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1 Cam Newton QB

Carolina Panthers

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Panther QB Cam Newton: Mega contract won't alter style of play
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is set in his ways. He'll continue to play the same way he's always done it, regardless of the five-year, $103.8 million extension he signed with the team, per NFL.com.

"Nothing about this contract changes my approach to the game," Newton said. "I'm still going to be the person who's willing to win at all costs, but I have to understand what I mean to this team. We always have talks -- coach (Ron) Rivera and I, as well as Mr. (Dave) Gettleman -- about playing smart and being smart when I'm on the field. And I feel like I've done a great job to this point and will be more mindful of the hits that I take when running, and make this process go smoothly."

Newton gets hit more than any other quarterback in the NFL -- he's been hit 578 times since 2011 -- but a huge part of what makes him special is his ability to scramble and keep plays alive.

"He's going to play the way he does, and that's what you expect," coach Ron Rivera said. "In the back of your mind, it's not about the money. Somebody asked me, do you think the money will change him? I said no, he already had money. He had the rookie contract and all the endorsements. It ain't gonna change him.

"But knock on wood with something like that."

Newton threw for 3,127 yards and 18 touchdowns while leading his team to the playoffs last season.

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Panthers sign QB Cam Newton to five-year extension
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The rumored deal in the works between the Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton has become a reality, CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora has reported.

The five-year extension is for $103.8 million with $60 million guaranteed. Newton will earn $67 million in the first three years of the contract.

Newton has not been spectacular statistically, but he has been consistently productive. He has thrown between 18 and 24 touchdown passes in each of his four seasons with Charlotte and has averaged 5.5 yards per carry.

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Report: QB Cam Newton, Panthers close to long-term deal
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

The Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton are close to a long-term contract extension that will keep the quarterback in the fold until 2020, per The Charlotte Observer

Newton is scheduled to make more than $14 million this season after the club picked up his fifth-year option, but the new contract, which could be completed as early as Monday, would reportedly pay him nearly $20 million.

Newton has thrown for 82 touchdowns and 54 interceptions in his four-year career, leading the Panthers to the postseason each of the last two seasons. 

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Rivera on Newton's fundamentals: 'Not as sound as he needs to be'
by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

For Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to take the next step in his development, he must continue to improve his fundamentals, coach Ron Rivera told reporters.

"I'd like to see him continue to work on his position-specific skills ... his technique, his throwing motion," Rivera said at the NFL owners meeting, per ESPN.com. "He relies so much on his great athleticism that sometimes he's not as sound as he needs to be on his fundamentals.

"That's the next step in being sound in everything he does."

Entering his fifth season, Newton has a career completion percentage of 59.5.

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Panthers not concerned about lack of new contract affecting QB Cam Newton
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is set to play out the last year of his current contract in 2015. Although the team would like to sign him to an extension, head coach Ron Rivera doesn't think it will be a distraction, reports the Charlotte Observer.

When asked if Newton could have the franchise tag placed on him in 2016, Rivera said he hopes it doesn't come to that.

"Personally, yes I would," Rivera said when asked if he wants the negotiations to wrap up before the season.

"But they have a timetable, both sides do I imagine. Both sides have a plan and hopefully we can all get everything worked out together."

Rivera continued making it clear that he's not worried about Newton's performance on the field if an extension isn't worked out right away.

"I think our quarterback is a smart, savvy young man, understands the dynamics of the game," he said. "I think he's the kind of guy who's able to focus on certain aspects of the game and put things aside. Obviously, that's a work in progress right now."

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Schedule
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2011Carolina Panthers161651731060.040517.8491211735/26065984.5
2012Carolina Panthers161648528057.738697.9882191236/244571186.2
2013Carolina Panthers161647329261.733797.1479241343/33633788.8
2014Carolina Panthers141444826258.531276.9851181238/30037482.1
TOTAL62621923114459.5144267.50918254152/11401923185.4
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2011Carolina Panthers16161267065.64914651
2012Carolina Panthers16161277415.8728949
2013Carolina Panthers16161115855.3566245
2014Carolina Panthers14141035395.2225245
TOTAL626246725715.5723319190
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2011Carolina Panthers161612727.0270101
2012Carolina Panthers161606---60000
2013Carolina Panthers161600---00000
2014Carolina Panthers141400---00000
TOTAL626213333.0270101
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2011Carolina Panthers1611.000000.0000
2012Carolina Panthers1600.000000.0000
2013Carolina Panthers1622.000000.0000
2014Carolina Panthers1422.000000.0000
TOTAL6255.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2011Carolina Panthers1652030030
2012Carolina Panthers16103030030
2013Carolina Panthers1631010010
2014Carolina Panthers1495030030
TOTAL62271101000100
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Height/Weight:
6-5/245
Birthdate:
5/11/1989
Age:
26
Hometown:
Atlanta, GA, USA
School:
Auburn
NFL Experience:
5
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
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