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  Patriots | Cam Newton finishes with 365 yards    Sun Nov 22, 05:32 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton went 26-for-40 for 365 yards and one touchdown against the Houston Texans in Week 11. He rushed for only six yards on three carries during the game.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton accounts for two TDs    Mon Nov 16, 12:45 AM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton completed 13 of 17 passes for 118 yards and a touchdown in a Week 10 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Newton also ran 11 times for 21 yards and a score.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton has sore neck    Tue Nov 10, 11:52 AM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton (neck) has a sore neck from a hit he suffered in Week 9.

Footballguys view: Newton takes a lot of punishment on a weekly basis. Neck injuries are always tricky, so we'll watch his practice status although may not get much information as the Patriots are purposefully vague with their reports.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton runs for two touchdowns    Mon Nov 9, 11:15 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton completed 27-of-35 passes for 274 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 9 against the New York Jets on Monday, Nov. 9, and he added 10 runs for 16 yards and two scores.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton posts 228 total yards    Sun Nov 1, 03:55 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton went 15-for-25 for 174 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions against the Buffalo Bills in Week 8. He also rushed for 54 yards and one touchdown on nine carries but lost a fumble during the game.

Footballguys view: Newton's fumble came on a late drive with the Patriots driving for a tying field goal or game-winning touchdown. He leaned on Jakobi Meyers early and didn't seem to miss Julian Edelman. The Patriots get the Jets next week and Newton is a strong matchup play now that he has found his game again.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton benched in horrific outing    Sun Oct 25, 10:28 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton completed 9-of-15 passes for just 98 yards, no touchdowns and three interceptions in Week 7 against the San Francisco 49ers and he ran for 19 yards before being benched in the fourth quarter of a blowout loss. Head coach Bill Belichick said he just wanted to get QB Jarrett Stidham some experience, and Newton 'absolutely' remains the starter.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton posts 233 total yards    Sun Oct 18, 04:56 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton went 17-for-25 for 157 yards, zero touchdowns and two interceptions against the Denver Broncos in Week 6. He also rushed for 76 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries during the game.

Footballguys view: Newton was uneven and only a long scramble got his team in scoring position for their only offensive touchdown - which he scored on the ground. Newton has always been a feast or famine fantasy quarterback, so the hope is that he and the Patriots offense will bounce back against the depleted 49ers defense next week.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton practicing Thursday    Thu Oct 15, 01:23 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 15.

Footballguys view: Newton is back in action and should be ready to go against the Broncos on Sunday. The Broncos defense is not that strong unless they're playing the Jets....so Newton should perform like a QB1 for Fantasy GMs in Week 6.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton activated    Wed Oct 14, 06:57 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton expected to practice Thursday    Wed Oct 14, 03:54 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton (illness) is expected to participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 15, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Newton should be back this week against the Broncos. Their defense has struggled this year, so Newton could pay off like a QB1 for Fantasy GMs in Week 6.

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  Patriots | NE hasn't decided on starting QB for Week 5    Sat Oct 10, 10:18 AM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton has not been ruled out of starting Week 5's game versus the Denver Broncos, even though he will not practice Saturday, Oct. 10, according to head coach Bill Belichick. 'I'm not getting into a bunch of hypotheticals,' Belichick said, when asked about who would be the starting quarterback if Newton was unable to play Monday, Oct. 12. 'We're taking it day by day, hour by hour.'

Footballguys view: We'll see what the Patriots do here. Newton may not be able to play since testing positive for COVID-19. The Patriots may just go with Jarrett Stidham as their starter against the Broncos on Monday.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton out for Week 4    Sat Oct 3, 11:03 AM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton is being added to the COVID-19/Reserve list Saturday, Oct. 3, and he will miss Week 4.

Footballguys view: The Patriots/Chiefs game could be played on Tuesday but any further positive tests would end that possibility and the league may decide to postpone the game further out of caution anyway. Newton and the Patriots for that matter are questionable for Week 5 with the Broncos up next.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton just so-so- vs. Raiders    Sun Sep 27, 08:41 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton completed 17-of-28 passes for 162 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 3 against the Las Vegas Raiders and he added nine runs for 27 yards.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton shines in primetime    Mon Sep 21, 01:30 AM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton completed 30 of 44 passes for 397 yards, one touchdown and one interception during the team's Week 2 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Newton also ran 11 times for 47 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton accounts for two TDs    Sun Sep 13, 04:45 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton went 15-for-19 for 155 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions against the Miami Dolphins in Week 1. He also rushed for 75 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries during the game.

