Panthers release quarterback Cam Newton

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Tuesday, March 24 ,2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cam Newton era is over in Carolina, as the Panthers released the quarterback after nine seasons.

The move became a formality after the Panthers made it clear last week they were moving on from Newton, giving him permission to seek a trade before agreeing to a three-year, $63 million contract with free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.