Cam Newton named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

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The good news keeps rolling in for Cam Newton and his Carolina Panthers. Newton has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, against a 37-29 win over the Green Bay Packers. Newton completed 15 of 30 passes for 297 yards and ran for 57 yards on nine carries in one of the better games of his five-year NFL career.

According to the Panthers, Newton has been given this honor more than anyone in franchise history. He's the third Panther to be named player of the week this season.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.