BOSTON - Cam Newton’s preseason debut ended with him walking to the locker room Thursday night late in the first quarter, the Carolina Panthers reported.
The quarterback suffered a foot injury when he was sacked on third down to end Newton's third series against the New England Patriots.
He was seen limping off the field after the Panthers said he was briefly examined on the sideline.
Thursday marked the first time Newton has tested his throwing arm in live-action since he hurt his shoulder last season.
Head coach Ron Rivera hoped to have his starting quarterback play three or four series but, said before the game, it’ll depend on the flow.
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