You hear all the time about competitive windows in sports, and how each one can close relatively quickly for either a certain player or certain team. It’s inevitable in sports. Players only have a certain shelf life to do things and they have a certain amount of time to accomplish it with a group that is willing to get them to their goals. Heading into the 2019 season, at least one member of the Carolina Panthers is conscientious of it.
Quarterback Cam Newton knows that the game can be rather fickle and opportunistic. After the injuries he has dealt with over the last year, it is certainly coming into sharp focus for him.