Report: Newton likely to wait to sign with market cool
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Former MVP quarterback Cam Newton is expected to take his time before signing with a new team amid a weakening market for his services, a source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

Newton reportedly could hold off until NFL teams resume normal offseason activities. Workouts have been conducted virtually up until now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but clubs around the league have begun reopening.

The 31-year-old could benefit from this as his health could then be evaluated by potential suitors. He missed 14 games in 2019 with a foot injury and struggled with a shoulder ailment throughout 2018 before being shut down for the final two games of the season.

Newton reportedly passed a physical on March 23, with his shoulder and foot both "checking out well," per ESPN's Adam Schefter.

It was reported near the start of May that Newton was open to a backup role, but Fowler's sources around the league aren't certain the former Carolina Panthers star would take a No. 2 job.

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