On Tuesday the
A day later, though, Newton has been released from Carolinas Medical Center, the Panthers announced via Twitter.
"Cam Newton has soreness but is in good spirits," the team tweeted. "He's excited to be discharged and begin recuperating with family."
No citations were issued for the accident, which occurred when another driver pulled out into traffic and collided with Newton's truck, causing it to flip, a police report said.
Also on Wednesday the 2010
With the victory, Carolina pulled to within half a game of
Veteran Derek Anderson will start in place of Newton for that game.
"I won't expose him," Coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday of Newton. "I don't want to put him in a bad position."