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Cam Newton‘s arm will get its first work subsequent week because the star quarterback underwent shoulder surgical procedure in March. Newton is predicted to throw together with his receivers at a pre-coaching camp session in Baltimore, and rookie Christian McCaffrey will probably be among the many attendees.
The Newton-McCaffrey connection is about to be a big a part of the Panthers’ offense shifting ahead, and the primary-yr operating again stated Friday that Carolina has zero considerations concerning the 2015 NFL MVP’s well being.
“The most important factor is simply getting on the identical web page the place everyone is in sync,” McCaffrey stated, in response to ESPN’s David Newton. “We’re all good on our steps, we’re all good on our routes, so we need to come into coaching camp and look fluid.
“No one is fearful about Cam. He will be simply superb. He is a helluva participant, a helluva athlete. He’ll modify actual shortly.”
Newton was anticipated to renew throwing throughout June’s minicamp, however Carolina delayed his return whereas reassuring Panthers followers that their star participant hadn’t suffered a setback in his rehab.
For McCaffrey, he simply cannot wait to step onto a area with a expertise like Newton.
“I’ve all the time appreciated him,” McCaffrey stated. “He is an unbelievable competitor with unimaginable emotion. Lots of people take it the mistaken method, however that is who he’s.
“He carries himself with a number of swag, and as a younger man wanting up, that is motivation. You take a look at that and anyone who got here in and actually began balling early. Guys like that you simply need to play with.”