The 2015 NFL MVP’s 2019 season is in question.
Cam Newton was held out of the Carolina Panthers’ final two regular-season games due to a sore right shoulder. The gunslinger underwent surgery on his throwing arm prior to the 2017 season, and it appears the 29-year-old might require more rest, or perhaps another surgery, to return to full strength.
Panthers owner David Tepper on Tuesday acknowledged to ESPN’s David Newton the quarterback could sit out next season to return to full strength.
“If you told me he took a year off and could recover and be fully recovered and everything else, and that’s what it took, an extra year, why wouldn’t you do (that)?” Tepper said.
The situation somewhat is similar to the one the Indianapolis Colts faced with Andrew Luck, who missed the entire 2017 season after undergoing…