CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WNCN) — With the NFL’s legal tampering period supplanting the official March 18 start of free agency, many moves across the league have already been made.
But, according to a report, another big move involving Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers could be on the way.
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Newton’s agency team and the Panthers have agreed to let the longtime quarterback seek a trade.
Rapoport didn’t offer any details into the report, but says there will be news to follow.
The Carolina Panthers also released the news via their Twitter account.
Newton responded to the team’s Instagram post with a very interesting comment, saying he did not ask for the trade.
“Please do not try and play me or manipulate the narrative and act like I wanted this; You forced me into this,” Newton said after expressing his love for the Panthers.
A few teams, including the LA Chargers, Las Vegas Raiders, New England Patriots, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins could use a quarterback of Newton’s stature.
In the event Newton leaves, the Panthers will be in the market for a new quarterback as well, despite having incumbent Kyle Allen in the fold.
This story will be updated.
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