Cam Newton is officially a member of the New England Patriots.
Newton, the former No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick, was released by Carolina in March. He agreed to a one-year deal with New England last month. Tonight, the Patriots announced the signing was official.
“The New England Patriots officially announced the signing of veteran QB Cam Newton today.
Newton, 31, is a veteran of nine NFL seasons with the Carolina Panthers. The 6-foot-5, 245-pounder was selected by Carolina in the first round with the first overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Auburn. He was released by the Panthers on March 24, 2020,” the Patriots announced.
Newton has worn No. 1 for his entire NFL career. And he’s been given that number by the New England Patriots.