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If you want Cam Newton in your fantasy league, it is likely going to cost you a first-round selection.
That's right; after just one season, the Carolina Panthers QB has become one of the hottest fantasy commodities in all of football.
But is he worthy of such a high distinction already?
His rookie year was amazing to say the least, as he threw for over 4000 yards, rushed for another 700 and had a total of 35 touchdowns.
Those types of astronomical numbers will be difficult to repeat, especially on the ground, where Newton averaged 5.6 yards-per-carry last season.
Newton is going to be a great fantasy QB for years to come, but in the first round, a selection of the former Heisman winner seems like a stretch.
The first round is where you take the reliant and consistently amazing players the NFL has to offer.
Newton has a small body of work and could easily fall victim to the sophomore slump in a tough NFC South division.
In the middle of the second round, pounce on him; at the end of the second round, laugh at everyone else for foolishly allowing him to slip through their grasp.
But in the first round, make sure you know the risk you are getting into.