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Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

Posted on: May 25, 2011 9:54 am
Edited on: May 25, 2011 10:44 am
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Posted by Will Brinson

Cam Newton's cool new photos are awesome enough to warrant a spot as my Twitter avatar right now. However, the Panthers top pick isn't letting that go to his head and, fortunately, is planning on joining his teammates in voluntary workouts.

The informal sessions are expected to begin next week in Charlotte, and Newton will be there along with his teammates. Interestingly though -- per Joe Pearson of the Charlotte Observer -- it appears his two agents, Tony Paige and Bus Cook, are a little at odds as to whether or not the No. 1 overall should be working out sans contract.

"When you're a rookie, especially as a quarterback, it's good to work on timing. But (it's) mainly getting around your teammates," Paige said. "I think Cam is excited about getting to know his teammates. Typically by now, he would know everybody."

Cook took a much different tone.

"I know it's non-contact and all that, but hypothetically if they get hurt - especially if it's season-ending or career-ending ... it could have a big impact," Cook said.
Entertaining/Iconing

Yes it could. Like, for instance, having everyone in the South who cares about pro football just giving up and going back to rooting for the Redskins or Falcons.

It would also make Newton the single-biggest bust in the history of the NFL Draft, which is saying something.

But despite all of those concerns, the actual probability of Newton suffering a career-ending injury is pretty low. And certainly low enough to warrant Newton getting in some work with his teammates and eliminating any perception that he might be a diva who's more concerned with endorsements, etc., than he is with making an immediate impact as a football player.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 8, 2012 7:21 am
 

Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

Amazing post. I entirely concur for all brands of issues java end up with prepared.


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Posted on: December 3, 2011 12:04 am
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Since: May 26, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 8:34 pm
 

Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

if all of the panthers put forth the effort that mike goodson does the team would have
been atop the nfc south last year. he may not have gain alot but he gave 150% on every play.
all panthers should watch the film on him and put forth the effort he does. he needs their help.
one man cannot give it all he's got and everybody else lay down.his heart is bigger than anyone on that team.



Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 11:15 am
 

Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

yay more $cam news. YAY!!!!. who cares about him



Since: Oct 25, 2008
Posted on: May 26, 2011 8:32 am
 

Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

Another limited vocabulary moron speaks.  And hee spell either.  Your comment deserves to be flushed



Since: May 19, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 7:36 am
 

Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

I am reserving judgement on Newton until I see how he works with our recievers.  Can he get them the ball on time and on target?  As for moitpete's comment about the NFC South becoming a competetive division, it always has been.  That is why we have never had back to back Division winners.


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Since: May 25, 2011
Posted on: May 26, 2011 2:29 am
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Since: Apr 24, 2011
Posted on: May 25, 2011 6:31 pm
 

Newton joining Panthers teammates in workouts

I am pleased that he is attending the workout. He is very charismatic and seems to be a decent guy though that's not enough to be a starting QB. He needs as much exposure and practice as possible. It's a close race as to who should be starter and Cam needs these practices if he wants to slip ahead of Jimmy Clausen.


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