Doug Williams

Newton’s Success is Product of James Harris’ Struggles

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton rose to the NFL spotlight when he led his team to an electric 15-1 season and to Super Bowl 50. The 2010 Heisman Trophy winner completed 296 passes, 35 of them being touchdown passes, according to ESPN. Newton also ran the ball a total of 636 yards. Scrambling resulted in a career high of 56 first downs and 10 touchdowns this season, according to ESPN. The Panthers lead the NFL with 771 net total yards, averaging 237.5 passing yards per game. Carolina also leads in rushing yards with 296 yards with 148 yards per game,