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Cam Newton Famous CTE Expert Calls BS ... That's a Concussion

1/8/2018 6:29 AM PST

Famous CTE Expert Calls BS On Cam Newton

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The co-founder of the Boston University CTE Center believes Cam Newton suffered a concussion during Sunday's NFL playoff game ... and says Cam's excuse for going back in the game is a joke. 

The Panthers QB was rocked in the 4th quarter of the Wild Card game against the Saints -- collapsing while jogging toward the sideline. 

He was examined by medical personnel and was cleared to reenter the game. Newton later said he did NOT feel like he had a concussion, but suffered an eye injury from his helmet slipping down. 

Sure. 

Enter Chris Nowinski, Ph.D. -- one of the most famous and esteemed CTE experts in the world ... who also played college football and wrestled for the WWE. 

"This 'Cam Newton's visor poked him in the eye' is the greatest storyline in the history of sports," Nowinski said. 

"And I'm saying that as a former WWE wrestler. Watch the video, you don't collapse after that him because you need ice on your face. It's a #concussion."

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