Plus, this new report of a knee injury follows shortly after a separate report claiming that Newton's trouble getting off the field was because he was poked in the eye and not (again) because of a possible concussion.
While it's good that the knee issue sounds minor, it's just one more item to add to the long list of injuries Newton has suffered as the Panthers quarterback.
Newton was taken to the team's blue medical tent but not the locker room, which is a violation of the new National Football League rules.
The were fined $100,000, and the team's coaching and medical staffs were required to attend medical training regarding the concussion protocol, after a joint review determined the club did not properly evaluate quarterback following a hard tackle during a November 9 game against Arizona.
Oprah's home damaged by California mudslides
Santa Barbara County officials put a boil water notice in effect for the entire Montecito Water District on Tuesday afternoon. The couple had resigned themselves to sleeping in their vehicle until a former professor invited them to his home in Ventura.
Trump Administration's CFPB Pick Backed by District Judge
On Nov. 26, English filed her lawsuit challenging Mulvaney's appointment in the US District Court for the District of Columbia . The dispute began November 24 when Richard Cordray, a Democrat, stepped down as bureau director.
Power Cut At Major Las Vegas Tech Show
Despite this, many have noted that power outage and the weather were not the only problems of CES 2018 . Huawei Mobile also promoted its Mate 10 Pro smartphone, saying, "Caught in the #CESBlackout? ".
However, the NFL's new rule - which was implemented nine days prior - states: "A player who exhibits gross motor instability or significant loss of balance must be taken to the locker room for evaluation if it is not diagnosed as an orthopedic injury".
According to the NFL's revised concussion protocol, Cam Newton should have been examined in the locker room after falling to the ground as he was walking to the sideline. So it's also not very surprising to hear he's not happy about all the big hits Newton takes.
"But when he walked off and he told the trainers he got poked in the eye, then they did take him into the tent and checked him for a concussion, which he did not have", Hurney said.
The Panthers said Newton was poked in the eye and was evaluated for a concussion in the team's blue medical tent on the sideline. "He took a knee because they told him to take a knee so we could get the official timeout and Derek could warm up".