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Cam Newton

25-Year-Old Quarterback – Carolina Panthers

2014 Pass/Rush Stats

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Newton is one of the most talented quarterbacks in the league, so it's been frustrating to see Carolina do such a poor job of surrounding him with playmakers at the receiver position. That frustration...

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2014 ADP:  68.44

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Bye Week:  12

HT: 6' 5"   WT: 245   DOB: 5/11/1989  College: Auburn  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Cam Newton Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, fully guaranteed, $22 million contract with Carolina in July of 2011.

September 28, 2014  –  Cam Newton News

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Newton completed 14-of-25 passes for 197 yards and one touchdown Sunday against the Ravens.

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Cam Newton NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2011 22 Car 16 310 517 60.0% 4051 21 17 7.8 64 8 3 3 2 126 706 5.6 14 5 2
2012 23 Car 16 280 485 57.7% 3869 19 12 8.0 57 11 3 0 0 127 741 5.8 8 10 3
2013 24 Car 16 292 473 61.7% 3379 24 13 7.1 32 6 0 0 0 111 585 5.3 6 3 1
2014 25 Car 3 60 94 63.8% 728 3 0 7.7 6 0 0 0 0 8 33 4.1 0 2 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Cam Newton Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2011 22 Car 16 25.2 25.3 25.2 84.5 253 4.1 3.3 35 66 22 10 32 19 13
2012 23 Car 16 22.1 22.1 22.1 86.2 242 3.9 2.5 36 59 31 10 26 20 10
2013 24 Car 16 20.4 20.4 20.4 88.8 211 5.1 2.7 43 61 21 12 18 12 2
2014 25 Car 3 14.8 14.8 14.8 98.2 243 3.2 0.0 9 4 1 0 1 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Cam Newton – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2014

Cam Newton was on the field for 122 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Cam Newton was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 1021 0
2013 957 0
2014 122 0
Cam Newton 2014 Game Log
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Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @TB
2 Det 67 0 22 34 64.7% 281 1 0 8.3 5 0 4 19 4.8 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 1 0
3 Pit 55 0 24 35 68.6% 250 1 0 7.1 1 0 2 7 3.5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Bal 0 0 14 25 56.0% 197 1 0 7.9 0 0 2 7 3.5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Chi
6 @Cin
7 @GB
8 Sea
9 NO
10 @Phi
11 Atl
12 BYE Bye Week
13 @Min
14 @NO
15 TB
16 Cle
17 @Atl

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Cam Newton  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   245 lbs
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40-Yard Dash:   4.56 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.18 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.92 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   33.75 in
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Hand Length:   9.88 in
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Vertical Jump:   35 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   126 in
ELITE
Bench Press
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Carolina Panthers Team Injury Report
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DeAndre Presley  PUP-R
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Cam Newton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Newton completed 24-of-35 passes for 250 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 37-19 loss to the Steelers. He also lost a fumble and ran for seven yards on two carries.

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Newton (ribs) didn't appear on the Panthers' injury report Wednesday, the team's official site reports.

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While Newton's healing ribs aren't hindering his practice participation, owners should keep an eye on his game play in the coming weeks to ensure the ailment is behind him. In his debut Sunday versus the Lions, he was crisp, completing 22-of-34 passes for 281 yards and one touchdown, while dashing on four occasions for 19 yards. No matter, he may find the going tough this coming Sunday against the Steelers' seventh-ranked pass defense, which has allowed 186 yards per game through two outings.
Newton (ribs) completed 22-of-34 passes for 281 yards and one touchdown, while also rushing four times for 19 yards in Sunday's win over the Lions.

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Newton (ribs) is active for Sunday's game against the Lions.

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Newton may have a bit more armor in place to protect his healing ribs, but the dual threat is taking the field, after participating fully in practice all week. In his sole career matchup versus Detroit in 2011, he tossed a career-high four picks, but offset the mishaps with 280 yards passing and three touchdowns, two of them on the ground.
Newton (ribs) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Lions, and coach Ron Rivera said there's "no doubt" Newton will start, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.

