Panthers, Cam Newton agree to four-year, $22 million deal


The reigning number one overall pick is officially under contract. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Panthers have agreed on a four-year, $22 million contract with Cam Newton. The deal, which is fully guaranteed, also includes a fifth-year, non-guaranteed option worth $14 million.

NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora was right on the money. His sources told him earlier in the month that Newton’s contract would have a total value around $35 million, give or take a few pennies.

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