dangolka (CBS) — As he prepares for his first sport as beginning quarterback of the New England Patriots, Cam Newton remains to be on cloud 9 over his new crew. On Monday, he stated his match with the Patriots is a “match made in heaven.”
On his first Monday morning interview on WEEI, Newton admitted that he questioned about his match with the crew when he first signed on July 8. He didn’t know what to anticipate from the franchise, particularly head coach Invoice Belichick. However any concern about his and Belichick’s relationship had been put relaxed after his first dialog with the coach, and his time with the Patriots has been unbelievable thus far.
“I didn’t know what to anticipate,” Newton informed The Greg Hill Present. “The identical questions that lots of people — and discuss exhibits, gossip discuss, and barber-shop discuss, and chitter-chatter textual content messages — needed to know, I needed to know as properly. Is it actual what they are saying about Belichick? I didn’t know. I believe, truthfully, it’s been a match made in heaven for me, simply realizing that I’m at a spot the place all the things is pulling in the identical path and all the things is geared towards profitable.
“Actually it’s been so overwhelming at instances that I simply haven’t been capable of grasp it from a complete totality standpoint,” added Newton. “I used to be in Carolina, and had given all the things to that group that I probably can, and I’ll at all times have a spot in my coronary heart for Carolina. However as an expert, you go the place you’re summoned to go, and what’s greatest to your profession. Simply as it is going to be what’s greatest for the group. I’ve simply been loving myself and loving this chance I’ve had, coming into this place.”
Newton will make his first begin with the Patriots on Sunday after they welcome the Miami Dolphins to Gillette Stadium. The 31-year-old stated he isn’t feeling any strain because the man taking on for Tom Brady.
“No sir, no sir. And I believe the world of Tom,” stated Newton. “Simply having, no more of a fowl’s eye view, however actually realizing the individuals who actually knew him on a day-to-day foundation and the way they converse so extremely of him, and simply understanding the greatness that you just hear of an individual like that, it’s nice to listen to.
“However so far as strain? No sir. I believe the preparation that’s put forth in the place I’ve been in my profession – the darkish moments, the low moments, and clearly the excessive moments – has ready me for this,” he stated.
You may watch the Patriots kick off their 2020 season subsequent Sunday on WBZ-TV — the house of the New England Patriots! Protection begins Friday night time at 7 p.m. with Patriots All Entry and kicks off Sunday at 11:30 a.m. with Patriots GameDay. The Patriots and the Dolphins sq. off at 1 p.m., and persist with WBZ-TV after the sport for Cam Newton’s first postgame press convention on Patriots fifth Quarter!