Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) is hit  by Washington Redskins' London Fletcher (59) and Stephen Bowen (72) as he dives for the end zone during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Photo by: Chuck Burton

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) is hit by Washington Redskins' London Fletcher (59) and Stephen Bowen (72) as he dives for the end zone during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)