“Getting Tired of Sucking”- Cam Newton Reflects on Comeback Win Against the New York Jets

Published 11/10/2020, 1:32 PM EST
Nov 9, 2020; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) high fives wide receiver Gunner Olszewski (80) before their game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports


Cam Newton’s first season with the New England Patriots has been like a roller-coaster ride. He started off on a strong note with some positive displays against the Miami Dolphins and the Las Vegas Raiders in the first 3 weeks. However, Cam Newton has suffered his fair share of troubles in recent weeks.

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Since testing positive for COVID-19, the 2015 NFL MVP award winner has been having average outings in the league. But the former Carolina Panthers man put in a game-winning display to help the Patriots defeat the New York Jets by a 27-30 scoreline on Monday night.

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Cam Newton rescues New England Patriots with a fourth-quarter blitzkrieg

Cam Newton was all smiles after Monday night’s win over the Jets at the MetLife Stadium. The Patriots managed to avoid losing their 5th consecutive game in the league by beating Joe Flacco and his teammates last night.

Here’s what star quarterback Cam Newton said after the win. “To God be the glory, man, it’s been a long last couple of games in the last month. But yet, this could kick-start right where we want to be.

“We just showed resilience today and I’m just so happy for those guys in that locker room to keep just battling back. It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win,” Newton said via ESPN’s Lisa Salters.

Oct 25, 2020; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) exits the field after a loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

“I’m getting tired of sucking. Simple. As a competitor, you know what your standard is and taking pride in your work, that’s what it comes down to. You not being able to hold your head up because you’re thinking too much, that’s one thing

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“But, at the same time, you’re solely responsible for the performance that you put up and I was extremely disappointed. I just did my job today, and that’s what it’s supposed to be each and every week,” Newton further added via NFL Network.

Bill Belichick’s boys will go up against Lamar Jackson’s Baltimore Ravens in Week 10. They are currently on a 3-5 record and sit 3rd in the AFC East Division table behind the Buffalo Bills and the Miami Dolphins.

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