Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is slow to get up following a hit by Denver Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett during fourth quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Newton was injured on the play but continued to play following the hit. Checking on him are teammates tackle Michael Oher, left and tight end Greg Olsen, center. The Broncos defeated the Panthers 21-20.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is slow to get up following a hit by Denver Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett during fourth quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Newton was injured on the play but continued to play following the hit. Checking on him are teammates tackle Michael Oher, left and tight end Greg Olsen, center. The Broncos defeated the Panthers 21-20. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is slow to get up following a hit by Denver Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett during fourth quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Newton was injured on the play but continued to play following the hit. Checking on him are teammates tackle Michael Oher, left and tight end Greg Olsen, center. The Broncos defeated the Panthers 21-20. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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