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THE LATEST: Newton excited for Super matchup against Manning

The Latest from the NFL conference championship games Sunday. (All times EST)

10:25 p.m.

The Carolina Panthers are one happy group of football players heading to the Super Bowl.

With chants of "MVP, MVP, MVP!' ringing in his ears, all Cam Newton could do was let out a scream and raise his arms as he spoke into the microphone.

"I'm excited! I'm excited!" an elated Newton said after dabbing his way for two touchdown runs and two scoring passes in leading the Panthers to a 49-15 rout of Arizona Cardinals in the NFC championship game.

Considered a front-runner for NFL MVP honors, Newton will lead his team against five-time MVP winner Peyton...

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