6/2/2015: Signed a six-year, 8.47 million contract.The deal contains million guaranteed, including a .5 million signing bonus and a first-year roster bonus of .5 million.Unfortunately, those were not enough to get Carolina into the end zone in the disappointing loss.On the bright side, Newton did run for 50 yards, and he now has at least 50 yards or a touchdown on the ground in four of his last five games. That being said, Newton was lucky to get away with as "few" picks as he did, as he made a host of extremely inaccurate throws.Newton simply didn't look healthy against the Saints' woeful defense, making only a handful of accurate throws all afternoon.He resembled 2015 Peyton Manning, lacking drive, and seeming to have no idea where the ball was going when it left his hand.Newton did continue to grind out tough yards as a runner. The Panthers' boom-or-bust quarterback has an approachable matchup for Week 9 in the Falcons.Newton was credited with a fumble on the Bears’ first defensive touchdown, but he put a perfect pitch on Curtis Samuel, who simply muffed it.
He was particularly in sync with Ed Dickson, who posted a career-high 175 yards on five targets.
Newton remains so hit-and-miss but will be a QB1 next week against Miami on Monday night.
Newton added 11 carries for 44 yards, somewhat salvaging his fantasy day.
Cam's best throw was a pinpoint over-the-shoulder laser to Kelvin Benjamin for a 31-yard touchdown with two defenders in the area.
Newton draws another favorable matchup when Carolina hosts Philadelphia's leaky pass defense on Thursday Night Football in Week 6.
His INTs were two softballs thrown into tight coverage that the Saints jumped and an over-throw off Christian Mc Caffrey's fingertips.