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 Stats > Cam Newton  
 
Quarterback, Carolina Panthers

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Draft: 2011 Round 1 (1)
College: Auburn
Ht: 6’5”  Wt: 244 DOB: 1989-05-11 Age: 25
QB Rank Tier ADP-12
#8 3 7.10

Season Stats
FF Today PPR Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Season Team G GS Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FFPts FFPts/G
2011 CAR 16 16 310 517 60.0 4,051 21 17 126 706 5.6 14 441.2 27.6
2012 CAR 16 - 280 485 57.7 3,869 19 12 127 741 5.8 8 391.6 24.5
2013 CAR 16 - 292 473 61.7 3,379 24 13 111 587 5.3 6 359.7 22.5
2014 (Projected) CAR     275 459 59.9 3,350 22 13 104 572 5.5 6 348.7  

2014 Outlook
Depth Chart
Cam Newton set the bar high as a rookie and he has yet to reach that same level of fantasy production in the past two years. Newton has matured as a passer, posting gains in completion percentage and passing touchdowns during the 2013 season. As his confidence as a passer rose, his need to run decreased. The dip in rushing stats was enough to knock him down a peg or two from the position's elite. More troubling for those considering him for the 2014 season is his lack of proven options in the passing game. Losing a future Hall of Fame receiver in Steve Smith would hurt any quarterback, but when a quarterback who has struggled to maintain a completion percentage above 60 percent loses his most dynamic threat the loss is even more significant. Furthermore, Newton's other starting wide receiver from the 2013 season, Brandon LaFell, signed with New England during the offseason. In the wake these losses the team added a pair of veterans Jericho Cotchery and Jason Avant as well as rookie Kelvin Benjamin.

Not only does Newton need to develop chemistry with an entire set of new targets, he will have to do it on a left ankle that was surgically repaired this offseason. Carolina has been cautious with Newton so far and he will likely need the entire preseason before feeling fully healed. This may have a direct impact on Newton's rushing totals this season, placing increased pressure on his ability to perform in the pocket to be a viable fantasy starter. This uncertainty keeps Newton outside the top five at the position and depending on your risk tolerance it is perfectly reasonable to drop him further down into the last tier of QB1s. Derek Anderson will be ready if called upon as the team's backup quarterback but does not offer much upside in an already ordinary offense.

Comment: Newton's ability to run the ball and score TDs on the ground keeps him in the fantasy top ten discussion at QB.

Fan. Tm. Player
QB1QB1 Cam Newton
QB2QB2 Derek Anderson
QB3QB3 Joe Webb
Panthers Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Newton, Stewart back practicing for Panthers
Both expected to play in next preseason game
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Aug 10, 10:10 pm

Carolina Panthers
Despite the wet conditions Sunday afternoon, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and running back Jonathan Stewart were on the field with the first-team offense together. Rivera said Newton’s workload will increase now after he did little during Wednesday and Thursday’s practices. He sat out Friday’s exhibition, but Rivera said he expects Newton, Stewart and running back DeAngelo Williams to play next Sunday against the Chiefs. (Charlotte Observer)

FFToday's Take: Newton's been very limited after ankle surgery in March but he should be full go moving forward. Jonathan Stewart has missed the last couple weeks with a hamstring injury. His injury history is long and even if he makes it through the rest of the preseason healthy, he can't be valued as anything more than a late-round flier for your fantasy team.



2013 Gamelog Stats
FF Today PPR Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 SEA L 7-12 16 23 69.6 125 1 0 5 38 7.6 0 14.1
2 at BUF L 23-24 21 38 55.3 229 2 1 4 15 3.8 0 21.0
3 NYG W 38-0 15 27 55.6 223 3 1 7 45 6.4 1 33.7
5 at ARI L 6-22 21 39 53.8 308 0 3 4 25 6.3 0 17.9
6 at MIN W 35-10 20 26 76.9 242 3 0 9 30 3.3 1 33.1
7 STL W 30-15 15 17 88.2 204 1 0 10 26 2.6 0 16.8
8 at TB W 31-13 23 32 71.9 221 2 0 11 50 4.5 1 30.1
9 ATL W 34-10 23 37 62.2 249 1 2 5 22 4.4 1 24.7
10 at SF W 10-9 16 32 50.0 169 0 1 7 17 2.4 0 10.2
11 NE W 24-20 19 28 67.9 209 3 0 7 62 8.9 0 28.7
12 at MIA W 20-16 19 38 50.0 174 1 1 8 51 6.4 1 23.8
13 TB W 27-6 18 29 62.1 263 2 2 5 68 13.6 1 34.0
14 at NO L 13-31 22 34 64.7 160 1 0 6 48 8.0 0 16.8
15 NYJ W 30-20 16 24 66.7 273 1 0 7 12 1.7 0 18.9
16 NO W 17-13 13 22 59.1 181 1 1 4 6 1.5 0 13.7
17 at ATL W 21-20 15 27 55.6 149 2 1 12 72 6.0 0 22.7
DP SF L 10-23 16 25 64.0 267 1 2 10 54 5.4 0 22.8
DP = Divisional Playoff

