Cam Newton, NFL Draft TV Listings, Kobe Bryant and Thursday's Late Sports Buzz

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Cam Newton, NFL Draft TV Listings, Kobe Bryant and Thursday's Late Sports Buzz
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Tonight we’ll remember forever.

Someone is going to take a chance on Cam Newton. The question is: will they regret it?

I’m certain Cam has the physical tools, but does he have the mental makeup to succeed at the next level?

The Carolina Panthers are going to have to decide that soon. With a year of uncertainty in the NFL, the lockout still a possibility, a shortened preseason and an uncapped year potentially, could Newton be setting Carolina up for disaster?

Carolina has to worry about giving so much money to a guy who has so much to prove. But if they are right, and Cam Newton is as good as some think he’ll be, then this will be the easiest money spent.

I’m trying to see the upside to taking Cam first, and I’m just not seeing it. You can put him in any package you like, but what I see is a lazy quarterback who doesn’t seem interesting in learning football as much as he is in playing it.

Perhaps that’s harsh, but it’s the impression I’m getting. You can teach footwork, you can improve throwing motion, but you can’t teach work ethic and you can’t improve desire.

If Carolina takes him they are making a big mistake. These are words that I’m sure will come back to haunt me if I’m wrong, but I doubt I will be.

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