Can Cam Newton avoid the ‘sophomore slump’?
This offseason is crucial to Cam Newton’s development as a pro. He was special as a rookie in 2011. The Carolina Panthers QB threw for 21 TD’s and rushed for over 700-yards while racking up 14 scores on the ground on his way to the offensive rookie of the year award.
Give Carolina some credit here also for their offensive game plan. A scheme designed to utilize the skills that Newton brings to the stadium on Sundays. And I can tell you from a defensive perspective, this is one QB that will force coaches to spend extra prep time working to slow down his production.
The next step for Newton? Continue to develop and avoid a “sophomore slump” in 2012. Key for any rookie when they make the jump to their second season as a pro. Read more here…