The Carolina Panthers agreed terms on Thursday to bring back former quarterback Cam Newton, marking a reunion with the team the 2015 MVP played the first nine seasons—and an NFL following after a rocky end with the New England Patriots. Rebirth.
Newton, 32, and the Panthers agreed to a one-year deal with the following: Talks Earlier on Thursday morning, Sam Darnold was ruled out with a shoulder injury as the team needed a quarterback after starting the QB.
Newton has been a free agent since being cut from the Patriots in September.
Newton previously played nine seasons with the Panthers, making the team a Super Bowl appearance in 2016.
He was named the league’s most valuable player in 2015, but was eventually released from the Panthers in 2020 following an injury.
The Panthers did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Businesshala, but tweeted several photos of Newton in Charlotte, writing that they “brought him home”.