the ground and took a knee. The injury sustained led to him coming out of the game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Watch - Hairline Fracture In Ribs

The Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is banged up as we near the start of the 2014 NFL season. Not only is he dealing with an ankle injury, but Newton also has a hairline fracture in his ribs. He will sit out the final preseason game, and coach Ron Rivera is hopeful he can play in the Panthers week 1 game.#135508464 / gettyimages.comThese are two injuries that will limit Newton...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins Broke Cam Newton’s Rib In Patriots-Panthers Preseason Game (GIF)

Cam Newton will miss the Carolina Panthers’ final preseason game because of a jarring hit from New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins. Newton suffered a hairline fracture to one of his ribs after Collins hit the Panthers quarterback on a scramble late in the second quarter of Carolina’s preseason game against the Patriots.   Newton missed one play and reentered the...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton has a fractured rib

With the NFL regular season only days away,  the Panthers announced that quarterback Cam Newton has a fractured rib. Cam Newton has hairline fracture in rib; #Panthers optimistic he'll be ready for Week 1: http://t.co/xlUHYyMgCS pic.twitter.com/e32PJnlNfq — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) August 24, 2014 “This morning he came in and he was very, very sore,” said Panthers...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Panthers rushing Cam? QB has a fractured rib now

Are the Panthers Rushing their franchise quarterback to get him back on the field as quickly as possible? Well that move could’ve cost the team another setback. X-rays following Friday night’s game came back negative. An injury originally thought to be a contusion in Newton’s back has now been identified as the fractured rib. Rivera […] The post Are the Panthers rushing...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton dealing with a fractured rib

There are certain things that fans of the Carolina Panthers do not want to hear. You know--things like Jerry Jones is the new owner,  no beer at home games, ticket prices are being doubled, and that their quarterback is injured and is going to miss some time.But if they have to hear any the last one is the one they want to hear the least, but sadly that is indeed the case.@_MarcusD_...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers QB Newton has hairline rib fracture

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera says quarterback Cam Newton has a hairline fracture in his ribs and will miss the team's final preseason game. Rivera says he's expects Newton to be ready for the team's Sept. 7 regular season opener against Tampa Bay. Newton was hit after scrambling from the pocket in Carolina's preseason game Friday night against New...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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