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IT'S OFFICIAL: Cam Wins AP Rookie of the Year!

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

Newton is the second straight No. 1 overall draft pick to take the honor in voting by a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. Rams QB Sam Bradford won it last year.

The first Panther to take the award, Newton received 47 votes to three for Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton.

Newton set an NFL record for touchdowns rushing in a season by a quarterback with 14 and became the first player in league history to throw for 4,000 yards and rush for 500. He helped Carolina improve from 2-14 to 6-10, throwing for 21 touchdowns.

No quarterback had won the award until Ben Roethlisberger in 2004. Since, Vince Young, Matt Ryan, Bradford and Newton have been chosen.

http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/panthers-qb-newton-wins-offensive-rookie-year-15514567

Looks like the press release got out early! :cam: :cam: :cam:

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Where's your God now Grits

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Yeah baby!

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Not shocking.

What's shocking is that no QB won the award until Big Ben in 2004.

And that three people actually voted for Andy Dalton.

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Foregone conclusion

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Not shocking.

What's shocking is that no QB won the award until Big Ben in 2004.

And that three people actually voted for Andy Dalton.

:cam:

47 votes for Cam, 3 for Dalton...but...but..the winz!

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In a Landslide!!!!!

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So obviously the Ohio media member voted for Dalton which is understandable. But who are the other two douches who didn't vote for Cam?

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lol 3 votes for Dalton

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47-3 ??

GrG, TRD and Terry Bradshaw must have had a vote.

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Take that Andy Dalton and all your fans!!:cam:

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that was a close call

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