Footballguys view: Newton played it safe in the passing game and finished two drives as a runner to provide a good game for anyone who trusted him in Week 1. If he was your best quarterback this week, you'll probably start him against Seattle next week.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton to be starting QB for Pats    Thu Sep 3, 03:53 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton has been named the team's starting quarterback for Week 1, according to a source.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Newton is the best option for the Patriots and Jarrett Stidham has had his struggles during camp. We'll see Newton lead an offense with a RBBC featuring at least three running backs, and his passing game will have a ton of question marks. Julian Edelman is the top player on the depth chart and after that we'll have to see who emerges with targets and receptions. Perhaps we'll see a lot of receptions for RB James White.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton excused from practice    Mon Aug 31, 07:38 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 31, because of an excused absence, according to a source.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton not feeling like starter    Wed Aug 26, 07:40 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton said Wednesday, Aug. 26, he 'absolutely' doesn't feel like the team's starter, despite taking the bulk of reps in training camp. 'I have so much I need to get better at, so much I need to learn, so much I need to be comfortable with. Throughout this process, that's the last thing that I'm pretty much worried about,' Newton said.

Footballguys view: Newton is likely to be the starter for the Patriots in Week 1. Frankly, we'd be a bit shocked if he wasn't. Newton is not getting ahead of himself and just putting in the work necessary to secure the position.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton receives most of work Sunday    Sun Aug 23, 03:13 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton received 30 repetitions during team drills Sunday, Aug. 23, while QB Brian Hoyer received 12 reps during 11-on-11 drills.

Footballguys view: Newton is pulling away in the quarterback competition and he's certainly worth a pick as your upside QB2, but he isn't drawing rave reviews for his practice performances and might have a slow start to the season.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton takes early lead in QB battle?    Thu Aug 20, 08:44 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton attempted 'nearly three times the number of competitive throws' that Jarrett Stidham did in practice Thursday, Aug. 20. This occurrence took place one day after head coach Bill Belichick told reporters 'there will be some point where that's (one quarterback seeing significantly more reps than the other) going to happen.

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  Patriots | Rotation at QB for Patriots?    Wed Aug 19, 02:53 PM

New England Patriots QBs Jarrett Stidham, Cam Newton and Brian Hoyer are competing for the starting job, but head coach Bill Belichick did not rule out the possibility of using a rotation at quarterback if it gives the team the best chance to win.

Footballguys view: Reiss is one of the best beat writers in the league, so when he suggests something we all should listen. The Patriots are running out of time to choose a starting quarterback and we could see a rotation early on in the season until one (Cam Newton?) emerges as the primary guy. It sounds crazy, but hey -- it would kind of fit 2020, right?

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  Patriots | Equal snaps for New England QBs    Mon Aug 17, 04:46 PM

New England Patriots QBs Cam Newton, Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer received equal repetitions during practice Monday, Aug. 17.

Footballguys view: The Patriots are not going to announce a starting quarterback until they have to. Newton should come out on top in this competition and so long as he's healthy could have a bounce-back season in 2020. We're expecting Stidham to beat out Hoyer for the no.2 quarterback job.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton proclaims self healthy    Fri Aug 7, 12:35 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton on Friday, Aug. 7, declared himself fully ready for training camp. 'At this particular time, I'm full go,' Newton said in a video conference call.

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  Patriots | Julian Edelman catches passes from Cam Newton    Wed Jul 22, 02:55 PM

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman participated in a throwing session with QB Cam Newton that Newton posted on his Instagram account Wednesday, July 22.

Footballguys view: Edelman should be a favorite target of Newton in 2020. The veteran has a current ADP of WR30 (6.12) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Patriots | N'Keal Harry getting reps with Cam Newton    Thu Jul 9, 06:38 PM

New England Patriots WR N'Keal Harry was filmed running routes with QB Cam Newton Wednesday, July 8.

Footballguys view: That's exactly what you want to hear if you are counting on Harry in a dynasty league. Newton has experience getting the most out of Kelvin Benjamin, who was a contested catch receiver like Harry.

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  Patriots | Former exec confident Cam Newton starts    Thu Jul 9, 06:33 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton will win the starting competition against QBs Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer in training camp, according to former Patriots executive vice president Michael Lombardi Thursday, July 9. 'Watching Cam Newton throw and move, there is no doubt he will win the starting job,' Lombardi tweeted.

Footballguys view: Lombardi is right. The only way Newton will lose out to Stidham is if he gets injured in training camp. Consider him a low QB1 even though the league seemed to move on from him earlier this offseason.

