Is Cam Newton Still a Top-10 Fantasy Football Quarterback?

Jun 24, 2019 01:54 AM EDT
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Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1).

  • Cam Newton has been one of the NFL's most-consistent fantasy quarterbacks for nearly a decade.
  • Ian Hartitz breaks down Cam Newton's upcoming season and where he should land in your draft order.

We’re in the thick of the NFL offseason and it’s officially time to start fantasy football prep. I’ll be answering the biggest questions heading into the 2019 season; this is part of that series.


The Panthers have been a winning football team more often than not during the Cam Newton era. Overall, their long-time franchise quarterback has gone 68-53-1 since entering the league in 2011, racking up three seasons with double-digit wins along the way.

Newton’s ridiculous rushing ability will always be an issue for defenses, and he’s become a problem that is nearly impossible to solve when he’s also at his best as a passer …

Of course, there are occasions when Newton becomes his own worst enemy, holding onto the ball too long and failing to consistently make accurate throws down the field.

What follows is a breakdown on what Newton brings to the table as well as what to make of his fantasy football value entering the 2019 season.

Newton is special as a ball carrier

There aren’t many quarterbacks in the history of the league blessed with Newton’s physical attributes:

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