In any other offseason, a team simply releasing a former MVP quarterback would have been the biggest story in the league.

This offseason, the Panthers’ handling of Cam Newton didn’t resonate the same way, and it still hasn’t been actually explained.

Via Joe Person of, Panthers General Manager Marty Hurney wouldn’t get into any specifics when asked why they made the decision to move on from Newton, dangling him in a futile attempt for a trade and then just cutting him.

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Now the market isn’t as fruitful, possibly leaving Cam in the cold. 

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