The Carolina Panthers are going to cut this Tuesday when quarterback Cam Newtonreported NFL Network.
Monday, Newton shared a video on Instagram in which referred to himself as “unemployed”.
In free agency, the Panthers signed Teddy Bridgewater, who left the Saints to sign with Carolina on a contract by three years and 63 million dollars.
The general manager of Panthers tried to negotiate an exchange with Newton and, according to reports, held discussions with the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Chargers, but did not materialize negotiation.
To cut to Newton, who only played two matches in 2019 due to the injury, the computer saves 19.1 million dollars in the salary cap.
Newton was drafted with the first overall pick of the Draft 2011 by Carolina.
He was named Rookie Offensive of the Year after starting 16 games in which he passed for 4,051 yards and 21 touchdowns. It also added 706 rushing yards and 14 annotations for this pathway.
In 2015 he was named Most Valuable Player and Offensive of the Year after totaling 3,837 yards aerial and connect 35 touchdown passes, the highest in his career. That year, he became the first player in history with at least 30 submissions on the diagonal and 10 touchdowns on the ground in the same campaign. It was also the first to produce five seasons with at least 3,000 yards of the air and 500 on land.
That year led the Panthers to Super Bowl 50, they lost to the Denver Broncos.
His 58 touchdowns by earth is a record in the NFL for a quarterback.
Ranks third all-time among quarterbacks with 4,806 yards land, behind only Michael Vick (6,109) and Randall Cunningham (4,928).
However, the future of Newton in Carolina was in doubt from the moment that the team hired coach Matt Rhule, known for rebuilding college programs.
The Panthers also sent to Kyle Allen to the Washington Redskins to change a selection of the fifth round, and signed to P. J. Walker, of the Houston Roughnecks, a team in the XFL.
In nine years in the NFL, Newton has passed for 29,041 yards, 182 touchdowns and 108 interceptions. His record is 68-55-1 in campaign regular and 3-4 in the Playoffs.
“Superman”as is well-known for the way in which to celebrate their touchdowns, he will turn 31 years old on may 11.