Cam Newton: Above the Law?

There was an outrage last year after Jeff Fisher let his QB stay in the game and continue to play after receiving what looked like a concussion causing hit. Today, the Panthers got away with the same thing. I am not here to argue the idiocy of offsetting penalties for grounding when your QB is blown up with a hit to the helmet. That call flies directly in the face of the player safety stance that the league is committed to. It just appeared to me and a lot of people watching that if it is the fourth quarter and your team is trying to make a come back on the national stage, player safety rules go out the window. Social Media reacted right away to the hit. Cam Newton remains in the game after taking blow to the skull: — Deadspin (@Deadspin) September 9, 2016 How is Cam staying in? — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) September 9, 2016 Concussion

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