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  Patriots | Full details on Cam Newton's contract    Thu Jul 9, 12:53 PM

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots QB Cam Newton can earn $7.5 million next year if he hits all the incentives and wins the Super Bowl. He has a $1.05 million base salary, which $550,000 is guaranteed. He can earn $43,750 per game in roster bonuses, up to $700,000. He can earn a maximum of $3.75 million in playing-time incentives with $500,000 in Pro Bowl and All-Pro bonuses. He can earn a maximum of $1 million from $250,000 bonuses for each playoff win with above 50 percent playing time.

Footballguys view: All of those numbers sound like huge bargains for a starting quarterback. The Patriots took advantage of Newton finding little interest because of his recent slew of injuries. If Newton returns to form this year, the Patriots could recoup a third-round compensatory pick if he leaves in free agency in 2021.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton's deal official    Wed Jul 8, 05:42 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton officially signed his contract with the Patriots Wednesday, July 8. Official terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Newton gets his fresh start with the Patriots and will now compete for the starting job. His primary competition will be second-year quarterback Jarrett Stidham. If Newton is healthy after spending most of 2019 on Injured Reserve, then the former MVP should have no trouble winning the top spot.

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  Patriots | New England optimistic in Cam Newton's health    Sat Jul 4, 03:46 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton is in town to complete his physical Saturday, July 4 - a process that will reportedly take a few days to complete - but the team is 'confident in his condition' and 'no issues at all are anticipated on his physical,' according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Footballguys view: Newton missed most of the 2019 season with a foot injury he suffered in the preseason (against the Patriots). They'll be taking a look at that, but also his shoulder injury that has been an issue during his career. With almost a full year off to get healthy, Newton could look like his old self with his new team.

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  Patriots | More on Cam Newton's deal    Thu Jul 2, 10:41 AM

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots QB Cam Newton's deal guarantees him $550,000 with a $1.05 million base salary. He can earn $700,000 in per-game roster bonuses and another $5.75 million in incentives. He can earn a maximum of $7.5 million.

Footballguys view: The Patriots have very little financial commitment to Newton, so they are risking almost nothing if his body broken. If he is healthy, he should be the heavy favorite to start with a solid chance to get back into the fantasy QB1 ranks.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton could be tagged for 2021    Wed Jul 1, 01:57 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton could be hit with the franchise tag following the 2020 season, as there's no provision in his one-year contract preventing the Patriots from doing so, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports was told.

Footballguys view: The Patriots have a lot of different options with Newton. If they lose him after one season they'll get a third-round compensatory pick for him. If they franchise tag him it would give them at least right of refusal on Newton if some team wants to pluck him from the roster. The tag would also give the team more time to work out a new contract in 2021 if they wanted to.

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  Patriots | Rival expects Pats to keep three QBs    Wed Jul 1, 12:15 PM

An unnamed AFC East head coach told Dianna Russini of ESPN he expects the New England Patriots to keep three quarterbacks for the 2020 season and 'use Cam Newton perhaps as the wild card.' The coach said he doesn't expect Newton to start Week 1 in the offense and knows 'for a fact the Patriots love Jarrett Stidham.'

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  Patriots | Cam Newton not guaranteed starting job    Tue Jun 30, 04:56 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton was not guaranteed the starting job, according to a source Monday, June 29. The job will go to the best quarterback in training camp and the competition will include Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer.

Footballguys view: That sounds about right. Newton is the most talented quarterback on the roster, by far, if he's healthy. Stidham had first-round tools at Auburn but a poor senior season caused him to fall to the fourth round of the 2019 NFL draft. Hoyer is a journeyman veteran with plenty of starting experience but little upside. The Patriots will likely go with Newton as it should be clear he's the best option in training camp.

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  Browns | Cleveland checked in on Cam Newton    Mon Jun 29, 04:00 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton received some interest from the Cleveland Browns during free agency, but the two sides did not have any serious talks.

Footballguys view: The Browns checked in on Newton but nothing was serious. It's still an interesting note that they looked into the former NFL MVP because they have no.1 overall pick Baker Mayfield entering his third season in 2020. Sure, Mayfield had a down season in 2019 but he's looking to bounce back this year. The Browns worked diligently to add better protection in front of him on the offensive line. We'll see if that helps in what looks like a make-or-break season for the young quarterback. The Browns will have to decide on his fifth-year option after this season.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton drew rave review    Mon Jun 29, 11:30 AM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton's former offensive coordinator, Norv Turner, told Patriots head coach Bill Belichick that Newton was a great fit. 'My whole deal is, when Cam was healthy, and we were there with him [in 2018], we were 6-2,' Turner said. 'His issue was more health than anything else, and from what I understand, I don't think these are health issues that he can't overcome. He's had the time off now. I think he'll be great.'

