The Cam Newton era in New England has officially begun.
News broke the night of Sunday, June 28, that the veteran quarterback had agreed to a one-year contract with the New England Patriots. The deal, according to multiple reports, could be worth up to $7.5 million if all incentives are reached.
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The contract became official on Wednesday when it was listed on the NFL's transaction wire. The Patriots also announced the deal:
Newton was released by the Carolina Panthers in March and spent several months on the free-agent market before landing with the Patriots. The former league MVP is the favorite to win the starting quarterback job, but he could receive tough competition from 2019 fourth-round draft pick Jarrett Stidham.
Cam Newton era has officially begun as Patriots announce QB's contract originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston