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Is Cam Newton already a football god?

Originally Published: September 20, 2011
By Gregg Easterbrook | Page 2

Rookie quarterback Cam Newton, who came into the league regarded as a runner with a suspect arm, has thrown for 854 yards in just two games. That is a pace to throw for 6,832 yards on the season -- and the NFL single-season passing record, by Dan Marino, is 5,084 yards.

Perhaps this means Newton should ascend directly to Asgard, to dwell with the football gods. Perhaps Newton is a celestial being walking amongst mortals. Perhaps he is the latest reincarnation of Balrama, ...

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