grace wrote:The problem with Cam is whether he can ever come back from all the injuries. Tannehill's problem was terrible coaching ... and that's easy to fix.
zuggyawesome wrote:When was he beaten out by Kyle Allen? He was clearly unable to plant on his foot during the two games he tried to play, and he ended up getting Lisfranc surgery this offseason. This isn't a "phantom injury" used to save face.
Jaws wrote:zuggyawesome wrote:When was he beaten out by Kyle Allen? He was clearly unable to plant on his foot during the two games he tried to play, and he ended up getting Lisfranc surgery this offseason. This isn't a "phantom injury" used to save face.
2019, I thought? I didn't follow it that closely. If it's a legit injury, that's more cause for concern I would think.
If Cam's 90% does he still win the job?
This is a flyer for the pats, in real life.
In the 1-year deal for #Patriots QB Cam Newton, the team guaranteed him just $550K — on a $1.05M total base. The definition of low-risk. The reward comes in $700k in per-game rosters bonuses and another $5.75M in incentives. The max is $7.5M in all.
6:28 AM · Jul 2, 2020
Off Constantly wrote:That said- isn't this sort of how player contracts should look? Maybe... a little performance based?
Off Constantly wrote:I guess I'd say in this theoretical that rookie contract would have similar incentives.
And I get your points to a degree, but if everyone in the league was playing on the same incentive based contracts, then the "I" factor goes back to "we" as *EDIT*a team that performs well collectively earns incentives collectively.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Patriots QB Jarrett Stidham (leg) is battling discomfort in his leg.
That could explain why he's tossed seven interceptions over the last three days. Cam Newton has reportedly led the way at camp, so Stidham was never considered a real threat to start once the 31-year-old veteran joined the team. Expect Stidham to compete with Brian Hoyer for the backup role once the former is available to return to practice