For Cam Newton and Carolina, it’s over. With a whimper.

By John Ellis

Well, it’s over. As T.S. Eliot once wrote: this is the way it ends, with “a whimper, not with a bang.” Cameron Jerrell Newton, the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, was released by the Panthers on a cold, bleak, uniquely uncertain Tuesday afternoon in the Carolinas. We’ve all chronicled the story, but…