Cam Newton has gotten the jab and is plotting a return to skilled soccer.
NFL Network reports the free agent quarterback has obtained his COVID-19 vaccination weeks after he was reduce by the New England Patriots. The 32-year-old missed five days throughout Pats coaching camp due to protocols in place for unvaccinated gamers.
There was hypothesis on the time of Newton’s launch that the Patriots went with Mac Jones at quarterback as a result of veteran’s vaccine standing due to potential unreliability that might stem from it. Nonetheless, head coach Invoice Belichick denied such a notion, insisting Jones was their man based mostly on soccer advantage.
The NFL Community additionally experiences that Newton has had contact with groups who know that he’s vaccinated. It isn’t clear which groups he has been speaking with.
The 2015 MVP spent one season with the Patriots, the place he had one in every of his worst years as a professional, throwing solely eight touchdowns to 10 interceptions. He was the primary QB to succeed Tom Brady in New England because the group completed 7-9 and final within the AFC East.
He was additionally quarterback with the Carolina Panthers from 2011 to 2019, taking them to Tremendous Bowl 50 in 2016, the place they misplaced to the Denver Broncos 24-10.