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Both of Carolina’s headliners in the backfield, DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, return and the Panthers picked up Chicago tight end Greg Olsen in a trade to bolster the receiving corps.

“I don’t know about you guys, but I don’t know that I’ve ever seen anyone like him,” Olsen said of his new quarterback. “Watching him on TV is a whole lot different than seeing him in person. He just has that something about him, that confidence.”

Newton’s hopes he can carry that through camp and into the regular season. He said he’s prepared to work as hard as possible to show he’s ready for the NFL.

“It’s exciting just to be around the football atmosphere again,” he said.