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Newton sat out last week's victory over the Buccaneers while completing his recovery from a hairline fracture in his ribs, but he practiced fully all three days this week and is ready to make his season debut in Week 2.
Newton (ribs) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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According to Steve Reed of the Associated Press, Newton stated in Wednesday's post-practice news conference that he's "absolutely" ready to start Sunday against the Lions, which was backed up by his full workload. Barring a setback, which would only occur via a hit, expect him to be under center in Week 2.
Newton (ribs) said after Wednesday's practice that he'll "absolutely" start Sunday's game against the Lions, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.

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Newton's enthusiasm is an encouraging sign, but his practice participation Wednesday remains unknown. Still, he began drills in full pads, which signified the growing health of his cracked ribs. Expect his availability for Week 2 to be evident by week's end.
Newton (ribs) entered Wednesday's practice in full pads, NFL.com reports.

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Newton (ribs) is expected to practice Wednesday and start in Week 2 against the Lions, Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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2014

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2013

Newton has been such a controversial and oft-discussed quarterback it's easy to forget he's been in the NFL for only two years. Newton failed to improve upon his stellar rookie year, compiling fewer passing yards, passing touchdowns and rushing touchdowns in 2012. As a result, he scored 88 fewer fantasy points, leading many to claim he was a bust. Nonetheless, he still threw for nearly 4,000 yards, turned in improved efficiency at 8.0 YPA, decreased his interceptions to 12 and managed to run for more than 700 yards and eight scores. No matter how you slice it, that's one heck of a season for any passer, especially one in his second year in the league. We shouldn't let Newton's abnormal rookie stats cloud our judgment of just how productive he was in his sophomore campaign. One of the easiest ways for Newton's fantasy performance to improve is simply by throwing the ball more often – something that could very well happen this year. Newton's 485 passing attempts ranked him only 19th in the NFL last year. If that total jumps to around 550, you're looking at a player who could easily lead the league in fantasy points. On top of all that, you can expect Newton's rushing totals to remain steady. Quarterback rushing totals are the most consistent of all fantasy football stats – one reason Newton was actually able to improve upon his 706 rushing yards as a rookie. Newton also had 14 carries inside the opponent's five-yard line in 2012 and converted seven for scores, so you can expect the Panthers will keep calling his number from in close.

2012

After he completed just 42.1 percent of his passes and averaged just 5.3 yards per attempt in the preseason, Newton’s total of 854 yards and three touchdowns passing and 71 yards and two touchdowns rushing in Weeks 1 and 2 couldn’t have been much more shocking. If there were something more shocking, it was that he hardly slowed down. Newton was too big, fast and strong to be contained as a runner, and he showed surprising accuracy and instincts as a passer, nearly becoming an NFL offense unto himself. By season’s end he threw for 4,051 yards (7.8 YPA), 21 touchdowns and 17 interceptions, while running for 706 yards (5.6 YPC) and 14 touchdowns. It wouldn’t surprise us if Newton were to regress slightly as a fantasy option, particularly due to a drop in rushing scores, but it’s also reasonable to expect some improvement from him as a passer in Year 2. Consider that Newton’s No. 2 WR from last year was Legedu Naanee, who finished 2011 with just 44 catches for 467 yards and a touchdown. The development of young wideouts Brandon LaFell and David Gettis could help Newton’s passing numbers improve, as could the addition of fourth-round wide receiver pick Joe Adams.

2011

With a huge arm, a big build and 4.59 speed, Newton’s potential is off the charts. But his one starting season in Division I was in Auburn’s one-read option offense, meaning Newton has next to no familiarity with the NFL tasks ahead of him. For that reason, it’s tough to see him winning the starting spot this year. But it’s also tough to see Jimmy Clausen going a full season without getting benched. Newton's only other competition is veteran Derek Anderson and it would be very surprising to see Anderson get the call before Newton. If he does get an extended run of playing time, he’s worth a look thanks to his running ability.