A report from ESPN Adam Schefter and chis Mortensen said. Quarterback cam newton has agreed to sign another one-year deal with the England Patriots. The deal is worth a maximum of $7.5 million according to a report from NFL Network Ian Rapoport.
The quarterback will join patriots quarterback after he was released by Carolina panthers in march 24. He would join Jarrett Stidham, Brian Hoyer, and rookies Brian Lewerke and J’Mar smith. The Patriots didn’t draft a quarterback not minding losing tom Brady who is a six-time super bowl champion and hall of fame person. He signed a two year deal earlier in the offseason with the Tampa Buccaneers.
It was reported that newton had a close negotiation with the patriots early this month after he became a free agent. Speaking with reporters on May 7. He said, coach Bill Belichick, didn’t rule out the possibility of the Patriots signing a veteran quarterback. you are never aware of what is going to happen down the road. But we have a feeling that we have four good players there.
Newton continues to rehab from his surgery on his foot. He also had a physical in Atlanta on March 23 that was conducted by the Panthers and his agency. On the 31st of May newton turned 31. In addition, he passed his physical and is healthy. With both shoulders and foot checking out well. A source confirmed that he is hungrier then he was and he is eager for the next opportunity.
In New England, where coach Bill Belichick often says that players determine their roles based on how they perform, Newton will have to make sure he beats Hoyer and Stidham, who had formerly been leading on-field workouts during offseason.
Cam Newton used to be the one who holds most of Carolina’s passing records. He has missed 14 games last season due to a Lisfranc injury and the final two games in the 2018 season due to a shoulder injury that also warranted a surgery.
He has made throws from 29,041 yards (completed 59% of the passes). And also he has made 182 touchdowns and 108 interceptions. Over the past months, Newton has been posting updates on his workouts through social media. The 31 years old quarterback posted his latest video on Saturday, A day before news broke the agreement he had with Patriots.