Footballguys view: Newton is healthy now after only playing in two games last year. He broke his foot in the preseason (against the Patriots) and struggled through those two regular season games in his final appearances with the Panthers. Now, Newton will lead the way for the Patriots. Belichick did his due diligence and checked in with multiple sources about the veteran quarterback and obviously liked what he heard.

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  Patriots | New England adds Cam Newton    Sun Jun 28, 07:55 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Patriots) reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth up to $7.5 million with New England Patriots on Sunday, June 28, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Footballguys view: The Patriots only had Jarrett Stidham, a second-year pro from Auburn, and Brian Hoyer, the journeyman veteran, to compete for the starting job. Newton is a huge upgrade over either one of those options if he is healthy. He played in only two games last year for the Panthers with a broken foot and obviously didn't look like his old self. Now healthy, Newton is looking for a bounce-back season as the Patriots are looking to move forward without Tom Brady. Newton has QB1 upside for Fantasy GMs with his new team.

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  Patriots | New England talked with Cam Newton    Sat May 30, 04:32 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) had discussions on a potential contract with the New England Patriots earlier this offseason but nothing materialized, according to league sources.

Footballguys view: Newton is waiting for an opportunity to get a starting job. He may have to accept a deal that makes him a backup (like Jameis Winston or Andy Dalton) but nothing has come to fruition. The Patriots seem content with Brian Hoyer or Jarrett Stidham at quarterback at this time.

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  NFL | Cam Newton content to wait    Sat May 30, 01:47 PM

Free agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) has been greeted by a cool late-spring market, and a source said he is expected to wait until teams resume on-field workouts to give them a chance to meet with him and evaluate his health in person. Sources also added that they remain uncertain on whether Newton would accept a backup role.

Footballguys view: Reports have varied about whether or not Newton would accept a reserve role. Some speculate that he would be content with playing as a backup. Some speculate that he's going to wait until training camp and a potential starting job to open up. Either way, Newton is without a team for the time being. We'll see if things pick up for him as training camp draws closer. He's clearly still capable of starting in the NFL but may have to work his way up.

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  NFL | Cam Newton throws, works out online    Thu May 21, 02:22 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) posted a series of videos this week on Instagram that show his surgically repaired foot is healthy, and his injured shoulder also is up to par.

Footballguys view: Newton is still out there on the open market, but he'll latch on with a team before training camp. There is debate about whether or not he'd be comfortable with a backup role. However, most of the spots where he could at least compete for the starting job (Chicago, Jacksonville) are already filled.

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  Chargers | LAC considered adding Cam Newton    Mon May 18, 03:11 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) was considered by the Los Angeles Chargers, but head coach Anthony Lynn said the team is confident in QBs Tyrod Taylor and Justin Herbert.

Footballguys view: The Chargers have a strong roster built on both sides of the ball, and they can win a lot of games with a quarterback like Tyrod Taylor. They'll see 2020 first-round pick Justin Herbert work as a developmental quarterback and perhaps franchise quarterback for the future. Newton is waiting for a chance with a new team but he might have to wait until someone gets hurt in camp or the preseason.

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  Jaguars | Jacksonville set at QB?    Fri May 15, 02:36 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone on Friday, May 15, was asked in a radio interview if there was any interest in the team signing free agent QB Cam Newton. Marrone didn't address that specific question, but did say he believes the team is fairly well set at the position. 'Right now we have four quarterbacks, so we're pretty much done,' Marrone said. 'If there's any opportunity, we constantly talk about the players that are out there. . . . We're always looking to improve and we're looking to get the right pieces to help us.'

Footballguys view: Gardner Minshew is their starter and Mike Glennon is their veteran backup. The team is unlikely to add another quarterback to the room at this time. Minshew showed flashes as a rookie in 2019 but his game was far from consistent.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton still a possibility    Sat May 9, 02:19 PM

Free agent QB Cam Newton remains a signing possibility for the New England Patriots in the opinion of Mike Lombardi of The Athletic. 'If Newton's medical and price tag aligns with the Patriots' salary cap thinking, I would never rule them out as potential suitor,' Lombardi wrote. 'Newton could play well in New England. He would have to accept the structure and culture, but his love of football and his love of winning would allow him to adapt.'

Footballguys view: Lombardi has a close friendship with both Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels. When he speaks on the Patriots, we all should listen. Reports have recently speculated that Newton would be willing to take a backup deal like Andy Dalton (Cowboys) or Jameis Winston (Saints) recently did. However, if added by the Patriots we could see Newton winning the starting job over second-year quarterback Jarrett Stidham and journeyman Brian Hoyer. Stay tuned.

