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Injury Update For Panthers QB Cam Newton

Cam Newton celebrating during a game against the Saints.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates during the second half of the NFC Wild Card playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Over the weekend, the Carolina Panthers pulled off an improbable comeback against the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. Trailing 17-0 in the fourth quarter, Cam Newton led the Panthers to three touchdown drives over the final 11 minutes en route to a 21-17 win.

The most-pivotal play of the afternoon came on a fourth down when Newton scrambled and found wide receiver Torrey Smith for a first down. On that play, Newton took a huge shot, but managed to hold his ground.

After the game, though, it appears the hits Newton took last weekend piled up. The star quarterback popped up on the injury report and was limited with a right shoulder injury.

Panthers head coach Ron Rivera described the injury as "general soreness" so it doesn't sound like Newton is in danger of missing any time.

Carolina sits at 4-2 on the season, good for second in the NFC South behind the 5-1 New Orleans Saints. Next up for the Panthers is a touch home contest against the Baltimore Ravens.