Newton, smoking a cigar and sipping a glass of wine, confirmed that his mid-left foot sprain is actually a “mild” Lisfranc injury. The Athletic’s Joe Person first reported last week that Newton’s foot sprain was a Lisfranc.
Perhaps it was too early to give up on the Panthers. Are the Arizona Cardinals one of the worst teams Carolina will face all season? Probably. Don’t let that put a damper on a win-or-else victory Sunday.