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  NFL | Cam Newton open to backup role?    Thu May 7, 02:05 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) wants to start in the NFL, but he is open to accepting a reserve role in the right situation, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Newton is still out there for a team to sign and with other former starters landing backup gigs (Jameis Winston, Andy Dalton) it would seem like Newton is next. A team might want to bring him in for veteran depth or for a chance to push for a starting job. Perhaps some team like Jacksonville could see Newton as that sort of player.

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  NFL | Travel bans hurting Cam Newton?    Tue May 5, 03:47 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) remains unsigned, in part, because he was released after travel restrictions were put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to former teammate TE Greg Olsen Tuesday, May 5. Olsen thinks it's hurting Newton that he can't answer questions interested teams may have about his health.

Footballguys view: The travel restrictions certainly aren't helping the situation but how much it's hurting Newton's case is up for debate. Reports seem to indicate that Newton is going to be patient in waiting for the right opportunity. The travel restrictions have not hurt other QBs like Jameis Winston or Andy Dalton this offseason. Newton may wait for someone to get hurt before he signs with the chance to start.

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  NFL | Cam Newton willing to wait?    Sun May 3, 09:44 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) has no plans to sign with any team to be a backup and will wait until a starter suffers an injury if need be, according to Joe Person of The Athletic.

Footballguys view: Newton still has the capability to start in this league and he's not going to rush any decision. Other former starters like Andy Dalton (Cowboys) or Jameis Winston (Saints) have taken clear backup roles to latch on with a new team. That's not the case with Newton who may have to wait for an injury in training camp before a team offers him a deal he likes.

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  Redskins | Ron Rivera discusses Cam Newton    Thu Apr 30, 01:11 PM

Could the Washington Redskins be interested in adding free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers)? Redskins head coach Ron Rivera, who coached Newton in Carolina, said it is something he's thought about. '... It's something that's run through my mind, and it's about the situation and circumstances. I'm not sure I would do it. I'm not sure if I wouldn't do it. It depends on the circumstances,' Rivera said. 'We're in a situation where we've got two really young quarterbacks, one that's been with us, been in the system, understands how we want things done and the other one is a guy who was taken last year in the first round and shows some promise,' Rivera said of the team's current top quarterbacks, Dwayne Haskins and Kyle Allen.

Footballguys view: Washington doesn't want to mix the message with their young quarterbacks. Haskins was a first-round pick in 2019 by the former regime, but he might be the favorite to start. Allen was with Rivera in Carolina and will push Haskins for that top spot. Newton continues to wait for his opportunity, and it doesn't sound like Rivera is going to bring him on board at this time.

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  Jaguars | Jacksonville a possibility for Cam Newton?    Thu Apr 16, 10:16 PM

Free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers) has been the focus of an ongoing recruiting effort by Jacksonville Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette to join the Jaguars this offseason. Fournette mentioned on social media last month he wanted the team to sign Newton and made another push for it during an appearance on ESPN's First Take on Thursday, April 16.'Cam went to the Super Bowl. He's a great guy. I've been knowing Cam for a minute now. And like I told some people that talked to me, it's no disrespect to (Gardner Minshew). I'm just trying to get in the best position as a team as we can (to) win. That's all that was about. Just friendly competition 'cause that brings out the best in people,' Fournette said.

Footballguys view: Newton is a possibility for some teams but he may have to wait until after the draft to find a new home. If healthy, Newton would be an upgrade from Minshew but his health is the largest question about the veteran quarterback.

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  Patriots | New England not interested in Cam Newton?    Tue Mar 24, 04:19 PM

The New England Patriots don't have 'any immediate interest' in free-agent QB Cam Newton (Panthers), according to a source Tuesday, March 24.

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  Panthers | Cam Newton officially released    Tue Mar 24, 03:25 PM

Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton was released Tuesday, March 24, costing the team only $2 million in dead money agianst the 2020 salary cap.

Footballguys view: Newton was the No.1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft and led the Panthers to one Super Bowl appearance (Super Bowl 50) where they fell short of a world championship. He has not been the same player over the last two years as he's battled foot and shoulder injuries. If healthy, Newton can still be a quality starter in the NFL.

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  Panthers | Cam Newton passed physical    Tue Mar 24, 02:57 PM

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton underwent a physical Monday, March 23, in Atlanta, coordinated by the Panthers and his agency, per sources. He passed the physical and is healthy, according to a source. Newton is expected to be released as early as Tuesday, March 24.

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