Cam Newton won’t go to London with Panthers

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Cam Newton made an appearance at Panthers practice on Tuesday, but he won’t be making any appearances in London when the team crosses the pond to face the Buccaneers this weekend.

Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said that Newton will not travel with the team later this week. Kyle Allen will start for the fourth straight week.

“Medically it doesn’t make sense to put him on a plane for eight hours just to stand around,” Rivera said.

There still isn’t a firm timeline on when Newton’s foot might be healthy enough for him to play again. He has not traveled with the team for the other road games during his absence from the lineup.

The Panthers will bring a three-game winning streak with them to London and then they’ll have a week off before visiting the 49ers in Week Eight.

30 responses to “Cam Newton won’t go to London with Panthers

  1. “Medically it doesn’t make sense to put him on a plane for eight hours just to stand around,” Rivera said.

    But is made perfect sense to play him last year when he couldn’t throw the ball 15 yards….

  2. If the Panthers really wanna win they need to CUT Cam Newton after this season the guy is interested in being some kinda Social Media star with his clown outfits and stupid hats he wears. Get rid of him and get yourself a quarterback with some talent, or keep him and continue the losing it’s your choice

  3. He didnt attend the home game either. I am ready to trade cam still could be great for a team just ready for a change.

  4. Was that really the entire quote?
    Are we sure it wasn’t, “Medically it doesn’t make sense to put him on a plane for eight hours just to stand around and watch his backup win games he couldn’t,” Rivera said.

  5. Damn, that puts a damper on all his fashion photo shoots he had scheduled there. He must be crying.

  6. Or perhaps the actual quote was, “It doesn’t make sense to put him on a plane for eight hours just to watch British Customs take one look at his outfit and deny him entry into the country,” Rivera said.

  7. Drew Brees wouldn’t be staying behind, he’d be there with his team on the sidelines, with eyblack on, licking his fingers, mugging for the cameras and looking at his wristband to follow the play. Drew is my kind of guy.

  8. With the way his replacement is playing it makes me wonder if Cam will go anywhere with the Panthers next year.

  9. To all the Cam Haters, guess what?? They talked about Jesus Christ and Cam ain’t no way near as good as Jesus (I say that to say let them talk) It dosen’t matter what Cam does or how he dress, or how he writes on his social media pages, the haters are going to hate. So I say Let them criticize, when you are well again it will be on and popping!!!
    Cam is unique and has his own style, yet when he was healthy he gave 110% to his team, his fans and his community.
    The world always want to give a Black Man a hard time (yesss, I am going there), but a white QB such as Ben Roethlisberger (accused of rape several times over) and the fans and some sports announcers are not giving him a hard time!!
    So I say to Cam, you have your guaranteed money (so you are all the way on top) and then some get healthy and ask to be traded.
    Go to another team and win the Superbowl and really piss the haters off!!!

  10. Have the Panthers made the trip yet? Teams really should be leaving on Sunday or Monday, we saw the Raiders leave Sunday and beat the Bears who left Thursday…

  11. Have the Panthers made the trip yet? Teams really should be leaving on Sunday or Monday, we saw the Raiders leave Sunday and beat the Bears who left Thursday…

  12. Cam couldn’t make the trip because the Airline wouldn’t allow stupid hats, and even worse outfits on the flight so he couldn’t get past the screening process

  13. As a saints fan, give cam a break. Yes he dresses funny, so does Russell Westbrook (he doesnt get criticized). So lets keep it about football. Cam has been putting his body on the line for those fans and having fun while doing it. I feel onve he leaves he’ll thrive and make that organization look stupid. From what i hlsee he does great things for the community and stays out of trouble off the field.

  14. And here I thought we would have seen him sporting one of those tall bearskin hats the palace guards wear.

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