Cam Newton has lastly discovered a brand new job within the NFL, and the previous MVP might be sporting a really acquainted uniform.
Newton met with the Carolina Panthers and Thursday, and he has agreed to re-sign along with his former group. The Panthers announced the news in a press release.
Sam Darnold was positioned on injured reserve this week with a fracture in his throwing shoulder. He is predicted to overlook 4 to 6 weeks, in response to the Panthers.
Newton ought to have a chance to earn a beginning job in Carolina, relying how he appears in observe. The Panthers are planning begin P.J. Walker in Sunday’s sport towards the Arizona Cardinals with Matt Barkley as their backup.
Newton, after all, was drafted first general by the Panthers again in 2011. He grew to become an NFL star with the group and spent 9 seasons there. Shoulder and foot accidents derailed his profession, and he has not gotten again on monitor since he was launched by Carolina earlier than the 2020 season.
Because of the way in which his previous deal was structured with the Patriots, Newton didn’t have a lot monetary incentive to signal with one other group in 2021. The indisputable fact that he did seemingly signifies the Panthers are going to provide him an opportunity to begin.