Archive for the ‘New England Patriots’ Category

Kurt Warner shares a similar experience to Patriots QB Cam Newton

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Early in his career, Warner was the star quarterback for the St. Louis Rams. While in St. Louis, he was named to the Pro Bowl three times and won a Super Bowl. After two consecutive First-Team All-Pro nods in 1999 and 2001, Warner was at the mountaintop of professional football.

Emmanuel Acho: Cam Newton needs to earn his respect back, and his low contract proves it

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Cam Newton agreed to sign a one-year contract with the New England Patriots worth only $550,000 in guarantees. Hear why Emmanuel Acho believes that Cam needs to earn his respect back in the NFL, and that his low contract is a reflection of his status.

Why the Patriots should strongly consider trading for TE David Njoku

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

It’s time for the New England Patriots to solidify the tight end position. Bill Belichick has done very little since Rob Gronkowski’s retirement to shore up a position that has been so important to the team in recent years. Gronkowski and a slew of top-tier tight ends have coexisted on New England’s depth chart and created matchup nightmares for opposing defenses.

BTN All-Decade Team: Sadler named Punter of the Decade, Calhoun named to second-team

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

This week, the Big Ten Network has been announcing its All-Decade football team for the 2010s. Former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler has been named to the first-team. He joins cornerback Darqueze Dennard as the only two Spartans to earn first-team recognition.

QB specialist Quincy Avery breaks down Cam Newton’s fit with the Patriots

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

That creates a challenge for New England. A challenge that its stellar coaching staff should be prepared for. To get a better idea of what type of offense the Patriots can build for Newton, the Daily News reached out to quarterback specialist Quincy Avery.

NFL: New England Patriots Cam Newton deal, cost, contract, Tom Brady

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Cam Newton doesn’t care about his bare-bones guarantees. The money – or in the case of his one-year, prove-it contract with the Patriots, the lack thereof — doesn’t matter to him. It’s not a lot of things money cannot buy.

Cam Newton says Patriots contract is about respect, not money

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Cam Newton said his contract with the New England Patriots is about respect and not money. Newton, a former NFL MVP, will play for the Patriots in 2020 after signing a one-year deal following his Carolina Panthers release in March. Newton's base salary this upcoming season will be worth just $1.05 million, with $500,000 in guaranteed money.

Cam Newton says he’s playing for respect in 2020

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Even if Cam Newton earns every cent in his incentive-laden contract with the New England Patriots, his $7.5 million payday still will rank in the lower quarter among starting NFL quarterbacks’ compensation for the 2020 season. The details of Newton’s new contract brought a rush of news stories noting not only the unfavorably monetary comparison to other quarterbacks in 2020 but also his base salary for the season at the veteran’s minimum of $1.05 million and the Patriots’ comparatively paltry ob...

Newton says respect, not money, his NFL Patriots priority

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Cam Newton said Thursday that signing with the New England Patriots was about respect not money as he looks to replace departed quarterback Tom Brady with the perennial NFL powerhouse. Newton went public with his first comments after a long free agency wait due to injury concerns ended with him joining the Patriots and just hours after reports he signed for only $550,000 in guaranteed money on a $1.05 million base salary in an incentive-laden deal. "It's not a lot of things money cannot buy, but amongst the top of that list of things, you would find respect as one of those," Newton posted on his Instagram account.

Can Newton’s contract with Patriots is shockingly thin on guaranteed money

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Many rookies will have more guaranteed money on their contracts than the former MVP will.