No kidding. I read somewhere last week a scout said that Newton's potential was literally limitless. I know enough to know and acknowledge that I don't know as much about football as I might like you to think. But I am NOT seeing it with Cam. In fairness to the young man, I think there are two things working against him, one unique to Redskins' fans, the other more general.
The last QB to come out of Auburn after an almost perfect season was Campbell. I have a feeling that some of us are resisting Newton partially because of that. In addition, the last time an SEC QB in this mold flew up the draft boards so quickly was JaMarcus the Hutt. I would expect some to be a bit hesitant to go out on a limb for this kid because of the epic disaster that was Russell.
Having said all that, I don't see Cam being successful, seems like a flash in the pan to me.