Panther Nation is stoked to welcome back the best player in franchise history
Charlotte, NC — In the NFL's storied 100 seasons, roughly 27,000 players have suited up for a game. But of these players, only 8 can boast of having won a Heisman in college and an MVP in the NFL. Cam Newton is 1 of the 8.
Just as Patriots fans were stunned when the team let Tom Brady leave, Panthers fans were shocked when the new owner and coaching staff cut Cam Newton. The best player in franchise history.
Two years later, after losing seasons and throwing away millions on quarterbacks that didn't pan out, the Panthers finally brought back the player that led them to the Super Bowl.
Not since LeBron returned to Cleveland has a fanbase been more excited to welcome a player back. No wonder Super Cam's return reportedly boosted the price of Panthers tickets by a whopping 41 percent.
Though Newton didn't start Sunday's game against the first-place Cardinals, he nevertheless set the Twitter-verse on fire with his triumphant return.
No wonder Panthers Nation showers Newton with love. After all, the quarterback brought hope to a historically losing franchise. And once again, on Sunday, Netwon's magic saved the day.
"The Panthers Have Risen from the Dead," read yesterday's Sports Illustrated headline.
In 2015, while many big-name free agents chose larger markets over Charlotte, Newton stayed home and carried the Panthers to a Super Bowl.
Not to mention, Newton started a phenom called the "Dab."
And then, there's the annual "Cam's Thanksgiving Jam." Newton serves Thanksgiving meals to thousands of underprivileged Charlotte area children.
In short, from his philanthropy off the field to bringing Super Bowl hopes to Panthers Nation, it's no wonder the city is thrilled to welcome "Super Cam" back.