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Reading back through my notes, I did realize I forgot about the long crossing route that Newton had in a two-minute drill to Gary Barnidge.
But for those that are reading on ESPN.com and NFL.com, it was not a touchdown. Barnidge would have been tackled in a real game.
Now, the throw Newton made later to David Clowney of 65 yards?
That throw was legit.
But I'd like to point out this was against the second-team defense both times.
Still, there was a lot of energy every time he stepped on the field, and he got a lot of applause (Clausen got some boos, actually).
Newton did make some bad throws, but he made up for some poor decisions with his arm strength, like when he hit Clowney (I believe) in the back of the end zone in a receiver-secondary battle from the 10-yard line later.
So overall, I'd have to say you're pleased as Carolina fans with Newton's progress.
And, most importantly, during his interview afterward, he was clearly focused on the next practice, the next install, the next chance to learn.