Cam Newton to replace Tom Brady

The geographical area Patriots have reached an associate agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, delivery within the 2015 NFL most beneficial Player to assist the team marches on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, someone with information of the deal told The Associated Press.

The annual deal values up to $7.5 million with incentives, the person aforesaid, speaking on the condition of namelessness as a result of he wasn't approved to debate it in public. A Patriots interpreter aforesaid the team had nothing to announce Sunday night. Linguistic communication was initially reportable by ESPN.

Cam Newton

“I’m as excited as I don’t what right now!!” Newton denotes on Instagram “All praise to God!! Dropping content tomorrow!! I hope you’re ready!! Let’sgoPats.”

The Patriots had been heading to coaching camp with 2019 fourth-round draft alternative Jarrett Stidham because of the heir to Brady, UN agency junction rectifier the team to 6 Super Bowl championships since 2001 however signed with Tampa Bay this off-season. Stidham appeared in 3 games last season, finishing 2 passes for fourteen yards with one interception.

The only alternative old quarterback on the defensive AFC East champions’ roll was 34-year-old Brian Hoyer, UN agency has started thirty-eight games in an associate 11-year career with seven NFL groups, as well as the Patriots doubly.

A three-time professional Bowl choice UN agency was the league’s prime player in 2015, Newton remains the NFL’s uncomparable leader in touchdowns dashing by a quarterback. He had one year remaining on a five-year, $103.8 million contract, however, the Panthers saved $19.1 million beneath the regular payment cap by emotional him on March twenty-four.

The 31-year-old Newton was the No. one overall decide within the 2011 draft when leading reddish-brown to a national championship and winning the Heisman Trophy. He helped the Panthers reach the playoffs fourfold, as well as the Super Bowl in 2015.

The Panthers finished 15-1 that season and Newton won league MVP honors when throwing for three,837 and thirty-five touchdowns and dashing for 636 yards and ten TDs. however he was criticized when Carolina’s 24-10 loss to the capital of Colorado Broncos within the Super Bowl for not jumping on a loose ball late within the game and cutting his postgame conference short.

After missing the post-season in 2016, the Panthers came back when going 11-5 future years, losing to the urban center Saints within the wild-card spherical. a lot of problematic, a shoulder injury severely hampered his throwing in 2018; when beginning 6-2, the Panthers lost their next seven games.

Newton had surgery to repair a torn body structure before the 2019 season. however he livid his foot in an exceedingly transient look within the third season game against New England; he vies solely 2 games last season before being placed on livid reserve with a Lis monetary unit fracture.

Newton has been rehabbing ever since, posting many exercising videos on Instagram. however thanks to the coronavirus, he hasn’t had an opportunity to satisfy with alternative groups to point out he’s healthy.

In 9 seasons, he has completed a pair of,371 passes for twenty-nine,041 yards and 182 touchdowns with 108 interceptions. He has conjointly last four,806 yards, and fifty-eight scores.