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Newton Named PFWA MVP, Offensive Player of the Year

Posted Jan 20, 2016

Quarterback becomes first Panther to earn MVP and Offensive Player of the Year by Pro Football Writers of America.

CHARLOTTE - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been voted the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

Newton fronted a dominant Panthers offense with 35 touchdown passes, 10 rushing touchdowns and 3,837 passing yards while helping lead Carolina to a 15-1 record in the regular season and top seed in the NFC.

Now in his fifth season, Newton is the 41st MVP honored by the PFWA and the first member of the Panthers to earn the award.

Newton has been the recipient of many honors this season, including the AP All-Pro First Team, Sporting News Offensive Player of the Year and Sporting News All-Pro.