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Cam Newton

Cam Newton


Height: 6' 5"Weight: 245 lbsAge: 32College: AuburnDrafted: #1 (1st Rd. by Carolina)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
QB Rank: 1st (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #210
Best / Worst #68 / #353
ADP #169

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One of my favorite streaming options at the QB position this year is Newton in New England. Did you know that before Newton contracted COVID-19 in Week 4 last year he was the QB7 in all of fantasy football? This was despite being put in a brand new system late in the off-season - which wasn't really a true off-season - and without any true receiving weapons. Jakobi Meyers was Newton's top receiving option in 2020 and that's not going to lead to productivity from any QB! It certainly was not pretty from Newton, but he still brought consistent fantasy viability with his rushing prowess. Newton saw 42 (!) Red Zone carries last year and scored 12 rushing touchdowns and this was all while battling the after effects of COVID. With a full off-season in this system, plus the revamped receiving corps around him, Newton's my favorite buy at the QB position based on his price tag. There's a possibility that he doesn't start the entire season, but when you're streaming the QB position, you don't need that guarantee. The upside is too much to pass up on with Newton and I'll be drafting him everywhere that I can this season.

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Cam Newton could have competition for starting QB spot

Mike Girardi of reports Patriots QB Mac Jones is impressing in camp and could challenge for Cam Newton's starting role during training camp.

Fantasy Impact

Newton and the entire Patriots' offense struggled last year. There was good reason for that. The former Panther was playing for a new team for the first time in his career and the team lacked talent. Neither will be true this year. Head coach Bill Belichick brought in Nelson Agholor, Kendrick Bourne, Hunter Henry, and Jonnu Smith to add some firepower on offense and Newton should have a better command of the offense. With his ability to score points on the ground, the former-MVP was an excellent QB2 target who presented with solid upside. Even if Newton wins the starting job, it seems like a possibility that Mac Jones will get a shot under center at some point. Fantasy managers will need to weigh the risk/reward of this on draft day. Jones could also see his dynasty start-up ADP rise with news he might be closer to the starting job than previously expected. Right now, fantasy managers should be approaching this situation with caution until more clarification is gathered.

Robert Lorge - 4 weeks ago
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DraftQB #29QB #6QB #37107
Dynasty QB #30QB #27QB #3817
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Projections (2021)
Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week242379037.5
Last 3 Weeks161.71470.319.8
Season to Date177.10.539.50.818
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 17vs. NYJ242379037.5
Week 16vs. BUF3402419.8
Week 15@ MIA209038012.2
Week 14@ LAR11901605.4
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Gamevs. MIA24th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesNYJ, NO, TB13th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?), IND, BUF31st easiest opponents
Rest of Season--1st easiest remaining opponents
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Most Accurate Experts
for Cam Newton
Most accurate experts for Cam Newton
T-1.Derek LoflandQB #35
T-1.Garret PriceQB #29
T-3.Heath CappsQB #27
T-3.Doug Moore-
T-3.Pierre CamusQB #30
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