Cam Newton

Deep Dive
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: NFC
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: NFC
The failure to secure home-field advantage. A weak ground game. Unable to stop the run. A rusty QB. Three second-half turnovers. Diagnosing why the Saints, Panthers, Eagles, Packers and 49ers missed out on a trip to MetLife
By Andy Benoit
Weekend Notes
The Panther Whisperer
The Panther Whisperer
You probably don't know his name, and that's OK with him. Dave Gettleman is perfectly content to keep his head buried in film, all in the name of building a winner in Carolina. He's one-for-one so far
By Greg A. Bedard
Game Plan
Here Comes Trouble
Here Comes Trouble
The Seahawks waited, and waited, and waited. And then they almost gave up. But finally, this weekend, all that waiting will pay off as Percy Harvin takes the field against the Saints. And now that the waiting is over, there's no holding back
By Peter King
In This Corner
The NFL’s Smartest QBs
The NFL’s Smartest QBs
Watching film and putting on pads makes players appreciate others who do the same every week. These five quarterbacks all stand out to me on film as being the most intelligent at their craft. Didn't make the list? Don't be mad, bro
By Richard Sherman
On Further Review
A Carolina Christmas Story: ‘Why Not Try?’
The Tuesday Mailbag
After tearing his ACL three times in three years, Thomas Davis fought back. The Panthers linebacker now is having his finest season as a pro, but his greatest achievement doesn't have anything to do with football. Plus, a reader mailbag
By Peter King
Inner Game
Week 16 Decisive Moments
Week 16 Decisive Moments
Breaking down tape to analyze and explain the most critical plays of the week, which feature three quarterbacks—Cam Newton, Carson Palmer, Tony Romo—displaying poise under pressure
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Happy Holidays
Happy Holidays
Christmas isn’t for two days, but Sunday saw three major gifts given across the league—a likely division title and thrilling comeback for Carolina, a record for Peyton Manning and a landmark win for Bruce Arians and the Cardinals
By Peter King
Game Plan
What Can This Brown Do? A Lot
What Can This Brown Do? A Lot
Cleveland may turn to its fourth different starting quarterback of 2013 this weekend, but no matter to Josh Gordon: the rapidly ascending and record-setting receiver has shown an ability to put up yards and create big plays no matter who's throwing him the ball
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Sir Newton
Sir Newton
He set out to be an entertainer and an icon, and in his third season Cam Newton has delivered the Panthers to their first winning campaign since 2008. The NFC South crown could be theirs, depending on two meetings with the Saints in the next three weeks. As for the quarterback who fancies himself Superman, he could go even farther if he started emulating Drew Brees
By Andy Benoit
The Season
MVP Race Heating Up; Week 14 Storylines
MVP Race Heating Up; Week 14 Storylines
Your weekly one-page magazine
By Peter King