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QB Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Player Page

#1 Cam Newton, QB    Fantasy Football Injury Status   Questionable - Shoulder
Carolina Panthers
Height 6' 5"
Weight 245 lbs
Age 29
Birthdate May 11th 1989
College Auburn
Year 2011
Round 1   Pick 1
Season Statistics
2018 Fantasy Points by Week
Recent Games
Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the QB position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Week 15 Projections
Everybody knows that Newton is playing with a tender throwing shoulder. Struggling last week, Newton failed to throw a touchdown pass during a loss to the Cleveland Browns, which was just his second outing of the season without a scoring strike. Don't put the Panthers' loss to Cleveland all on Newton - there was plenty of blame to go around. He should rebound at home versus a New Orleans Saints defense that has permitted the fourth-most passing yards, but Newton is clearly a risky start.
Passsing: 201 Yards, 1 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 28 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
Newton manufactured a fantasy QB3 finish in most fantasy scoring setups this past year - his third top-six campaign in the last five seasons - despite operating with a receiver corps that had been depleted by the mid-season Kelvin Benjamin (Bills) trade and Greg Olsen's injury absence due to foot surgery. Newton finished 15th in attempts, which was very close to his average ranking in that category from 2014 through 2017. Still struggling with accuracy, Newton managed to throw the third-most touchdown strikes of his career. As usual, the NFL's top scrambling quarterback offset his soft passing numbers with fantasy points generated by his legs, setting new career highs in rushing yards and carries. Despite the 29-year-old Newton's style of play, he has missed just three starts in seven years. New Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Norv Turner wants Newton to run. Turner plans to reintroduce the designed quarterback runs and bootlegs, and the deep-ball attack that Carolina used during Newton's outstanding 2015 MVP campaign. The Panthers upgraded his arsenal of weapons, which already included Devin Funchess, a now-healthy Greg Olsen and Christian McCaffrey, by adding dynamic do-it-all rookie D.J. Moore along with veterans Torrey Smith and C.J. Anderson. Moore looks destined for a Week 1 role while Smith will get first crack at the deep-threat job. Despite the change in scheme and beefed up receiver corps, don't expect a huge uptick in passing production because of Newton's accuracy issues. His rushing numbers will give Newton top-10 upside as usual, but it's always a little nerve racking to count on rushing production.

Passing: 603 Yards, 4 TD, 4 INT.
Rushing: 86 Yards, 1 TD.

Player News
Injury Report
Preseason - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 1 - Questionable - Knee
Week 8 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 9 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 10 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 11 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 12 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 13 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 14 - Questionable - Shoulder
Week 15 - Questionable - Shoulder

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