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Cam Newton was hit hard by David Onyemata and evaluated for a concussion.

By Chris Chavez
January 07, 2018

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton headed to the sidelines in the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFC Wild Card game against the New Orleans Saints after taking a hard hit from David Onyemata on a sack.

Newton was seen heading into the medical tent. The team announced that he was evaluated for a concussion and cleared the tests.

Watch the hit below:

Derek Anderson entered the game as his replacement but was sacked before the Panthers punted the ball away.

Newton re-entered the game with five minutes left as the Panthers trailed 31–19. He finished the drive with a touchdown pass to Christian McCaffrey that cut the lead to 31–26 with four minutes remaining. 

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