Newton, Panthers heating up a little too late
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Quarterback Cam Newton and the Panthers offense are finally hitting their groove.
Too bad for Carolina it's a case of too little, too late.
At 4-9, Carolina's playoff aspirations evaporated several weeks ago, but Newton's vastly improved play in recent weeks gives promise that his stellar rookie season in 2011 was far from a fluke and better times are ahead.
After a rough start this season, Newton has tallied 1,363 yards from scrimmage with 11 combined touchdowns ...
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