Cam Newton after season-ending loss: I need a rest, time away
The Carolina Panthers (6-9) close out the season Sunday at Tampa Bay (8-7), where the Buccaneers need a win to keep alive an unlikely chain of events that would land them into the NFL playoffs. Follow for live updates from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
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