Speaking in a Tuesday radio interview, Panthers GM Dave Gettleman confirmed Cam Newton (ankle surgery) is unlikely to practice before training camp.
Panthers GM Dave Gettleman said he plans to exercise Cam Newton's 2015 fifth-year option.
Coach Ron Rivera said Cam Newton's ankle issues date back to college.
Cam Newton's ankle surgery was completed without complications Wednesday.
Cam Newton will undergo ankle surgery on Wednesday and will be sidelined four months.
Appearing on the Dan Patrick Show Monday, Cam Newton said he's "absolutely not" considering a holdout heading into the final year of his rookie contract.
The Charlotte Observer believes Panthers GM Dave Gettleman's first order of business this offseason will be to extend Cam Newton's contract.
Cam Newton completed 16-of-25 passes for 267 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions, and rushed 10 times for a team-high 54 yards in Carolina's Divisional Round loss to San Francisco.
Cam Newton completed 15-of-27 passes for 149 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in Sunday's 21-20 Week 17 win at Atlanta.
Cam Newton doesn't expect his ankle injury to affect his mobility in Sunday's game against the Falcons.
Coach Ron Rivera said he's not concerned with Cam Newton's toe and ankle nicks.
Cam Newton completed 13-of-22 passes for 181 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Carolina's 17-13, Week 16 win over the Saints.
Weather.com projects no rain in the Charlotte forecast for Sunday's Saints-Panthers game.
Cam Newton played through a toe injury in Carolina's Week 15 win over the Jets.