Cam Newton in New England for Patriots physical

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Cam Newton is taking the final step toward becoming a Patriot.

Newton is in New England now to take his physical, at which point he can officially sign his one-year contract with the Patriots, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Despite Newton’s injury issues over the last couple seasons, the team fully expects Newton to pass the physical and be good to go for training camp.

Newton will compete with Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer for the starting quarterback job, and Newton is expected to win it. If Newton is healthy and can stay healthy, there’s a chance the Patriots may have added an elite quarterback at a bargain price to a team that already had a stellar defense. Things are looking up in New England.

51 responses to “Cam Newton in New England for Patriots physical

  1. Im rooting for the Pats and Cam. This country was built on 2nd chances and redemption. Give em hell Cam!

  2. What Dr is working on July 4t? Is Cam going to one of those MedExpress Urgent Care locations?

  3. I REALLY wanted this to be Jarrett’s time to shine….. I am not a fan of Cam but I understand that Bill is WAY SMARTER THAN I AM when it comes to any & all aspects of football related instances, so I’ll just sit back & watch how it all unfolds….The big question though,that has even yet to unfold, is whether or not there even will be a 2020 season…
    &, if the season is completely cancelled this year, does anybody know how that will effect players contracts?? Do they skip & start next year at this years status or do they count as an occurred year & even though they didn’t play at all their contract year still counts???

  4. With that D, running game, special teams and coaching, the bridge year is ovah. Right back in the mix. Between Brady in TB and Newton in NE, I really hope they play. Fascinating.

  5. If there is going to be a football season,I would love to see Cam Newton do well. When he is healthy,he is a beast. There wasn’t much to be excited about before they signed him. Stidham is young…he will have his time. Right now,let’s see what Cam can do. Brady leaves and the Patriots don’t miss a beat. How awesome that would be,and how crazy would it make Patriots haters?

  6. if he can take his physical with new england then how is it that trea Waynes moved his family to cincy but can’t go take his physical?

  7. @geobh

    Players getting physicals is a team/state decision at this time. It has nothing to do with the fact that the Bengals have not been relevant for decades.

  8. If Cam Newton is 100% healthy and looking at his Instagram workout videos dude looks like a stud, but as it goes you are healthy until you get hit. But let’s say Cam is good to go in 2020 and let’s say if there is a season then the patriots are sitting pretty to win the AFC East and if the defense comes out strong the Pats will be in play for the #1 seed. Cam will be playing behind the best Offensive line of his nine-year career. If you look at how Cam played in Norv Turner’s offense where his CMP% was 67% in 2018 and was in the MVP conversation before the shoulder injury. Cam will win “Come Back Player of The Year”…

  9. They signed Newton so they wouldn’t have to sign Kaepernick after Stidhan and Hoyer flop.

  10. Are they going to overhaul their offensive system to suit Cam? If not, he’s going to struggle mightily in that offense. Cam is just about the farthest thing from Brady you can get. Expecting him to come in and run that offense the way BB wants it is unrealistic. Also, if he can’t grasp the offense, I think his chances of winning the job are zero.

  11. Why does everyone quote the Stellar Defense? The Pats lost a ton of talent this year. You can’t predict what the remaining squad will look like:

    If you’re keeping track at home, the Pats have lost the following free agents: Tom Brady (Tampa Bay), Kyle Van Noy (Miami), Jamie Collins (Detroit), Danny Shelton (Detroit), Ted Karras (Miami), Elandon Roberts (Miami) and Nate Ebner (New York Giants). They also traded Duron Harmon to the Lions

  12. It’s hard to imagine a QB could join a team in a year when there is no off season program and a limited training camp and preseason, a completely different offense than what matches the QB’s skill set, and expect to get things changed and everyone up to speed well enough to compete with established teams with established QB’s and offenses, well enough to compete for a championship.

    It’s not out of the realm of possibility that Cam does Cam, and he gets hurt early in the season. If that happens, could relative unknown Stidham step in and fuel Dynasty 2.0?

  13. @O’Doyle Rules

    I have not seen a single Pats fan on this thread, or any thread, write that they love Cam Newton now. If he plays for the Pats we would love to see him play well, but that remains to be seen.

    We may grow to love his play for the Pats, or not, but there is currently no evidence on this site that all Pats fans love for Cam Newton.

  14. Good for Cam. There’s a guy who really wanted to work , earn the job, and prove his worth no matter how humbling the pay. Best of luck, Cam. Go Pats!!!

  15. deadinbed says:
    July 4, 2020 at 5:20 pm
    Did they give him AB’s locker? The Patriot Way!

    Makes absolutely no sense

  16. O’Doyle Rules says:
    July 4, 2020 at 4:32 pm
    It’s funny how all patriots fans love cam newton now

    It’s sports guy, that’s how it works. Get over it.

  17. Cam talking about Cam and having Cam break-in is classic.

    The guy brings the twelfth man into any huddle.

    Bring it on. The Bills D will stuff him.

  18. Of course Bill is going to fit the system to fit his QBs strengths and cover his weaknesses.

    He will also surround him with complementary parts. I expect White to excel with Cam. I expect pulling guards to aide the run game, including designed and undersigned runs for Cam. A big receiver like Harry should benefit as well.

