While there have been some updates about Newton that seemed positive over the past few weeks, the latest does not sound encouraging.
It's hard to blame Newton for trying to rush himself back to the field.
"Part of the process", a league source said of Newton meeting with Anderson.
According to Josina Anderson, Newton is set to visit foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Green Bay. He also said that if a player and/or team opts for surgery, the recovery timeline may take 5-6 months. He rehabbed off to the side at practice last week and accompanied the team on the trip to San Francisco, going through his rehab routine during pregame warmups.
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Prior to his injury, Newton was completing 56-percent of his passes for 572 yards and an interception.
While it may be best for Newton's health to shut it down for the season and focus on recovering, there's little guarantee that his starting job will still be there if and when he returns next season. "Obviously it didn't work out that way and hindsight would be great to have".
Second-year quarterback Kyle Allen has started the last five games for the Panthers. "I thought we did what we were supposed to do".
Brendan Marks is a general assignment sports reporter for the Charlotte Observer covering the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, NASCAR and more.