Ron Rivera, head coach of the Carolina Panthers, talks earlier this week about how new coaches could help Cam Newton's game. (The Carolina Panthers will hire Norv Turner as offensive coordinator and Scott Turner as quarterbacks, a source told the Observer on Thursday evening.)
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was poked in the eye during the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Newton sat on the field while staff examined him and backup quarterback Derek Anderson warmed up.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was injured during the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 after being sacked. There was concern that he had suffered a concussion. But Newton says that while he did have to go through the concussion protocol, he was hit in his eye.
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says that he would have liked to have gotten an explanation on the intentional-grounding penalty against quarterback Cam Newton in the fourth quarter. The Panthers lost 31-26 to the Saints.
Panthers tight end Greg Olsen said after Sunday’s loss to New Orleans that he heard officials arguing with the head official about a controversial grounding call on Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, but the head official did not change the call.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was called for intentional grounding during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s NFL wild-card playoff game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Panthers lost to the Saints 31-26.