Panthers' QB Cam Newton Says He Is Not 100 Percent
Newton practiced for the first time Friday since having ankle surgery in March. He didn't appear to be limited during practice, but he did limp as he was running over to sign fan autographs. Cam Newton participated in his first full practice Friday night since undergoing ankle surgery in March. The Panthers signal-caller didn't appear to run with a limp during the session, per The Associated Press, but did limp when jogging over to sign fan autographs. Newton had this to share regarding his healing process, reported by NFL.com.
[NFL News] Panthers' Cam Newton: 'I'm not 100 percent yet' http://t.co/fCxYwGfEJk— All News Sports (@AllNews_Sports) July 26, 2014
I can't stress enough that I'm not 100 percent yet. It's just going to take treatment and time.Coach Ron Rivera reiterated Newton's comments by saying that his quarterback looks a "little rusty in certain areas". Newton will hopefully heal to where he does feel 100 percent soon. He certainly needs to as he faces a challenging season with a raw rookie wide receiver and a somewhat stale veteran receiving crew.