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Cam Newton’s status remains uncertain

Cam Newton’s status remains uncertain

Cam Newton’s status for next Monday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is uncertain, Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said Monday. 

Rivera said that last year’s NFL most valuable player met with doctors but offered no update on the quarterback’s progress after he was knocked out of Sunday’s 48-33 loss to the Atlanta Falcons because of a concussion.

Rivera last spoke to Newton after the game at the Georgia Dome and said Newton told him, “I’m fine.” 

On Monday Rivera said, “I have no idea what has come out of the meeting with the doctors.” 

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