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Superman’s sequel: Newton leads Panthers over Cards 34-10

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) gives Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Zaven...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) gives Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Zaven Collins (25) a shove as Newton runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz.(AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
Published: Nov. 14, 2021 at 10:34 PM EST
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cam Newton provided a flashback to his Superman days in his second debut with the Panthers He threw for one touchdown, ran for another and sparked Carolina to a 34-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Newton signed with the quarterback-thin Panthers earlier in the week. The 2015 NFL MVP ran for a 2-yard touchdown on the Panthers’ first offensive possession. He added a 2-yard touchdown pass on Carolina’s second possession. The Panthers had a 23-0 halftime lead. The Cardinals entered the game with the NFL’s best record.

Arizona’s starting quarterback Kyler Murray and star receiver DeAndre Hopkins didn’t play for a second straight game.

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