In addition to getting no help from his wide receivers, Newton got pummeled in the backfield repeatedly, sacked four times, poked in the eye and kicked in the head.
But that doesn't matter, according to the joint statement the NFL and NFL Players Association distributed just nine days before that Panthers-Saints game.
With 8:26 left in the 31-26 loss to New Orleans, Newton went down after a hit by Saints backup defensive tackle David Onyemata.
On the surface, that excuse seems like a hard one to believe, especially in light of how often the NFL's concussion protocol gets ignored for star players.
In December, the National Football League announced changes to its concussion protocol, including forcing players who stumble or fall to get evaluated in the locker room rather than the medical tent, except in cases of orthopedic injuries.
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Earlier this year, the Seattle Seahawks were fined $100,000 after quarterback Russell Wilson was not properly tested.
Newton echoed coach Ron Rivera's assessment that Newton was poked in the eye.
"I know it was precautionary things for a concussion", Newton said, "but it wasn't a hit to the head, it was my eye. He took a knee because they told him to take a knee so we could get the official timeout and Derek could warm up".
According to Schefter, the quarterback underwent an MRI for the injured knee on Monday, which came back negative. My helmet had come down low enough over my eyelid and it got pressed by the player's stomach, I believe.
Newton returned for the next offensive series after missing just one play and threw a 56-yard touchdown pass to rookie Christian McCaffery.
But we're confident we can get out if it. "It's a hard place to go anwyay but I think it will be a very tough game for us". The Premier League is back this weekend as a struggling West Brom side look to get their season back on track at home.
De Gea is enjoying another fine season at the Theatre of Dreams, ensuring the club have only fallen to three league defeats. As always, feel free to post your own Man United and/or Stoke prediction , as well as your forecast for the final score.
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She says he told her to keep what transpired a secret, and then he got back in the auto and drove her to her home. Woodson insisted to WMC Action News 5 , however, that Savage is lying about how he handled the incident.
Trump, made clear this is not going be just some agreement among a small handful of people", Cornyn said. District Court Judge William Alsup ordered the administration to resume accepting renewal applications.
But she stressed there's been no real polling in the race to indicate what Democratic voters are thinking this early. She called for unity, saying: "Now is the time to get behind candidates that will lead us to victory in November".
Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who attended the meeting and confirmed the president's comments. "They're s***hole countries. Senator Dick Durbin of IL spoke on his bewilderment, calling the language used, "heartbreaking".
In the first meeting this season back in Week 5, he had much success posting 10 catches on 19 targets for 157 receiving yards. I didn't want him to get any of the guys that weren't sick, sick. "We do need to get him well from an illness standpoint".
Kim warned he had a nuclear button on his desk and the "entire mainland of the U.S. is withing the range of our nuclear weapons". He clarified he was not saying he has spoken to him or not, but just simply did not want to comment on it.
He has shown he can be a game-changer in first campaign hauling in 58 catches for 917 receiving yards and seven touchdowns. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sustained a partially torn calf in Week 15 against the Patriots.
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Named Onboard, the technology by Amazon can also execute a few more orders when fully developed and deployed for field use. Toyota is planning to bring Alexa to more of its own models this year and in 2019.
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Mr Trump said if "something can come out of those talks that would be a great thing for all of humanity". Asked if other North Korean athletes would compete at Pyeongchang, Chang said only that time would tell.
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They will also be buoyed by the fact that they have beaten the Cityzens the last four times they have met at home in the league. Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers in the Anfield dugout in October 2015, four months on from stepping down at Borussia Dortmund.
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In the first few days of Manushi's life she lost weight, however, after seven weeks, she was able to start taking milk. Pradeep Suryawanshi, Senior Professor of Neonatology from Bharti University in Pune, India, said, Times Now reported.
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