Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)