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Cam Newton Has Brutally Honest Message For Fans

Cam Newton on the sideline during a game against Tampa Bay.

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - SEPTEMBER 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter of their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 12, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

The Carolina Panthers will be without star quarterback Cam Newton for the foreseeable future.

Doctors diagnosed Newton with a Lisfranc injury in his foot - which is a sprain of the foot. As a result, he's expected to miss several weeks.

On Friday night, Newton said " target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">in a video blog released Friday that he was hiding just how much his left foot sprain was hurting.

With a glass of wine next to him and a cigar in hand, Newton confirmed he suffered a Lisfranc injury and won't come back until it is 100-percent healed.

"It could very well be a week. Or two weeks," Newton said in the video.

"It could be three weeks, it could be four weeks, it could be six weeks. But I have to understand and know if it takes that time, I trust in this team that they will -- we will -- still be in a great situation by the time I get back.''

Newton revealed he never should have played in the season-opener against the Los Angeles Rams after suffering the foot injury in the preseason.

He missed last week's game against the Arizona Cardinals, but backup Kyle Allen flourished in his absence. Allen tossed four touchdown passes in the team's 38-20 win.