Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has hairline fracture in ribs, coach Ron Rivera announced on Sunday.
Newton will miss the Panthers’ final preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday. He’s probable for the regular-season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 7.
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