Cam Newton

Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery to repair rotator cuff

Cam Newton is at home recovering from surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder on Thursday.

Dr. Pat Connor performed the surgery on the Panthers quarterback's throwing shoulder at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

"Dr. Connor was pleased with the results of the surgery and Cam is at home resting," Panthers head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion said.

Vermillion said Newton will begin his rehabilitation on Monday.

Newton, the NFL's Most Valuable Player in 2015, suffered the injury last December in a win over the San Diego Chargers. The Panthers hoped that rest during the offseason would allow the shoulder to heal...