Joy Taylor: “A team will sign Cam Newton: ‘To Be’ or ‘Not To Be?’”
Colin Cowherd: “To be. Without OTA’s, probably the most predictable thing we’re going to have this year in the NFL is COVID and injuries.What does that mean? Most teams don’t carry three quarterbacks. Here is my prediction: By the third week of the NFL season he will either get two workouts, or will be seriously considered by September 20th. A quarterback is going to get COVID, I guarantee you that, and he will be out for a week or two, and somebody is going to get hurt because they're not practicing as much.” (Full Audio Below)
Listen to Colin Cowherd explain why he thinks COVID-19 could play a role in Cam Newton getting another opportunity in the NFL, as the former MVP and NFC Championship winning quarterback has been the biggest free agent casualty from a perilous game of musical chairs in 2020’s loaded FA QB class.
Despite at one time being considered arguably the best player in the NFL in the mid-2010's, the 30-year-old lost big in free agency to prominent talents the likes of Philip Rivers, Ryan Tannehill, Teddy Bridgewater, Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Nick Foles, and Andy Dalton.
A 2020 NFL Draft with four quarterbacks taken in the first round in Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert, and Jordan Love didn’t help Newton's case to be signed either, as at least two of those are projected to start in Week 1.
Check out the audio below as Colin details two reasons why the coronavirus pandemic could open up a window for Newton to resurrect his career.