2012 Gamelog Stats
FF Today PPR Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at TB L 10-16 23 33 69.7 303 1 2 5 4 0.8 0 19.6
2 NO W 35-27 14 20 70.0 253 1 0 13 71 5.5 1 29.8
3 NYG L 7-36 16 30 53.3 242 0 3 6 6 1.0 1 18.7
4 at ATL L 28-30 15 24 62.5 215 2 0 9 86 9.6 1 33.4
5 SEA L 12-16 12 29 41.4 141 0 0 7 42 6.0 0 11.3
7 DAL L 14-19 21 37 56.8 233 1 1 6 64 10.7 0 22.1
8 at CHI L 22-23 20 39 51.3 314 0 2 5 37 7.4 0 19.4
9 at WAS W 21-13 13 23 56.5 201 1 0 8 37 4.6 1 23.8
10 DEN L 14-36 21 36 58.3 241 2 2 4 7 1.8 0 20.8
11 TB L 21-27 16 29 55.2 252 1 0 11 40 3.6 0 20.6
12 at PHI W 30-22 18 28 64.3 306 2 0 14 52 3.7 2 40.5
13 at KC L 21-27 15 27 55.6 232 3 0 7 78 11.1 0 31.4
14 ATL W 30-20 23 35 65.7 287 2 0 9 116 12.9 1 40.0
15 at SD W 31-7 19 33 57.6 231 2 0 4 7 1.8 0 20.3
16 OAK W 17-6 18 29 62.1 170 1 1 12 60 5.0 1 24.5
17 at NO W 44-38 16 33 48.5 248 0 1 7 34 4.9 0 15.8

2011 Gamelog Stats
FF Today PPR Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at ARI L 21-28 24 37 64.9 422 2 1 8 18 2.3 1 36.9
2 GB L 23-30 28 46 60.9 432 1 3 10 53 5.3 1 36.9
3 JAC W 16-10 18 34 52.9 158 1 0 7 27 3.9 0 14.6
4 at CHI L 29-34 27 46 58.7 374 1 1 8 35 4.4 2 38.2
5 NO L 27-30 16 31 51.6 224 2 1 7 27 3.9 1 27.9
6 at ATL L 17-31 21 35 60.0 237 0 3 7 47 6.7 1 22.6
7 WAS W 33-20 18 23 78.3 256 1 0 10 59 5.9 1 28.7
8 MIN L 21-24 22 35 62.9 290 3 0 6 53 8.8 0 31.8
10 TEN L 3-30 23 40 57.5 212 0 1 7 55 7.9 0 16.1
11 at DET L 35-49 22 38 57.9 280 1 4 7 37 5.3 2 33.7
12 at IND W 27-19 20 27 74.1 208 0 0 9 53 5.9 1 21.7
13 at TB W 38-19 12 21 57.1 204 1 0 14 54 3.9 3 37.6
14 ATL L 23-31 19 39 48.7 276 2 2 7 36 5.1 0 25.4
15 at HOU W 28-13 13 23 56.5 149 2 0 7 55 7.9 0 21.0
16 TB W 48-16 12 17 70.6 171 3 0 6 65 10.8 1 33.1
17 at NO L 17-45 15 25 60.0 158 1 1 6 32 5.3 0 15.1

TD Distance
Passing: 77, 26, 3, 16, 3, 54, 5, 2, 1, 39, 22, 15, 19, 6, 44, 26, 9, 91, 11, 8, 12
Rushing: 1, 4, 1, 2, 1, 14, 16, 11, 6, 14, 1, 1, 1, 49

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