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Podcast: July 22 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff navigate a world in which Cam Newton has replaced Tom Brady, DeAndre Hopkins has been traded for David Johnson, and no one has to sit through any preseason football. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »

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Patriots QB Newton “tired of being humble”

New England quarterback CAM NEWTON said recently that he is “tired of being humble”. Newton has remained quiet and humble throughout a free agency period in which he was the lastMore big-name quarterback to be signed. Now a member of the Patriots, Newton suggests that is all about to change. He has plenty of motivation heading into the upcoming season after being cut by the Carolina Panthers and signing an incentive-laden deal with New England. Less


Factoid: Cam Newton

I like the fit of Cam Newton with the Patriots. With Josh McDaniels and Bill Belichick, I think they’ll have a good feel for how to use him. And Newton still has plenty of good ball left.  more »


Factoid: Cam Newton

I’m intrigued by what Cam Newton might do in New England. I’m not sure if he’ll be an above-average passer, but his rushing production could help make him a top-10 player at his position.   more »


Around the NFL: Cam Newton

The Jarrett Stidham era was fun while it lasted. Sure, New England signed Cam Newton yesterday only to "come in and compete for the starting job." They can say whatever they want. If he's healthy, the former No. 1 overall pick will be in the lineup this year. The 2019 fourth-rounder will be on the bench.   more »



Patriots sign QB Newton to one-year deal

The New England Patriots made headlines on Sunday evening with the news that they signed free agent quarterback CAM NEWTON to a one-year deal. Newton was released by the Carolina Panthers,More where he spent the past nine seasons after being drafted with the first overall pick in 2011. Newton instantly becomes the most experienced quarterback on a roster that also includes JARRETT STIDHAM, BRIAN HOYER, J’MAR SMITH, and BRIAN LEWERKE. Less

Source: Boston Globe


QB Newton throws passes to Beckham Jr.

Free agent quarterback CAM NEWTON posted a video on Saturday of himself throwing passes to star wide receiver ODELL BECKHAM JR. Newton remains the top quarterback left on the NFL free-agentMore market following his release from the Carolina Panthers in March. Newton was sidelined for most of his final season in Carolina due to an ongoing foot injury, eventually being placed on IR in November. Less

Source: New York Post


Chargers considered QB Newton

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn admitted that the team did consider free agent quarterback CAM NEWTON at one point. Given the questions about Newton’s health and other factors, theMore Chargers passed on signing him and instead decided to move forward with veteran TYROD TAYLOR and rookie JUSTIN HERBERT. Newton, meanwhile, remains unsigned. Less



Seahawks re-sign backup QB Smith

The Seattle Seahawks re-signed veteran quarterback GENO SMITH to serve for at least another season as the backup to RUSSELL WILSON. If Smith can outperform undrafted rookie free agent ANTHONY GORDONMore (Washington State), the job is his. The move to re-sign Smith seems to put to rest speculation about the Seahawks potentially adding veteran free agent quarterback CAM NEWTON, although there was no indication the team ever seriously considered such a move. Less

Source: Seattle Times

Around the NFL: Veteran quarterbacks

Does Bill Belichick actually think Jarrett Stidham can be a decent starting quarterback? Or is he right now pulling the ultimate Jedi mind trick?  more »



Fournette wants Jaguars to sign QB Newton

Jacksonville running back LEONARD FOURNETTE said on social media that he wanted the Jaguars to sign free agent quarterback CAM NEWTON for the 2020 season. Fournette said that he meant noMore disrespect to second-year quarterback GARDNER MINSHEW, but he felt that adding Newton would put the team in the best position to win. Newton was the top overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, but he has battled significant shoulder and foot injuries over the past three seasons. Less



Bridgewater a better fit than Newton for Panthers

Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule said on Wednesday that new quarterback TEDDY BRIDGEWATER was a better fit for the offense than old quarterback CAM NEWTON. Rhule said the decision toMore move forward with Bridgewater was more about his fit in the new offense and less about Newton’s injury status or health. Bridgewater worked with offensive coordinator Joe Brady in 2018 when they were both with the New Orleans Saints. Less



Taylor in driver’s seat for starting QB gig

Los Angles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said this week that TYROD TAYLOR is in the driver’s seat for the starting quarterback role. Unfortunately for fantasy owners crafting their draft boards,More Lynn followed up his comment by adding that “nothing is finalized”. With quarterbacks like CAM NEWTON and JAMEIS WINSTON still available in free agency, and the NFL Draft on the horizon, this is a situation worth watching in the weeks ahead. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Panthers sign QB Bridgewater as Newton era ends

The Carolina Panthers finalized a contract with quarterback TEDDY BRIDGEWATER, effectively ending the CAM NEWTON era. Newton wanted to remain with the team, but the Panthers had other ideas and nowMore have a new starting quarterback. Bridgewater worked with new coordinator Joe Brady in New Orleans and is familiar with the offense that will be run during the upcoming season. Less

Source: Charlotte Observer

Around the NFL: Remaining QB market

Teddy Bridgewater gets a starting job. Neither Philip Rivers nor Tom Brady is riding off into the sunset – they’re playing. And suddenly it’s becoming a buyer’s market for quarterbacks. There are now more available options than teams needing to fill the position.  more »


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