Panthers release Cam Newton

Cam Newton, the Panthers franchise quarterback who carried the team to the 2015 Super Bowl, was released on Tuesday, ending an era.

AP: Panthers replacing Newton with Bridgewater as QB

Teddy Bridgewater is replacing Cam Newton as the Panthers quarterback. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Panthers have agreed to a three-year, $63 million contract with Bridgewater, who was an unrestricted free agent.