With league sources saying that the market to signal Cam Newton has cooled over the previous month, the veteran quarterback is anticipated to take his time earlier than becoming a member of a crew, a supply informed ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Newton might wait till groups resume common exercise following the shutdown attributable to the coronavirus pandemic. That might give groups the possibility to examine Newton’s well being and meet with him in particular person.
Sources across the league aren’t certain whether or not Newton would take a backup job.
League sources imagine Newton and the New England Patriots talked early throughout his free company however nothing materialized.
Newton, 31, has been a free agent because the Panthers launched him March 24, ending a nine-year relationship with the quarterback they drafted No. 1 total in 2011.
Newton, who holds most of Carolina’s profession passing information, missed 14 video games final season with a Lisfranc harm in his left foot and the ultimate two video games of the 2018 season with a shoulder harm that additionally required surgical procedure. He underwent surgical procedure for the Lisfranc harm in December.
Newton had a bodily in Atlanta on March 23 that was coordinated by the Panthers and his company, sources informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Newton handed the bodily and is wholesome, with each his shoulder and foot “testing properly,” a supply informed Schefter.
Info from ESPN’s David Newton was used on this report.