And he didn't take long to get involved with the community and fanbase again.
On Thursday, Newton announced he was giving away 50 tickets to this Sunday's home game against the Washington Football Team.
"To the people who have rarely been to a game, or have never been to a game, this Sunday is important for us," Newton said. "We need to reclaim Bank of America Stadium."
On Friday, Newton's production company, Iconic Saga, put out the rules to the giveaway online. These are the instructions they put inside their Instagram Story Friday for an online scavenger hunt:
- Subscribe to Iconic Saga on YouTube
- Find our "Commercials" Playlist
- In one of the older commercials, Cam Newton is using an umbrella. What brand is that umbrella?
- Find the "1st Day Back With @CarolinaPanthers" recent video
- What beverage does Cam request while on the private plane?
- Send DM with your 2 answers
Newton, who played the 2020 season with the New England Patriots and spent the first nine weeks of this season without a team before being signed back by Carolina, has heard about other fanbases taking over the stadium on game day.
"Something that will give us an added push to win a football game on Sunday," Newton said. "We need to bring the pride back to Carolina."
The game, which pits Newton and the Panthers against former coach Ron Rivera, has boosted ticket sales.
TickPick.com shows many tickets for the game have increased in price by 100%.
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