Although he’ll stay an energetic member the Carolina Panther’s 53-man roster till season’s finish, crew ficials won’t area Cam Newton for the remaining two video games, a league supply confirmed with ESPN. Beyond that, we all know that Panthers’ basic supervisor Marty Hurney informed the media this afternoon, that his beginning quarterback can be dominated inactive for the upcoming fixture in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons, made out of date by the leaguewide announcement.
In his place, backup Taylor Heinicke will see recreation time, as Kyle Allen fills his spot on the sidelines. Bear in thoughts, there’s a single exception to Cam Newton’s encampment: if the Panthers someway sneak into the playf image within the season finale in opposition to the mighty New Orleans Saints. “He’ll be on the 53-man right through,” coach Ron Rivera reiterated. “Crazy sufficient issues can occur and we’ll see from there.”
Before issuing their respective statements on Cam’s shoulder damage, Rivera and Hurney met with Panthers’ proprietor David Tepper to debate the precise course motion. The resolution to start out Heinecke in place an injured Cam Newton is, of their minds, one of the best alternative they’ve at strolling away with a victory this Sunday. The Falcons matchup begins at 1 pm ET, with all of the gumdrops on the road.