The Patriots of New England have granted a one-year contract at quarter-back Cam Newton.
It is alleged the network ESPN, Sunday. The amount of this agreement would be the minimum allowed by the NFL. According to the network, NFL Network, it could raise$ 7.5 Million if he gets all his bonuses.
On the 24th of march last, the athlete, 31-year-old had been released by the Carolina Panthers. Newton had been the first-round (1st overall) of the training during the last chance race of 2011.
In the last season, the pivot has suffered a fracture to his left foot, which was limited to only two parties. He has also been bothered by several injuries in recent years.
In career, the recipient of the title of mvp of the NFL in 2015 account 29 041-yard aerial and 4806 other in the race. It has also launched 182 touchdowns and crossed the goal line 58 times with the ball in hand.
For their part, the “Pats” are in search of replacing Tom Brady, who has chosen to continue his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
According to ESPN, Newton has not got safeguards for its use by the Patriots. During training camp, he will have to fight with the pivots Brian Hoyer, Brian Lewerke and Jarrett Stidham for the position of number 1.