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QB Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Player Page

#1 Cam Newton, QB    Fantasy Football Injury Status   Out - Foot
Carolina Panthers
Height 6' 5"
Weight 245 lbs
Age 30
Birthdate May 11th 1989
College Auburn
Year 2011
Round 1   Pick 1
Season Statistics
2019 Fantasy Points by Week
Last Game
Strength of Schedule
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Fantasy Analysis
Week 3 Projections
At last check late Wednesday morning, the playing status of Newton (foot) was unknown. During the Panthers' Week 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Newton re-aggravated the same (left) foot that he injured during the preseason. Despite struggling with accuracy, Newton is ranked a respectable 12th in passing yards, but he has tossed no touchdown passes. Newton also has carried just five times for minus-two yards and zero touchdowns, which clearly brings his health into question. If Newton receives medical clearance to play, he'd be a dicey start despite a get-right matchup versus a Patrick Peterson-less Arizona Cardinals defense that has surrendered the fourth-most passing yards, the fifth-most touchdown passes and the second-most quarterback fantasy points.

Season Projections
A part of the MVP conversation and the fantasy QB4 through the first 13 weeks of the 2018 regular season, Newton eventually succumbed to a nagging throwing shoulder injury that forced the Panthers to bench him for the team's final two meaningless contests of the year. Before the injury took a toll, Newton displayed new-found precision as a passer, hitting on a career-high 67.9 percent of his throws and setting new career highs in passing yards per game (242.5) and completions. Newton is coming off his second throwing shoulder surgery in the last three years. According to media reports, he has regained full strength in the shoulder and will be a full-go for training camp. Newton's passing skills are improved, but his collection of playmakers looks average at best with speedsters D.J. Moore and receiving back extraordinaire Christian McCaffrey leading the way. If 34-year-old Greg Olsen, a Newton favorite, struggles with injuries for the third year in a row, Olsen's backup, Ian Thomas, would have low-end TE1 upside as a fill-in starter. Rushing production remains the key to the 30-year-old Newton's fantasy success, and it doesn't look like the thickly built signal caller is going to dial back his scrambling anytime soon. Newton finished in the top three in carries, rushing yards and rushing touchdowns among quarterbacks during six of his eight NFL campaigns. He has never missed more than two games in a season, usually willing to play through nagging injuries. Newton is still one of the NFL's top dual-threat signal callers and a surefire top-10 guy if he stays reasonably healthy.

Passing: 3149 Yards, 18 TD, 12 INT.
Rushing: 445 Yards, 4 TD.

Player News
Injury Report
Preseason - Out - Foot
Week 1 - Questionable - Foot
Week 3 - Out - Foot

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