Cam Newton has two transverse fractures in lower back

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered two fractures in his back during a car accident.

He'll remain hospitalized overnight with two transverse process fractures in his lower back.

The Panther said he has no other internal injuries.

It's the same injury suffered by Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, causing him to miss a game.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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