Cam Newton: I won't hold out

Updated: February 18, 2014, 4:44 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

Cam Newton doesn't plan to pressure the Carolina Panthers into a long-term contract.

Newton is eligible for an extension of his original four-year deal under the collective bargaining agreement. The Panthers also have the option of picking up a fifth-year option on the quarterback's current contract.

Although Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman and coach Ron Rivera said Newton was their franchise quarterback after a 12-4 season, there has been no indication of movement ...

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