Cam Newton on being released by Patriots: 'I was going to be a distraction'
Cam Newton shared his side of the story a week after being released by the New England Patriots in favor of rookie QB Mac Jones.
Cam Newton: 'I have a lot of football still in me'
Cam Newton is no longer a Patriots quarterback, but the former NFL MVP has zero plans on retiring. In his first public comments since being released by the Pats, Newton shared a short Instagram clip previewing an upcoming video in which he plans to tell a bigger story.
Mac Jones not surprised he won starting job, plans to stay in touch with Cam Newton
Rookie quarterback Mac Jones said Tuesday he wasn't shocked by the outcome of the Patriots' QB competition, explaining he always approached his first season as if he was the quarterback atop the depth chart.
2021 AFC win-total projections: Browns win North; Steelers miss playoffs altogether
Are the Browns about to win their first division title since 1989? Will the Steelers miss the playoffs for the third time in four years? Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund reveals her projected win total for each AFC team.
2021 NFL season preview: Fifty-six things to watch on the road to Super Bowl LVI
With the 2021 NFL campaign about to kick off, Judy Battista identifies 56 things to watch en route to Super Bowl LVI. What can we expect from the first 17-game regular season? Which showdowns will be must-see TV?
2011 NFL Draft class worthy of greater appreciation a decade after entering league
Jim Trotter examines the highly decorated 2011 NFL Draft class' place in history a decade after it entered the league and discusses the topic with some members of the group who are still adding to their legacy.
Cowboys not interested in Cam Newton: 'We're very excited about the group that we have'
Cam Newton's release prompted a handful of proposed landing spots for the former MVP, including backing up Dak Prescott in Dallas. The Cowboys appreciate and respect Newton for his accomplishments and abilities, but don't appear to be interested.
Bill Belichick: Cam Newton's vaccination status was not a factor in his release
The day after the Patriots released Cam Newton, there was neither a flowery goodbye for the quarterback nor overflowing praise of rookie Mac Jones.
Ron Rivera confirms Washington not interested in Cam Newton, names Ryan Fitzpatrick starting QB
Washington made most lists of potential landing spots for Cam Newton, given his relationship with head coach Ron Rivera from their time together in Carolina. Rivera, however, said the team is set at quarterback.
Debrief: 22 biggest moves from NFL cut-down day
Gregg Rosenthal highlights 22 of the biggest developments from a busy cut-down day in the NFL, including the Patriots' bold move at quarterback.
New England Patriots officially begin Mac Jones era, but what's next for Cam Newton?
The breaking news out of New England on Tuesday morning packed a punch, but how TRULY surprising was the Patriots' decision to cut Cam Newton? Jeffri Chadiha says Bill Belichick sent a clear message. How will Mac Jones -- and the 32-year-old Newton -- respond?
New England Patriots release QB Cam Newton
The quarterback battle in New England ended abruptly Tuesday when the Patriots released veteran Cam Newton. The move means the starting job belongs to rookie first-round pick Mac Jones.
Belichick on whether Cam Newton or Mac Jones will start Week 1: 'We still have a lot of decisions to make'
Following the Patriots' 22-20 win over the Giants on Sunday, coach Bill Belichick said he has yet to determine who'll be his starting quarterback for Week 1 against the Dolphins. Rookie Mac Jones' latest showing only made it a tougher call to go with incumbent Cam Newton.
2021 NFL season: Twelve one-year contracts that will pay off
Can Ryan Fitzpatrick stabilize Washington's offense? Is A.J. Green on the verge of a renaissance in Arizona? Gil Brandt lists 12 one-year contracts that will pay off in the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 3: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will it be Cam Newton or Mac Jones who shines brightest for the Patriots against the Giants on Sunday? Chase Goodbread spotlights one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 3.
Cam Newton back at Patriots practice after five-day absence; no timetable for naming starting QB
Patriots QB Cam Newton returned to practice Thursday after sitting out the NFL's five-day entry cadence under COVID-19 protocols, giving him three days to prepare for the club's preseason finale on Sunday against the Giants.
Bill Belichick: Cam Newton's absence from Patriots an opportunity for rookie QB Mac Jones
Bill Belichick likely will never reveal, in hindsight, how much Cam Newton's five-day absence impacted his decision at Patriots QB1. But on Tuesday, he did at least acknowledge that rookie Mac Jones can take advantage of it.
NFL Preseason Week 2 winners and losers: Whose stock is rising? On the decline?
Did Teddy Bridgewater pull into the lead in the Broncos' QB race? Is Micah Parsons the new face of the Cowboys' defense? How did Justin Fields fare in his second pro outing? Gregg Rosenthal identifies the winners and losers of NFL Preseason Week 2.
Cam Newton prohibited from Patriots' facility until Thursday after COVID test 'misunderstanding'
A trip away from the New England area and a misunderstanding of existing protocols has cost Cam Newton a few days of practice. The Pats QB is absent from Monday's session and will not be with the team until later in the week.
Patriots' QB competition heats up as Cam Newton, Mac Jones impress in preseason win over Eagles
In New England's preseason win over Philadelphia, rookie Mac Jones reinforced the notion that he is the Patriots' quarterback of the future. But how quickly that ascension occurs hinges largely on the play of Cam Newton. Mike Giardi says both signal-callers impressed Thursday night.
