Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday, although it remains unclear if the league's MVP will play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
Newton took reps with the first-team offense after missing Monday night's game against Tampa Bay with a concussion.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Newton remains in the league's concussion protocol and it's too early to know his status for this week's game at the Superdome.
"He looked good and threw the ball pretty doggone well," Rivera said. "He was involved in the plays that we had scripted for him and handled those very well."
Rivera said now the team is waiting "with bated...