Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spoke to the media for the first time since being injured in a car crash.
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a brutal car crash on Tuesday, and it was initially feared that this accident had given him life-threatening injuries.
Although his car was severely wrecked, Newton escaped with only two transverse process fractures in his back. This will keep him out for Week 15 and possibly longer, but the quarterback is grateful for how fortunate he was to avoid more serious damage.
“I’m on somebody’s fantasy league, and I think it’s the man upstairs,” the Panthers quarterback said to the media while talking publicly for the first time since the accident.
Here is a tweet from SI Wire releasing Newton’s comments on his frightening car accident.
Panthers QB Cam Newton on car accident: ‘I’m just thankful that I have breath in my lungs’ http://t.co/I0b53Q8JqQ
— SI Wire (@SI_Wire) December 11, 2014