Both coach Ron Rivera and Cam Newton said there's "no doubt" he'll play Week 1 despite a rib injury.
Cam Newton (ribs) didn't practice Monday, but "appeared to be walking better."
The Panthers don't expect to know Cam Newton's (rib) Week 1 availability until next week.
Cam Newton has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his ribs, but the Panthers are optimistic he will play in Week 1.
Cam Newton will play in the Panthers' fourth preseason game.
Cam Newton completed 8-of-12 passes for 88 yards and added three rushes for 12 yards in the Panthers' third preseason game Friday night.
Cam Newton (ankle) started Carolina's second preseason game Sunday night, completing 4-of-9 passes for 65 yards.
Cam Newton (ankle) will play "at least" a quarter in Sunday's preseason game against the Chiefs.
The Panthers have cleared Cam Newton (ankle) for read-option plays in camp, and will start him in their second preseason game.
Cam Newton described the lingering pain in his ankle as a "thump" when he moves on it incorrectly.
FOX's Alex Marvez expects Cam Newton's rushing numbers to decline again this season.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the team has not decided if Cam Newton (ankle surgery) will play in the preseason opener Friday.
Cam Newton (ankle surgery) has been fully cleared for training camp.
Cam Newton (ankle surgery) was medically cleared to work out last week.