‘The truth about why I'm sidelined': Cam Newton opens up about injury in new video

'˜The truth about why I'm sidelined': Cam Newton opens up about injury in new video

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton released a video on his YouTube channel Friday addressing why he’s sidelined.

He said he realized pregame before the season opener versus the Los Angeles Rams that he couldn’t run.

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Newton confirmed he’s dealing with a Lisfranc injury, which happens when a bone breaks in the mid-foot or ligaments tear, causing joint instability.

He said he’s doing everything he can to get back. He said whether it's a week or six weeks, he just wants to make sure he’s 100%.

(You can watch the entire 15-minute video below.)