Panthers will apparently claim a knee injury caused Cam Newton to stumble

Panthers will apparently claim a knee injury caused Cam Newton to stumble

Newton was checked for a concussion in the medical tent behind the Panthers' bench, but was cleared to return.

Following a big hit from Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata, Newton staggered to the ground and had trouble keeping his balance, which led to him being evaluated for a concussion on the sideline.

An offensive guard, Andrus Peat suffered a broken left fibula in the team's 31-26 Wild Card Round victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

According to the NFL, this action required a locker room examination due to the inclusion of the notice that league will "require a locker room concussion evaluation for all players demonstrating gross or sustained vertical instability (e.g., stumbling or falling to the ground when trying to stand)".

Schefter further reports that an MRI showed no damage and that Newton would have played if the Panthers had advanced into the Divisional Round.

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The new league policy that went into effect in late December mandates that players head to the locker room for more extensive testing when exhibiting symptoms related to a concussed state.

Newton echoed coach Ron Rivera's assessment that Newton was poked in the eye.

Carolina interim general manager Marty Hurney said this week Newton was told to take a knee before reaching the sideline so backup quarterback Derek Anderson could get warmed up without the Panthers using a timeout.

"I know it was a precautionary concussion protocol thing that happened, but it wasn't my head, it was my eye", he said, per NFL Network's Tiffany Blackmon.

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