What's happened to this guy? I know he's on a bad team but why do they play so much worse at the end of games? I thought he was clutch but now it's like he's Lebron, another Frozen One folding in the 4th quarter.
Like the Niners in Week 5, the Bucs once again give up 48 points in a road loss, this time to Newton and the Panthers. Newton completed 71% of his passes for 3 TDs and added a 49 yard TD rush before being pulled early in the 4th quarter. Newton broke Peyton Manning's record for most passing yards by a rookie ever and added to his own record for most rushing TDs by any QB ever. He also set the record for longest pass in the history of the franchise on a 91 yard catch-and-run from Brandon LaFell. Carolina has won four of its last five games.
No doubt. I'd be shocked if his rushing TD total doesn't drop considerably this season though. Teams got abused by him last season and they'll be better prepared for him this season. He's still going to beast all over the place. Not knocking him in the slightest I'm just trying to give opposing defenses the credit they deserve. Cam has a massive target on his back now.
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