Report: NFL to Consider Cam Newton’s Knee Injury in Concussion Protocol Review

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered a knee injury during a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card Round last weekend, and the NFL will reportedly take that into account when determining whether the team properly implemented the league’s concussion protocol.

Adam Schefter of ESPN provided the update Saturday and noted the knee issue “was a contributing factor as to why Newton staggered to the ground and struggled to stay balanced” after he was hit in the head by Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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