Panthers' need to draft QB goes beyond Cam Newton's shoulder

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Panthers' need to draft QB goes beyond Cam Newton's shoulder
Panthers' need to draft QB goes beyond Cam Newton's shoulder

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Panthers, NFL for 11 years More than 25 years experience covering NFL, college football and NASCAR Joined ESPN in 2006 Follow on Twitter CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton understands that the Carolina Panthers likely will draft a quarterback for the first time since he was the first overall pick in 2011 as short-term insurance in case there is a setback from his second shoulder surgery in three offseasons. There also are long-term implications, as only this season and next are left on Newton's contract as he approaches age 30 next month. Newton admitted as much in a recent YouTube video. "I'm coming off surgery on my shoulder and there's a lot of people

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