Quarterback Newton undergoes shoulder surgical procedure



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25 Jan 2019, 04:41 IST
Cam Newton

Cam Newton has undergone an arthroscopic process on his proper shoulder, the Carolina Panthers introduced on Thursday.

Quarterback Newton missed the ultimate two video games of the common season having performed by soreness till his workforce have been just about eradicated from playoff competition.

An announcement launched by the Panthers revealed workforce doctor Dr. Pat Connor carried out the process, although they didn’t define a timetable for Newton’s restoration.

Connor additionally repaired Newton’s partially torn rotator cuff in the identical shoulder in March 2017. The 2015 NFL MVP didn’t throw in offseason exercises after the operation, with the workforce additionally limiting his exercise throughout preseason.

There had been hypothesis whether or not the 29-year-old would require surgical procedure for a second time.

Panthers proprietor David Tepper instructed the Charlotte Observer earlier in January that the workforce should be ready in case Newton shouldn’t be 100 per cent for the beginning of the 2019 season.

“We have got to ensure now we have our choices open in all methods attainable, simply in case. We’re all hoping all the pieces will probably be nice – and it could possibly be nice. Have a look at [Andrew] Luck this 12 months. Who is aware of?” Tepper mentioned.

“In the event you instructed me that [Newton] took a 12 months off and could possibly be totally recovered and all the pieces else and that is what it took, an additional 12 months, why would not you do this?

“Now, we must do different issues and we might must exit and get one other quarterback, which, if you happen to might discover me some extra cap area, I might recognize that.”


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