Rivera stated, “No, he’s not injured,” he continued, “I’m not quite sure where all that came from, but to put it to rest, and he said it in his press conference after the game, he’s fine.”
Reports came out that Newton, 25, was playing with a right foot injury. Newton who’s in his 4th season, is coming off of surgery on his left ankle. Newton isn’t expected to miss any time.
The Carolina Panthers will face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.