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Sport Cam Newton Was Historically Bad Against the Dolphins

17:53  29 november  2021
17:53  29 november  2021 Source:   si.com

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While Cam Newton lived up to his Superman nickname in his first two games back with the Panthers, he looked very Clark Kent-like in Sunday’s game against the Dolphins.

After throwing for three touchdowns and running for two more in games against the Cardinals and Washington, Newton got his second start of the year in Miami on Sunday and was horrendous.

The day started well enough for him. He threw a 64-yard pass to D.J. Moore and ran for a touchdown three plays later, but it was all downhill from there.

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Cam ended up completing just three of 15 pass attempts and threw two picks in the first half, one of which set the Dolphins up with great field position and led to a Tua Tagovailoa touchdown pass.

Newton wasn’t much better in the second half, going 5-for-21 for 92 yards before Matt Rhule yanked him in the fourth quarter in favor of P.J. Walker.

Not only was Cam’s 23.8% completion rate the worst of his career, it was one of the worst quarterbacking performances in recent memory. It was the worst completion percentage for a quarterback with at least 20 pass attempts since Joey Harrington went 5-for-22 for the Lions in 2004.

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In the history of the NFL, there have been 56 instances of a quarterback throwing at least 20 passes and completing less than 24% of them. The list includes other chumps like Tim Hasselbeck and David Carr, but there are plenty of Hall of Famers on the list, too, like Joe Namath, Terry Bradshaw, Roger Staubach, Jim Kelly and Warren Moon, had two such games.

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But the game has changed a lot since those guys were playing. While games like Newton’s weren’t uncommon in the league’s early days, the recent advances in the passing game make Cam’s day all the more embarrassing. Of those 56 games, 49 occurred before 1990 (an average of 1.2 per year). There have only been seven such games in the past 31 years.

Newton was terrible, but he had a few things working against him. For one, he’s still getting to know the Panthers’ playbook, which is different than when he left Carolina, and the Dolphins front seven put plenty of pressure on him.

“At the end of the day, we weren’t protecting the quarterback at all,” Rhule said, explaining why he pulled Newton. “It wouldn’t be fair to keep Cam in there and keep getting him hit.”

And Cam wasn’t upset with getting the hook.

“I was fine with that,” he said. “At the end of the day, it’s still about being a professional. At that particular point, I had more than enough opportunities to keep the game in the balance. There’s no need to put up a fight with that.”

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Cam Newton contributed two touchdowns to a win over the Cardinals in his first game back with the Panthers and he played pretty well in a losing effort against Washington his first start of this run in Carolina, but things went haywire against the Dolphins on Sunday. Newton was 5-of-21 for 92 yards and two [more]Newton was 5-of-21 for 92 yards and two interceptions in a 33-10 loss that sends the Panthers into the bye week with a 5-7 record. Head coach Matt Rhule said after the loss that Newton will remain the starter when the team returns to action against the Falcons and Newton said that he’s going to use the time to get a fuller grasp of an offense he’s been in for three weeks.

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