Cam Newton, Panthers closing in on contract extension

The Carolina Panthers and star quarterback Cam Newton are closing in on a five-year contract worth over $100 million. Drafted first overall in 2011 out of Auburn where he won a Heisman Trophy, Newton has established himself as one of the top young quarterbacks in the game. Newton made the Pro Bowl in two of his first three NFL seasons. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider 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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