Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton finally got over the hump against the Seattle Seahawks in 2015, beating them twice after losing his first four attempts. But the Panthers face a mountain in 2016, and Newton is on pace for a career-low quarterback rating.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton finally got over the hump against the Seattle Seahawks in 2015, beating them twice after losing his first four attempts. But the Panthers face a mountain in 2016, and Newton is on pace for a career-low quarterback rating. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton finally got over the hump against the Seattle Seahawks in 2015, beating them twice after losing his first four attempts. But the Panthers face a mountain in 2016, and Newton is on pace for a career-low quarterback rating. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

Camping at the NFC mountaintop: Seattle Seahawks still do it, but Carolina Panthers have fallen off

December 03, 2016 10:15 AM

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