Panthers Beat: Cam Newton 'expected to start,' showing 'a lot of zip'

ESPN - [Full Article]

Quarterback Cam Newton didn't practice on Wednesday, raising speculation that his fractured ribs might be more of a factor than led to believe. But the Panthers simply were taking precautions, and Newton is expected to start Sunday vs. a Tampa Bay team he's had success against in the past. Rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin says Newton is throwing well, with a lot of zip on the ball.

Fantasy Impact: 

Newton was throwing on Friday, which is a good sign for his availability on Sunday.

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