Cam Newton thinks Norv Turner has Christian McCaffrey in fantasy

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Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey was both the leading rusher and the leading receiver in Carolina’s Week One game, and Cam Newton has a theory as to why.

Newton joked today that Panthers offensive coordinator Norv Turner must have drafted McCaffrey for his fantasy team, considering how big a role McCaffrey plays in the game plan.

“I think coach has got C-Mac up for fantasy this week,” Newton said. “He picked C-Mac for fantasy. I should have went over and seen who he was drafting in his league. That’s probably why we aren’t doing deep passes. He should pick me first quarterback.”

Through Week One, McCaffrey is second in the NFL with 128 rushing yards and tied for third in the NFL with 10 catches. The Panthers have talked openly about the possibility that McCaffrey could join Roger Craig and Marshall Faulk as the only players in NFL history to gain 1,000 yards both rushing and receiving in the same season, and they seem intent on giving him enough touches to do it.

17 responses to “Cam Newton thinks Norv Turner has Christian McCaffrey in fantasy

  1. “That’s probably why we aren’t doing deep passes. He should pick me first quarterback.”
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    Wow, Cam!!! I’m surprised you’d say such a thing.

  2. What’s wrong with giving to the guy that can actually produce?

    You’re more worried about what kind of STUPID outfit you’re going to wear at your post game press conferences

    You looked like Dark Wing Duck with that STUPID outfit you had on Sunday

  3. What’s wrong with giving to the guy that can actually produce?

    You’re more worried about what kind of STUPID outfit you’re going to wear at your post game press conferences

    You looked like Dark Wing Duck with that STUPID outfit you had on Sunday

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    Another classless comment from a Pats fan. Yo are entitled to an opinion…..on football as this is a sports blog. Cams taste is and isnt stupid to him….learn some tolerance stop being an plight Yankee tight butt.

  4. A smart QB LOVES it when a RB carries the offensive load because it elevates the QBs game since defenses are keying on the RB. History shows Norv Turner is a winner as an OC. Newton has superior talent but lacks the mental acumen that the Brady’s, Montana’s, and Rodger’s possess. Hopefully he’ll mature.

  5. CMC is arguably the best RB right now but the way he is being used is not conducive to a long career.

    You just can’t give a player that many touches every game and not expect it to take a toll eventually.

  6. wow folks on here need education
    He was joking & everyone know it cause they laughed lord you folks need to stop the hate just cause Cam’s ???

  7. Rams fan here – Not sure why they didn’t at least try to run Cam. I think he was hurt. I know it is a long season, but there was no threat of a run at all (from him). He is not beating anyone with his arm. Just my thoughts.

  8. “wow folks on here need education
    He was joking & everyone know it cause they laughed lord you folks need to stop the hate just cause Cam’s ???”
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    two things:
    1. Cam has no license to joke about his or anyone else’s game. Recover a fumble and then maybe we can alk about it. Until then, shutup.
    2. Judging from your literacy level, the irony of your claiming we need education is almost certainly lost on you.

  9. Cam should just concentrate on his Rocky Mountain Blueberry flavored gum that he chews throughout the game. Seriously, this guy has a lot more to worry about than Norv Turner.
    Not much between the ears as he is in traditional pout mode, yet it’only game #1.

  10. If you had actually watched the press conference or even read the story here, you would know that he was entirely joking. He was laughing along with all the reporters that were there.

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