His arrival New England is official, everybody is aware of the contract they supplied him and that he will probably be with the group for not less than one 12 months. Some particulars are nonetheless lacking as as to whether or not he’ll begin, however whereas that occurs, not less than he can really feel assured as a result of Cam Newton will put on # 1 in Patriots.
It’s the quantity you’ve got used all through your profession.
Newton carried No. 1 all through his 9 seasons with the Carolina Panthers, the group that chosen him first general within the 2011 draft. With that digit he was MVP of the 2015 NFL season and led these of Carolina to Tremendous Bowl 50, which they misplaced to the Denver Broncos.
He has solely used that quantity throughout his time within the NFL (Panthers and now Patriots) as a result of Newton carried the two at Auburn, the place he led the Tigers to a school championship in 2010 and received the Heisman Trophy. With each it has been fairly profitable.
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Tom Brady’s 12 continues to be free in New England.
That quantity will at all times be related to the now Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, not solely as a result of he gave them 5 Tremendous Bowls whereas carrying it, but additionally as a result of he even has a model known as ‘TB12’, so it could be bizarre to see another person with that quantity on the group.
Additionally, Newton was by no means focused on ‘stealing’ it from Tom Brady as a result of though it’s a combination of the 2 numbers you’ve got utilized in your life, doesn’t attraction to you. So Cam Newton will put on # 1 in Patriots, seeking to give him as a lot luck as he did in 2015.
Yup, jersey quantity for @CameronNewton: 1 https://t.co/djqAIC3UMf
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) July 9, 2020
It should stay the standard ‘Superman’.
Newton has a particular means of celebrating every landing or necessary transfer and that consists of exhibiting his quantity (like Superman his brand), opening his chest together with his arms.