True and false.
Yes, other players face heat. Newton is unique. Name another player in the last decade that entered the NFL with the national attention Newton was recieving. Newton is under a different microscope than most 2nd year players and was last year.
The Golden Calf of Bristol last year got far more attention than Cam has ever received from the national media (a lot of it was positive, but there were plenty of people calling him out too). You just notice it more because you're a panthers fan
People just need to ignore it. The negative press will eventually stop once he starts winning some games and making the playoffs. The media loves a "troubled player turning himself around" story, just look at all the stuff we heard about Vick when he was coming back. He was a changed person, he studied the plays so well, he was such an improved QB. Doesnt matter if the story makes sense or not, as long as it fits the narrative