Dallas Cowboys Reject Transfer Rumors With Cam Newton

Published 09/03/2021, 12:05 PM EDT
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 27: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers stands on the sidelines during their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)


Cam Newton parted ways with the New England Patriots, due to his release from the club. Soon after, his transfer rumors were under circulation throughout the NFL and in the epicenter was Dallas Cowboys.

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Right after the shocking exit of the veteran quarterback, a rumor was under circulation that the Dallas Cowboys wanted to have a go for the released player. Though yesterday the Cowboys’ head coach Mike McCarthy responded to those rumors.

Mike McCarthy on Cam Newton transfer rumor

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He said, “I think he has a ton of football left. But we’re very excited about the group that we have.” His turning down the credibility of the rumor may have broken the heart of the quarterback’s fans, as the free agent now has nowhere to go.

The rise in the stardom of Mac Jones created a fuss among the critics about a series of poor performances by Cam Newton lately. Questioning his ineffective gameplay throughout the 2020 season and the preseason as well. However, his eight touchdowns with 10 interceptions and an 82.9 passer rating last season may be a result of the coach not able to bring the best out of a player.

DENVER, CO – SEPTEMBER 08: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers warms up before taking on the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 8, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

What’s next for Newton?

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After his untimely release from the franchise, Cam Newton took to Instagram to take into account that his fans need not worry about him and that he will be just fine. Furthermore, after a career-threatening loss in his battle against the rookie quarterback Mac Jones, Cam is on the lookout for new clubs to sign him in.

Sep 13, 2020; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) runs the ball for a touch down against the Miami Dolphins. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

The Cowboys’ rejection of the rumor seems a little more for the released veteran to deal with. His journey from winning a league MVP in 2015 to now being a free agent with no one to claim seems a bit harsh for the player to deal with.

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With McCarthy’s statement, they look all set for the season to start with no intentions of signing a new player. Although, for Newton, it’s all about getting the likes of a coach who compliments his style of play.

Watch this story: Here’s Why New England Patriots Released Cam Newton and Chose to Go With Mac Jones Instead

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Sauvik Banerjee

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