Sports Cam Newton on Panthers: 'They gave up on me'
Report: Bears showing interest in Newton, Panthers could cut QB
With Teddy Bridgewater reportedly set to be brought in as the Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback, one team may be interested in acquiring Cam Newton. Carolina has recently been in contact with the Chicago Bears regarding a potential Newton trade, a source told CBS Sports' Jonathan Jones. The expectation is that the former MVP will soon be released, but Chicago may not want to compete for his services in the open market, Jones adds. DespiteCarolina has recently been in contact with the Chicago Bears regarding a potential Newton trade, a source told CBS Sports' Jonathan Jones.
Breakups are the best motivator and the Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton just went through a difficult one. While there’s no easy way to move on from a former MVP quarterback after nine years, the way the franchise handled Newton’s injury and his eventual release has rankled a lot of fans.
As for Newton, he seems put off. In another Instagram workout post on Wednesday evening, Newton says the team gave up on him.
A post shared by Cam Newton (@cameron1newton) on Mar 25, 2020 at 6:10pm PDT
Newton maintained all offseason that he wanted to stay in Carolina and even said he.
Panthers: Newton can seek trade; QB says didn't request it
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers are parting ways with Cam Newton. Carolina general manager Marty Hurney said Tuesday via Twitter the team is giving the 31-year-old quarterback permission to seek a trade — although the former league MVP responded by saying he never requested one. “Every year difficult decisions are made and they are never easy,” Hurney said. "We have been working with Cam and his agent to find the best fit for him moving forward and he will always be a Carolina Panther in our hearts.” Newton was quick to respond to the Panthers on social media, saying he didn't ask for the trade. “Stop the word play!!” Newton tweeted.
While there has been no solid reporting as of yet on this point, speculation is Newton wanted a five-year contract extension, which the organization wasn’t willing to go for.
Newton has passed a physical, which should alleviate some concerns about his throwing shoulder and foot. It will be interesting to see where he signs.
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Why the Patriots are a logical landing spot for free agent quarterback Cam Newton
The Panthers finally released longtime quarterback and former MVP Cam Newton last week, opting to go with Teddy Bridgewater as they try to find their identity under new head coach Matt Rhule. Releasing Newton wasn’t completely illogical considering he’s been injured for large chunks of the last two seasons, but the timing made it hard for Newton to find a starting job at this point in the offseason. Newton is the ultimate reclamation project. No one besides Newton and the Panthers know exactly how healthy he is, however he did pass his physical prior to being released by Carolina.
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Oddsmakers believe Cam Newton to Patriots is a good possibility .
Cam Newton is looking for a new team. Could the Patriots be a possibility? Oddsmakers seem to think so. It is only a matter of time before Cam Newton is traded or released by the Carolina Panthers, and it just so happens that the former MVP is looking for a job in the same year Tom Brady left the New England Patriots. Are you thinking what we’re thinking?Apparently some Las Vegas oddsmakers are.Odds Shark released odds on Monday for which team Newton will be playing for at the start of the 2020 season, and Washington had the best odds at +150. The Patriots were a close second at +200.