08/22 19:31 CDT Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury
Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) --- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left
Thursday night's exhibition game against New England in the first quarter with
a foot injury.
The team announced that he would not return.
The 2015 NFL MVP was playing for the first time since Dec. 17, when the team
shut him down for the last two games of the season because of shoulder fatigue
that prevented him from throwing the ball downfield. He had arthroscopic
surgery in January and did not play in the first two preseason games.
Newton appeared to be injured when he was sacked for a loss of 8 yards by Adam
Butler on a third-and-10 from the Carolina 31. It was one of two Patriots sacks
while Newton was in the game.
Kyle Allen took over at quarterback in the second quarter.
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