Former No. 1 draft pick and MVP QB Cam Newton signs a 1-year deal with the New England Patriots, sources says
Chrismckradio 8:33 pm
According to the Associated Press, former NFL MVP and No. 1 draft pick, quarterback Cam Newton signs a 1-year deal with incentives with the New England Patriots.
Newton, 31, spent the last 9 seasons with the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers released him back on March 24, after signing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to become the starter.
Newton has been suffering from shoulder and foot injuries past few seasons. He missed 14 games last season due to injury. According to sources, Newton passed his physical, before signing with the Patriots.
Newton won the NFL MVP during the 2015 season. He had 45 touchdowns during the season. He went on to lead his Panthers to a Super Bowl appearance but fell to the Denver Broncos 24-10.
His overall career stats are, 29,041 yards with 182 touchdowns, and rushed 4,806 yards with 58 touchdowns all with the Panthers.