Ron Rivera reacts to Cam Newton joining the Patriots: ‘Don’t bet against him’

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New England Patriots Win Total: O/U 9.5 Wins

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Ron Rivera had a front-row seat to watching Cam Newton ascend from a No. 1 overall pick to a league MVP on the doorstep of winning a Super Bowl during their tenure in Carolina together. The former Panthers head coach worked alongside Newton since he came into the league beginning in 2011 and went all the way through 2019 prior to Rivera being fired by the franchise in the midst of last year’s campaign. In that time, the two grew close, and had it not been for Dwayne Haskins being the future under center for Rivera’s new Redskins squad, it wouldn’t have come as a shock to see him bring Newton to Washington as his QB.

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