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Belichick’s latest gamble could end up being his best

Six Super Bowl wins helps secure the benefit of the doubt for a head coach, as to pretty much any decision he makes. And Bill Belichick has taken full advantage of the ability to make moves for which he’ll be praised if they work, and not criticized if they don’t. Quarterback Cam Newton isn’t the [more]

Kurt Warner: Cam Newton can do with the Patriots what I did with the Cardinals

Kurt Warner was a league MVP with the Rams before injuries and ineffective play saw him get cut twice and largely viewed as washed up. And then he returned to form with the Cardinals and became a Pro Bowler and Super Bowl starter again. Warner thinks Cam Newton can follow a similar trajectory with the [more]

Report: Browns spoke to Cam Newton, but no offers other than Pats

The biggest football news of the weekend saw Cam Newton sign with the Patriots after an extended spell as a free agent following his release by the Patriots. It was also apparently a quiet spell. Newton’s name was thrown out as a possibility for a variety of teams this offseason, but that conversation apparently didn’t [more]

Cam Newton moves into Top 10 in MVP odds

Cam Newton has gone from unemployed to decent odds to win the league’s Most Valuable Player award. In the latest odds at MGM, Newton is at +2500 to win MVP for the 2020 regular season. That ties him for the ninth-best MVP odds with Aaron Rodgers and Kyler Murray. Now that Newton is signing with [more]

Patriots first team to add and lose an MVP QB in same offseason

It has been an unusual offseason in many ways in the NFL and Sunday’s news that Cam Newton has signed with the Patriots did nothing to change that. Newton’s signing gives the Patriots an intriguing option to replace Tom Brady as their starting quarterback once the season gets underway in September. It also makes them [more]

Devin McCourty on Cam Newton: Happy not to play against him

The biggest NFL news of the weekend was Sunday night’s revelation that quarterback Cam Newton signed a one-year deal with the Patriots. Newton’s arrival in New England adds a lot of intrigue to the 2020 season as we will now wait to see if he’s healthy enough to return to his former heights while succeeding [more]

Norv Turner told Bill Belichick that Cam Newton can still play

To longtime offensive coordinator Norv Turner, it was so obvious. As the last guy to call plays for Cam Newton when he was anything approaching healthy, the veteran assistant saw New England as the perfect fit, and he told coach Bill Belichick so. Turner told Albert Breer of SI.com that he spoke with Belichick about [more]

Bill Belichick has always been high on Cam Newton

Maybe it’s just because he’s never beaten him. Or maybe it’s because when well, Cam Newton‘s one of the most difficult puzzles to solve in the NFL. Either way, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has always had a high regard for the former MVP quarterback, whom he picked up on the cheap Sunday night. “When you’re [more]

Betting odds give Cam Newton good chance at Comeback Player of the Year

The news that Cam Newton is signing with the Patriots sent plenty of gamblers scrambling to place bets on Newton to win the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year award. Newton, who was a +1800 long shot to win the award before the news broke, has seen his odds go as short as +340 to [more]

Cam Newton: I’m excited as I don’t know what

NFL players haven’t wasted any time in responding to Sunday’s news that Cam Newton has agreed to a one-year deal with the Patriots. Newton also has now responded. “I’m excited as I don’t know what right now!!” Newton said on Instagram. “All praise to God!! Dropping content tomorrow!! I hope you’re ready!! Let’s go Pats!” [more]

Jamal Adams salutes Bill Belichick for signing Cam Newton

No employee of a New York sports team has tried to get out this hard since George Costanza hoped to be fired by the Yankees. “I salute Coach Bill Belichick for that!” Jets safety Jamal Adams tweeted on Sunday night after the Patriots signed quarterback Cam Newton. “That’s real. Congratulations Cam!” Adams wants to be [more]

Cam Newton lays foundation for huge 2021 payday

Even if new Patriots quarterback Cam Newton hits every incentive in his one-year deal (which are all presumably based on playing and playing well), he’ll make $7.5 million. As NFL starting quarterbacks go, that’s peanuts. But Newton realizes that peanuts now can lead to platinum later, if he plays well and sets the stage for [more]

Cam Newton’s contract will pay him up to $7.5 million

Cam Newton really, really, really wanted to play for Bill Belichick and the Patriots. How do we know? The quarterback agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $7.5 million, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. That isn’t his base salary. That’s the maximum value of the deal. So if Newton makes the full value [more]

Patriots fined $1.1 million and lose third-round pick for taping Bengals

Normally, this kind of news comes out late on a Friday afternoon. Instead, the Patriots have been busted for violating league rules late on a Sunday night, right after word came out they were signing former league MVP Cam Newton. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, the Patriots have been fined $1.1 million and lost [more]

Patriots sign Cam Newton

If you can’t beat him, sign him. The Patriots have agreed to terms with quarterback Cam Newton, PFT has confirmed. The story was first reported by ESPN. Newton has a 2-0 record against the Patriots during his time with the Panthers. The first overall pick in the 2011 draft. It’s a low salary, one-year deal [more]

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