Granted, I'm not a panthers fan, and Steve smith is on my fantasy team. And since I have the Nfl ticket, I'll bet I've watched a lot more of Newton in action than most here.
But as an outsider looking in, Newton is vick 2.0
Enormous ego, all about his personal stats. Runs when he should throw, at the expense of wide open receivers down the field. Good luck, because that kind of personality defect is nearly impossible to correct this late in life.