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Carolina Panthers (6-8)


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L 27-30
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L 17-24
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@ Cle
L 20-26
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vs. NO
L 9-12
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Panthers must decide whether it's time to sit ailing Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) It's come to the point in the season where the Carolina Panthers must make the difficult decision of whether or not to sit Cam Newton.

With the postseason a longshot at best following a six-game losing streak and the former league MVP seemingly unable to throw the ball more than 20 yards down the field due to a lingering shoulder injury, coach Ron Rivera may weigh the benefits of shutting down Newton for the rest of the season.

"I'm not looking forward to that conversation," Newton said after Carolina's 12-9 loss to the Saints .

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-New Orleans 1220.857
Carolina 680.429
Atlanta 590.357
Tampa Bay 590.357
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: C. Newton3395
Pass TDs: C. Newton24
Rush Yds: C. McCaffrey979
Rush TDs: C. McCaffrey7
Rec Yds: C. McCaffrey768
Rec TDs: C. McCaffrey6
Int: D. Jackson4
Sacks: M. Addison8.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5162 (12)
Passing Yards: 3491 (18)
Rushing Yards: 1884 (3)
Points per game: 23.8 (15)
Yards per game: 368.7 (12)
Touchdowns: 40 (11)
Field Goals: 16 (30)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4930 (16)
Passing Yards: 3705 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1426 (7)
Points per game: 24.6 (21)
Yards per game: 352.1 (16)
Touchdowns: 40 (25)
Field Goals: 19 (9)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/7 C. Catanzaro signed
12/7 A. Silatolu on IR knee
12/6 T. Hearn active/prac. squad
12/6 I. Silberman pract. squad add
12/6 B. Mahon on IR concussion
12/5 M. Frazier active/prac. squad
12/5 K. Nacua pract. squad add
12/5 D. White pract. squad add
12/5 G. Olsen on IR foot
12/4 J. Thornton pract. squad del
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/17 G. Gano left knee (Out)
12/17 K. Short calf (Doubtful)
12/9 C. Jones illness (Questionable)
12/9 G. Gano left knee (Out)
12/7 A. Silatolu knee (IR)
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