Latest Cam Newton News

Saints-Panthers Preview Capsule

Dec. 13, 2018 12:14 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (11-2) at CAROLINA (6-7) Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE — Saints by 6 ½. RECORD VS. SPREAD — Carolina 5-8, New Orleans 10-3 SERIES RECORD — Panthers lead 24-23 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Panthers 31-26, first round NFC playoffs, Jan. 26 LAST WEEK —...

Texans-Jets Preview Capsule

Dec. 13, 2018 10:58 AM EST

HOUSTON (9-4) at NEW YORK JETS (4-9) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST, NFL Network OPENING LINE — Texans by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Houston 6-7, New York 5-8 SERIES RECORD — Jets lead 5-2 LAST MEETING — Texans beat Jets 24-17, Nov. 22, 2015 LAST WEEK — Texans lost to Colts 24-21; Jets...

Miller vows to keep timing snaps despite 3 flags last week

Dec. 12, 2018 6:39 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Cleveland interim coach Gregg Williams warned his offensive linemen this week that Von Miller anticipates the snap as well as any pass rusher in the NFL. "Oh yeah, you see that a lot, man. That's what he gets guys (on). He uses that to his advantage because a lot of guys panic as...

Panthers' Rivera clinging to slim playoff hopes, Saints next

Dec. 11, 2018 11:40 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ron Rivera is clinging to the slim hope the Panthers can rebound from a five-game losing streak, beat the Saints twice in three weeks and earn a wild card spot in the NFC playoffs. The coach understands the chances of all of that happening are remote at best. "There's a chance...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver adds for fantasy playoff semifinals

Dec. 11, 2018 10:43 AM EST

The majority of leagues are down to the final four teams in the postseason, so no more mad scramble to the waiver wire. There are fewer owners vying for players, especially in leagues that only allow playoff teams to make additions. Plus, the majority of your starting lineup is likely set by now. Still, injuries...

Bold Browns refuse to let go of improbable playoff dream

Dec. 10, 2018 4:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are young, confident bordering on cocky, and maybe a little naive. Maybe a lot. Following the lead of their brash, rocket-armed rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield, who is getting better by the week, the Browns believe in more than themselves and each other. With three games left...

Panthers' playoff hopes take major blow with loss to Browns

Dec. 9, 2018 7:37 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cam Newton's unique fashion choices remain exciting. Everything else about the Carolina Panthers looks stale. Unable to come up with big plays down the stretch again, the reeling Panthers suffered their fifth straight loss, a 26-20 setback to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday that puts a...

Mayfield, "dangerous" Browns hand Panthers fifth loss in row

Dec. 9, 2018 6:22 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee. The cocky rookie quarterback urged the crowd to make more noise, and when the clock hit zeroes, the stadium's sound system blasted "Danger Zone." The Browns have become hazardous to your playoff health. Mayfield...

The Latest: Chiefs lose Ware, Hill to 2nd-quarter injuries

Dec. 9, 2018 3:17 PM EST

The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST): 2:30 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs running back Spencer Ware has hurt his right shoulder, after taking a shot from Baltimore safety Eric Weddle along the sideline in the closing minutes of the first half. Ware caught a short pass from Patrick Mahomes and turned...

Big issue: Browns concerned with Newton's size vs. Panthers

Dec. 6, 2018 7:09 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — During a meeting this week with his defense, Browns interim coach Gregg Williams used star end Myles Garrett as a model. And a warning. A 6-foot-4, 270-pound mass of chiseled muscle, power and speed, Garrett cuts an imposing figure. He's a physical specimen, the kind of athlete that stands...