Can Cam Newton take the next step in '15?

Writes KC Joyner: "He has the skills, but he needs good blockers and pass-catchers in order to fully realize his potential. The Panthers have most of those two elements in place, so if they can just get their wide receiving corps to step up to a higher level, Newton will have a chance to prove himself worthy of being in the $100 million quarterback club." Becoming elite (Insider)

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Joyner: How Cam Newton can become elite

Can Cam Newton take the next step in 2015? If Carolina's receiving corps raises its game, the talented QB will have a very good chance, writes KC Joyner.

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Future Power Rankings: Panthers No. 10

Signing Cam Newton to a long-term deal brings clarity to Carolina's future. Our experts rank the Panthers No. 7 in the QB category, a three-spot gain from last year. Future Power Rankings (Insider)

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Panthers WR Funchess has room to grow

"We never got to see the full Devin Funchess at Michigan because I did play one season at wide receiver, and I was battling through an injury," the Panthers' WR said. "I think up here in the NFL I can make some damage."

Newton's Charleston visit was to show 'respect' (2:54)
Panthers' Thomas Davis, Cam Newton making difference (1:11)
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Newton: Charleston visit 'to show my respect'

Cam Newton says Monday's visit with families of the victims from last week's shooting in Charleston was important as the face of an NFL organization that represents North and South Carolina.

Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael Oher (1:06)

Panthers: David Newton assigns letter grade to team's offseason; identifies best move (Newton) and riskiest move (Oher)


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