In partnership with the NFL in the UK

NFL

Cam Newton.

LA Rams star knees Cam Newton in the head during game

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Cam Newton may well be the reigning NFL Most Valuable Player, but he isn't having a great time of things as we pass the halfway point of the 2016 regular season.

Last week, Newton complained about the hits that he has been taking out on the football field, and even went as far as to having a meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to talk about the subject.

Well, things didn't get any better against the LA Rams on Sunday, who hit Newton at will, including one potentially controversial play where Newton was kneed in the face and had his neck bent at a horrible angle.

SIGN UP NOW

Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay4

Yesterday, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera told reporters that the organization would be sending one hit that Newton took to the NFL for review. And it seems that this is the play he has been talking about.

Article continues below

In the play, Newton takes a knee to the face from Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree that looks very dirty and very scary.

Ogletree gets his shin in below Newton's facemask and seems to drive his leg into Newton, forcing the quarterback's neck back at a truly horrible angle. We're just glad that the quarterback didn't suffer any major injury on the play.

Carolina Panthers v Los Angeles Rams

Newton was hit by the Rams pass rush all night, with his offensive line opening up like the Red Sea for the likes of Mark Barron and Aaron Donald to deliver brutal blows. Cam picking himself up off the floor was a regular sight.

Carolina Panthers v Los Angeles Rams

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Superbowl
Carolina Panthers
NFL Playoffs
Cam Newton
NFL Draft
NFL

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again