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Stats and Superlatives: Cam Newton’s 4th Player of the Week Award

Photo: Margaret Bowles




  • Became the first Panther to win Player of the Week four times in a single season. 
  • Is now one Player of the Week award behind New England's Tom Brady for most in a single season.
  • Won the Panthers' 7th Player of the Week award this year, the most the team has won in a single season.
  • Became the NFL's first player to win the award four times in a seven-week span since San Diego's LaDainian Tomlinson in 2006.


Photo: Margaret Bowles
Photo: Margaret Bowles




  • Became the first player in NFL history with 300-plus passing yards, at least five passing touchdowns and 100 or more rushing yards in a single game.
  • Became the first player in NFL history with 100 rushing yards and five passing touchdowns in a single game.
  • Became the first player in NFL history with 340 passing yards and 100 rushing yards. 
  • Threw five touchdown passes for the third time in his past five games.
  • Became the fifth quarterback in NFL history with three or more games with five or more passing touchdowns in a season (Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Daunte Culpepper).
  • Ripped off a 47-yard run, the longest rush for the Panthers this season.
  • Led his fourth game-winning drive of his season and the 12th of his career.
  • Became the fourth quarterback to win at least 17 straight regular-season starts in the Super Bowl era (Peyton Manning (23, '08-'09; 17, '12-'13), Tom Brady (21, '06-'08; 18, '03-'04), Jim McMahon (22, '84-'87).
  • Became the only player in NFL history to start a career with five seasons of 3,000-plus passing yards and at least 500 rushing yards.
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