CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers mentor Matt Rhule mentioned Cam Newton will begin Sunday at quarterback against the Washington Soccer Workforce.
Rhule explained P.J. Walker, who begun in Carolina’s 34-10 gain from the Arizona Cardinals very last 7 days, could however see action as perfectly considering the fact that there are portions of the sport program that Newton is even now mastering.
“He has genuinely done a great occupation of mastering the recreation prepare for this 7 days,” Rhule explained of Newton, the league’s MVP in 2015. “There is obviously a lot to learn and there are some areas that certainly he likely has a better grasp of than other individuals. But he’s worked challenging and he’s really a sensible participant, a sensible quarterback.”
Newton scored touchdowns — one hurrying and 1 passing — the very first two periods he touched the ball against the Cardinals. He performed 12% of the team’s offensive performs soon after signing with the crew just 3 days ahead of the sport.
As for Walker’ role, Rhule stated: “There are certain areas of the offense that Cam does not have a great deal of publicity to nonetheless, so we will have both equally men up and ready to perform and in all probability use both of those of them.”