Cam Newton (Cam Newton #1) celebrates against the Miami Dolphins at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, on November 13, 2017.
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An insider told the Associated Press that the New England Patriots had reached an agreement with free agent quarterback Cam Newton to introduce the 201
The person familiar with the matter said that the one-year deal was worth up to $7.5 million and was accompanied by incentives because he had no right to discuss the deal publicly. A Patriot spokesman said the team had no news to announce on Sunday evening. The signature was first reported by ESPN.
“I’m excited, now I don’t know anything!” Newton posted on Instagram “All praise to God! Delete content tomorrow! I hope you are ready! Let’s get started.”
The Patriots have been bringing the 2019 fourth round draft pick Jarrett Stidham into training camp. This is Brady’s heir. Brady has led the team to six times since 2001. Super Bowl champion, but signed with Tampa Bay in the offseason. Steedham participated in three games last season, completed two passes, a total of 14 yards, one of which was intercepted.
34-year-old Brian Hoyer is the only quarterback to defend the East Asian champion. He started 38 games in his 11-year career, including two Patriots, a total of 7 teams.
Newton was selected to the Pro Bowl three times and became the league’s number one star in 2015, but he is still the leader of the NFL’s quarterback record. He also has a five-year, $103.8 million contract, but there is one year left, but the Panthers released him on March 24, saving $19.1 million in salary caps.
The 31-year-old Newton became the first overall pick in the 2011 draft after leading Auburn to the national championship and winning the Heisman Trophy. He has helped the Panthers into the playoffs four times, including the 2015 Super Bowl.
The Panthers ended the season 15-1. Newton won the league’s most valuable player honor after throwing 3,837 and 35 touchdowns and sprinting 636 yards and 10 TDs. But after Carolina lost to the Denver Broncos 24-10 in the Super Bowl, he was criticized for not jumping a loose ball late in the game and shortening the post-match press conference.
After missing the playoffs in 2016, the Panthers returned to the field after defeating their opponents 11-5 next year and lost to the New Orleans Saints in the wild card round. Even more troublesome, a shoulder injury severely hindered his throw in 2018; after the 6-2 start, the Panthers lost the next seven games.
Newton had surgery before the 2019 season to repair a torn rotator cuff. But he was briefly injured in his third game against New England in the preseason. He played in only two games last season and was injured after Franz Franz broke.
Since then, Newton has been doing fitness training and posted some fitness videos on Instagram. But because of the coronavirus, he had no chance to meet other teams to prove his health.
In nine seasons, he completed 2,371 passes for a total of 29,041 yards, and made 108 touchdowns and 182 touchdowns. He also ran 4,806 yards and 58 points.