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Sport Cam Newton injured his knee in playoff loss to Saints

18:55  13 january  2018
18:55  13 january  2018 Source:   pantherswire.com

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Losing to the Saints was a rough way to end the season for the Panthers and their franchise quarterback, Cam Newton . Apparently, he also suffered a knee injury which is only now coming to light. According to a report by Adam Schefter at ESPN, the NFL's investigation into whether or not

Newton suffered a knee injury during the Panthers' playoff loss to the Saints that will require offseason rehab, but no surgery, ESPN.com reports. Per Joseph Person of The Charlotte Observer, an MRI of Newton 's knee the day after the Panthers' wild-card loss to the Saints revealed ligament and

Cam Newton injured his knee in playoff loss to Saints: Jan 7, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is pulled down by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) during the first quarter in the NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. © Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Jan 7, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is pulled down by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) during the first quarter in the NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Losing to the Saints was a rough way to end the season for the Panthers and their franchise quarterback, Cam Newton.

In addition to getting no help from his wide receivers, Newton got pummeled in the backfield repeatedly, sacked four times, poked in the eye and kicked in the head. Apparently, he also suffered a knee injury which is only now coming to light.

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This injury limited the movement of his right knee in certain positions. Cam ’s knee will be something to monitor as we move deeper into the off -season. Last year the team was criticized for not moving quicker on surgically repairing Cam ’s throwing shoulder, but despite the NFL statement making it

As the NFL investigated the Panthers' handing of the concussion protocol for Cam Newton , the team revealed he suffered a knee injury .

According to a report by Adam Schefter at ESPN, the NFL's investigation into whether or not Carolina followed the concussion protocol when Newton was staggered by a hit late in the game will consider a knee injury as a factor, as well.

A league source told ESPN that the bothersome knee injury was a contributing factor as to why Newton staggered to the ground and struggled to stay balanced once he took a knee after a hard hit to the head. . . Newton underwent an MRI for the knee injury Monday, which came back negative. A source told ESPN that Newton would have been ready to play had the Panthers advanced to this weekend's NFC divisional playoff game.

While it's good that the knee issue sounds minor, it's just one more item to add to the long list of injuries Newton has suffered as the Panthers quarterback.

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Cam Newton Player Overview. Newton has remained remarkably durable, considering his physical, run-heavy style. The Panthers QB reportedly suffered ligament and cartilage damage to his right knee in January's playoff loss at New Orleans. The team hasn't said much, other than that Newton

As the NFL investigated the Panthers' handing of the concussion protocol for Cam Newton , the team revealed he suffered a knee injury .

Get this man some help.

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NFL determines Panthers properly evaluated Newton for concussion .
The NFL and NFLPA determined after an investigation that the Carolina Panthers properly followed concussion protocol in regards to quarterback Cam Newton during the wild-card round loss to the New Orleans Saints, the league announced. The Panthers will not face discipline from the league.

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