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Cam Newton makes Page 2's list of top debuts

Updated: September 12, 2011, 1:10 PM ET
By Patrick Dorsey

Well, that was impressive.

Sure, his Carolina Panthers lost to Arizona 28-21 on Sunday. And who knows where his career goes from here? But Cam Newton's first NFL game -- a rookie-debut record 422 passing yards, three total touchdowns, a 64.9 percent completion rate -- easily places him among the most impressive debuts. Not just in the NFL, alongside Randy Moss' and LaDainian Tomlinson's. We're talking ever.

And not just football. Alongside all of these:

15. ...

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