  19. O’Doyle Rules says:
    July 4, 2020 at 4:32 pm
    It’s funny how all patriots fans love cam newton now
    ______________________

    We always respected him and yes now we love him. Welcome to New England Cam.

  20. The Pats lost some talent on D, but in my IMO, Van Not is the only real hurt. That was a match made in heaven. Glad he got paid. As for revamping the offense and defense, nobody is better than McDaniel and Belichick. They do it every damn week. They invented the ‘game plan’ team. Drafted versatile players to execute it. As usual, teams are trying to copy them. Again

  21. He isn’t expected to win it at all. I don’t know where this is coming from. the season starts in 7 weeks or at least is supposed to. He just got there Stidham has a rapport with all the starters as it is.

    No guarantee it works if there is a season. A fumble here, bad decision there, etc, in preseason, maybe an injury, and there is no “expected to win” anything.

  22. tigerlilac says:
    July 4, 2020 at 2:09 pm
    If the Patriots start 6-2 heads will explode.

    119 17 Rate This

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    They could surprise early with continuity, the best OL in the conference, best rbs, best D, best STs and best coaching staff. They could steal games in Seattle we know how they own KC unless Boger is the ref.

  23. vbbills says:
    July 4, 2020 at 5:59 pm
    Cam talking about Cam and having Cam break-in is classic.

    The guy brings the twelfth man into any huddle.

    Bring it on. The Bills D will stuff him.
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    Already that time of the year? Bills fans starting to talk tough. Usually that comes AFTER the Jets and Dolphins.

  24. It will be nice having a QB that tries to complete passes again. Brady’s temper-tantrum dirt balls got really old during the last two years.

  25. O’Doyle Rules says:
    July 4, 2020 at 4:32 pm
    It’s funny how all patriots fans love cam newton now
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    I can’t speak for all Pats fans, but I never liked Cam, and still don’t. He is not a good enough QB to play in the Pats offens.

  26. whenwilliteverend says:
    July 4, 2020 at 4:26 pm
    Are they going to overhaul their offensive system to suit Cam? If not, he’s going to struggle mightily in that offense. Cam is just about the farthest thing from Brady you can get. Expecting him to come in and run that offense the way BB wants it is unrealistic. Also, if he can’t grasp the offense, I think his chances of winning the job are zero.

    ________________________________________________________________

    This is what Belichick does!! They bring players in that don’t work out in different systems and make them look good. They mold game plans around what players do best and put them in position to be successful. But… Make no mistake about it. Newton being the starting QB is not a slam dunk anyway. If Stidham looks better he will be the guy.

  27. The Patriots with a fully healthy Cam will be the NFLs leading rushing team. Cam is a stronger rusher and better athlete than Lamar Jackson alongside a solid O-Line with the committee of running backs and great coaching the Patriots will be an unstoppable rushing force.

  28. Antonio Brown. Cam Newton. LEADERS! Who should Bill sign next? Ray Caruth is available.

  29. I guess fans can dream. 2 weeks ago, no one wanted to touch Cam. Now, the Pats are “right back in the mix?”

    I guess it will be more fun to see Pats fans get their hopes up & then dashed, like their AFCE foes do every other year. I love Cam’s game, but he’s a bit washed at this point, and doesn’t fit in NE on any level.

    Still the Bills division to lose.

  30. He got his physical? How terrifically exciting!! Does anyone know what he was wearing?

  31. Why do people think they are keeping the same offense?

    Bradys unique skills allowed them to be a pass first team,he probably demanded it. They are going to be more run heavy, ball control in 2020 and beyond.

    They were changing it even if they didn’t get Newton.

  32. Soon to be known as “Cam Chower” here in Patriots country… if he wins then the fans will accept and lovehim. He might even stick around after this season if he proves he can still playand win, esp. if he leads the team into the playoffs. It should be fun for us Patrios fans to have a QB that can run faster than my grandmother. I’m sure the Pat’s O-coordinator, McDaniels, is loving the chance to work with Cam. He at least made Tebow’s career in Denver interesting in which they made the playoffs with him. I predict that the Patriots will finish with a better record this season than the Buccaneers will with Brady.

  33. billsrthefuture says:
    July 5, 2020 at 3:45 am
    …..
    Still the Bills division to lose.
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    Losing the division is one of the few things the Bills excel at, and I like the Bills chances of succeeding at that goal once again.

  34. whywerule says:
    July 5, 2020 at 11:27 am
    billsrthefuture says:
    July 5, 2020 at 3:45 am
    …..
    Still the Bills division to lose.
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    Losing the division is one of the few things the Bills excel at, and I like the Bills chances of succeeding at that goal once again.

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    Perfect!

  35. flash1224 says:
    July 4, 2020 at 5:33 pm
    deadinbed says:
    July 4, 2020 at 5:20 pm
    Did they give him AB’s locker? The Patriot Way!

    ________________

    AB and Cam Newton are apples and oranges. Yes,Newton is a narcissist and he’s flamboyant,but he doesn’t have an arrest record as long as your arm,or people encouraging him to get help. If Newton is healthy,with a huge chip on his shoulder,look out.

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