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Cam Newton

25-Year-Old Quarterback – Carolina Panthers

2013 Pass/Rush Stats

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3379

TD

24

INT

13

Yds

585

TD

6

2014 Pass/Rush Projections

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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

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Ankle
HT: 6' 5"   WT: 245   DOB: 5/11/1989
College: Auburn  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.

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Newton (ankle) plans to play the entire first half of Friday's preseason game versus the Patriots, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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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
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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
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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

957

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Cam Newton was on the field for 957 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Cam Newton was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 1021 0
2013 957 0

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Cam Newton 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Passing Pass Distance Rushing Fumbles Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
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 Sea 52 0 16 23 69.6% 125 1 0 5.4 1 0 5 38 7.6 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
2 @Buf 79 0 21 38 55.3% 229 2 1 6.0 2 1 4 15 3.8 0 0 0 6 3 1 1 1 0
3 NYG 71 0 15 27 55.6% 223 3 1 8.3 3 1 7 45 6.4 1 0 0 5 2 0 2 1 1
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @Ari 68 0 21 39 53.8% 308 0 3 7.9 4 0 4 25 6.3 0 1 1 4 1 1 1 0 0
6 @Min 65 0 20 26 76.9% 242 3 0 9.3 1 1 9 30 3.3 1 0 0 3 1 1 3 2 0
7 StL 58 0 15 17 88.2% 204 1 0 12.0 2 0 10 26 2.6 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
8 @TB 63 0 23 32 71.9% 221 2 0 6.9 2 0 11 50 4.5 1 0 0 5 2 2 2 2 0
9 Atl 76 0 23 37 62.2% 249 1 2 6.7 4 0 5 22 4.4 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0
10 @SF 66 0 16 32 50.0% 169 0 1 5.3 0 0 8 15 1.9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 NE 57 0 19 28 67.9% 209 3 0 7.5 2 1 7 62 8.9 0 0 0 4 2 0 1 1 0
12 @Mia 71 0 19 38 50.0% 174 1 1 4.6 1 0 7 51 7.3 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0
13 TB 60 0 18 29 62.1% 263 2 2 9.1 3 0 5 68 13.6 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 2 1
14 @NO 63 0 22 34 64.7% 160 1 0 4.7 0 0 6 48 8.0 0 0 0 8 4 3 2 0 0
15 NYJ 64 0 16 24 66.7% 273 1 0 11.4 4 1 7 12 1.7 0 0 0 8 2 2 1 1 0
16 NO 44 0 13 22 59.1% 181 1 1 8.2 3 1 4 6 1.5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Atl 0 0 15 27 55.6% 149 2 1 5.5 0 0 12 72 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs SF 0 0 16 25 64.0% 267 1 2 10.7 0 0 10 54 5.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.56 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.18 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.92 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   33.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.88 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   126 in
ELITE
Bench Press
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Cam Newton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Newton (ankle) made his preseason debut Sunday against the Chiefs, completing 4-of-9 passes for 65 yards while playing nearly the entire first half.

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Newton was understandably rusty at the beginning, throwing incompletions on 5-of-6 passes to start, but he settled down and eventually led the Panthers on two scoring drives. He didn't register a rushing attempt during the game, although his surgically-repaired ankle didn't seem to be a factor.
Coach Ron Rivera indicated that Newton (ankle) is expected to play at least the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Chiefs, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Newton (ankle) will play in next Sunday's preseason game against the Chiefs, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Newton sat out Carolina's opening exhibition contest Friday to further preserve the health of his surgically repaired ankle. However, with the regular season inching closer, the Panthers' signal-caller will start Sunday's second preseason outing. In addition to being cleared for game action, Newton also executed zone-read runs for the first time during training camp on Sunday, when rainy conditions didn't restrict his mobility. Although it's yet to be confirmed, Newton appears to be fairly close to 100 percent healthy and will use Sunday's game to advance the rapport he's building with Carolina's revamped receiving corps.
Newton (ankle) won't play against the Bills on Friday.

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Newton will rest for the preseason opener, as expected. The young signal-caller is still recovering from offseason surgery on his ankle, and his main goal remains being ready for the regular season opener. The Panthers will likely give Derek Anderson, Matt Blanchard and Joe Webb the reps under center in Newton's absence.
Newton (ankle) is not expected to play in Friday's preseason opener against the Bills, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Newton would have likely only played a series or two anyway, so rather than risk aggravating what is now a minor ankle injury, the Panthers seem content to let him sit this one out. As of now, the team still expects him to suit up and start Week 1. In Newton's stead, look for all three of the other Panthers quarterbacks (Derek Anderson, Matt Blanchard and Joe Webb) to see extended run.
Newton's (ankle) status for Friday's preseason opener against the Bills is unclear, though if he does suit up, coach Ron Rivera indicated that the QB would do little more than hand the ball off, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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After participating in some individual drills Thursday and also working with QB coach Ken Dorsey off to the side, Newton rode a cart to the training room in order to undergo scheduled treatment on his ankle with head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion. "R.V. was going to take him up, work on that ankle and see where that ankle exactly is," Rivera noted. "It’s a chance for R.V. to get his hands on (Newton) and really see where Cam is in terms of his progress." Thus far, the quarterback has been limited in training camp, but with no reported setbacks, the goal remains to have Newton at (or around) 100 percent in advance of Week 1.
Newton (ankle) participated in team drills Wednesday for the first time during training camp, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Newton was a full participant in Friday's family scrimmage night, but admitted afterward that he is still short of being 100 percent healthy. Now, with an 11-on-11 session in regular practice, Newton seems to be building his workload after having ankle surgery back in March. While the Panthers' Pro Bowl signal-caller is expected to be ready for the regular season, it's unclear whether he'll suit up for Friday's preseason opener against the Bills. Expect his status to be updated as the week unfolds, but don't be surprised if he's ruled out.
Though he was a full participant in Friday night's practice, Newton (ankle) said afterward that he is still not 100 percent, NFL.com reports.

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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.