2021 NFL preseason, Week 2: What we learned from Thursday's Patriots win over Eagles
The Patriots scored early and often against the Eagles to kick off Week 2 of the preseason. Here's what we learned from the lopsided affair.
2021 NFL preseason: Ten underdogs to track in Week 2
When will Urban Meyer's offense start to click? Can Cam Newton keep hold on the Patriots' QB1 job? Marc Sessler identifies 10 underdogs to track as the 2021 NFL preseason heads into Week 2.
Bill Belichick: Players worrying about first-team, second-team reps 'waste of time and energy'
With a quarterback battle underway in New England, Bill Belichick spoke bluntly about the importance of his Patriots players working on the personal details of their game rather than which team they're playing with on the practice field.
2021 NFL preseason Week 1: What we learned about each AFC team
With one week of preseason action in the books ahead of the 2021 NFL season, Gregg Rosenthal checks in on each AFC team. Where do the Broncos stand at QB after a rock-solid showing from Drew Lock?
Cam Newton: Belichick has not said which Patriots QB will start Week 1
Patriots HC Bill Belichick has said many times that Cam Newton is the team's starting QB. But with the former MVP struggling, and rookie Mac Jones making his own case to be QB1, Newton said Belichick has not told him privately whether he'll get the starting nod to begin the season, Mike Giardi reports.
Thomas Davis: 'I will not be surprised' if Ron Rivera signs Cam Newton
NFL Network's Thomas Davis and the "Good Morning Football" crew discuss whether the Washington Football Team should consider bringing in free agent QB Cam Newton.
Willie McGinest on WFT's QB situation: Bring in Cam Newton
NFL Network's David Carr and Willie McGinest examine the Washington Football Team's quarterback situation with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick sidelined with a hip injury.
Rapoport: Cam Newton is '100% right' about why Pats released him
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that quarterback Cam Newton is "100% right" about why the New England Patriots released him.
Newton: Pats released me 'because indirectly, I was going to be a distraction'
Free agent QB Cam Newton shares why he believes he was released by the New England Patriots.
Mac Jones talks being named Pats' QB1, relationship with Cam Newton
New England Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones discussed being named the Pats' starting QB and his relationship with Cam Newton on Merloni & Fauria 93.7 FM WEEI Boston.
Jim Trotter looks back at historic 2011 draft class ten years later
NFL Network's Jim Trotter looks back at the historic 2011 NFL Draft class ten years later.
Mike McCarthy on Cam Newton: 'I still think he has a ton of football left'
Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy answers a reporter's question about free agent QB Cam Newton.
Belichick: Cam Newton's vaccination status didn't play role in his release
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick says quarterback Cam Newton's vaccination status didn't play role in his release.
'GMFB' reacts to Patriots releasing Cam Newton
The "Good Morning Football" crew reacts to the New England Patriots releasing veteran QB Cam Newton.
Pelissero: Belichick says vaccination status was no factor in Newton's release
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports what New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had to say about quarterback Cam Newton's release.
Cynthia Frelund: Why Cam Newton should land with Dolphins
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund explains why quarterback Cam Newton should land with Miami Dolphins.
Cam Newton, NFL players react to QB's surprise release
Quarterback Cam Newton and NFL players react to QB's surprise release by the New England Patriots.
Everything you need to know about the 2021 NFL season
All the key trades, transactions, news and information you'll need to get up to speed for the 2021 season.
Is Cam Newton still starting-caliber? Bucky Brooks, Marc Ross debate
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks, Marc Ross debate if quarterback Cam Newton still starting-caliber.
Giardi details Patriots' decision to name Mac Jones QB1, release Cam Newton
NFL Network's Mike Giardi breaks down the New England Patriots decision to release QB Cam Newton and name Mac Jones their starter.
Tom Pelissero outlines next steps for QB Cam Newton
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero outlines next steps for recently released QB Cam Newton.
Pelissero: Patriots release QB Cam Newton, name Mac Jones starter
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the New England Patriots released QB Cam Newton and name rookie QB Mac Jones their Week 1 starter.
Could Mac Jones start over Cam Newton in Week 1? Giardi, Ross weigh in
NFL Network's Mike Giardi and Marc Ross discuss the New England Patriots quarterback battle between Mac Jones and Cam Newton.
How Cam Newton's five day absence impacts Patriots QB competition | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses the implications of New England Patriots QB Cam Newton's five day absence due to COVID-19 protocols.
Belichick addresses Pats' QB competition with Newton out
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addresses the New England Patriots' quarterback competition with QB Cam Newton out.
Giardi: Newton out five days due to misinterpretation of COVID-19 protocols
NFL Network's Mike Giardi explains why New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton will miss five days due to a misinterpretation of the NFL's COVID-19 protocols, then NFL Network's David Carr weighs in on what that means for the team's QB competition.
Patriots' top plays | Preseason Week 2
Watch the New England Patriots' top plays vs. the Philadelphia Eagles during Preseason Week 2.
Warner, McGinest evaluate what Newton, Jones showed vs. Eagles
NFL Network's Kurt Warner, Willie McGinest evaluate what New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton, rookie quarterback Mac Jones showed vs. Eagles.
Cam Newton's dump-off to Meyers ends in 28-yard TD
New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton's dump-off to wide receiver Jakobi Meyers ends in 28-yard TD.