CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 30: Junior Galette #93 of the New Orleans Saints sacks Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 30, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Saints won 28-10. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Cam Newton is going to extreme lengths after perceived missed calls put his health in danger

Cam Newton needs the league's assistance.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was hit in the knee during Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, and Newton said after the game his health was in danger.

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Newton took several shots to the head earlier in the season against the Denver Broncos, and he said he feels like he's held to a different standard than other star quarterbacks in the league.

During his press conference after the 30-20 win over the Cardinals, Newton said he wanted to discuss his health with Roger Goodell.

Newton scrambles more than most quarterbacks, and he is bigger than most NFL defenders. However, it does seem like he takes more hits in the pocket than most quarterbacks, so this is an interesting situation to monitor moving forward.

ESPN's Ed Werder updated the situation as well, noting Goodell will meet with Newton:

(h/t The Big Lead)