Bill Belichick On Cam Newton: ‘I Think We’ve Already Covered That’

After he was released by the Patriots, Cam Newton hopped in on a one-on-one conversation with his dad to discuss his departure from New England. The former MVP claims he was “bamboozled” after hearing of his dismissal and that the Patriots felt Cam would “intimidate” rookie quarterback Mac Jones.

Monday, coach Belichick was asked about the exchange. All of them laughed, but he kept it short and sweet:

“Yeah, I think we’ve already covered all that,” Belichick said. “Look, I have nothing but respect for Cam and everything he did here. We said that after he was released and my feelings toward Cam have not changed.”

Belichick is right. We all should probably use these lines during a break up we initiate. The New England Patriots now get a chance to shift from Cam Newton to Mac Jones while maintaining professionalism.

Could the Patriots have been lying their tails off and really been embarrassed by all of Cam’s antics off the field? Absolutely, but we’ll never know for sure when everyone on that staff has nothing but pleasantries to share regarding Newton.

Now Cam looks like the bitter ex. It’s time for him to realize that he can’t say “there ain’t 32 quarterbacks better than me,” and then return to professionalism a week later. Cam Newton just got owned by Bill Belichick — it’s going to take a lot more than what Cam just said to get the greatest coach of all time to roll around in the mud. He’s getting off scot-free.

Written by Gary Sheffield, Jr

Gary Sheffield Jr is the son of should-be MLB Hall of Famer, Gary Sheffield. He covers basketball and baseball for, chats with the Purple and Gold faithful on LakersNation, and shitposts on Twitter. You can follow him at GarySheffieldJr

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  1. Cam,

    Welcome to the “I was screwed by Belichick” club. Current members include many prominent former Patriots, some of which were let go while still in Pro Bowl form:

    Lawyer Milloy
    Wes Welker
    Richard Seymour
    Drew Bledsoe
    Mike Vrabel
    Malcolm Butler
    Ty Law

    There’s more, but news flash, BB is cutthroat and Cam had a below average year so I’m surprised they even brought him into camp. He’s probably got an argument that they could have cut him earlier to improve his employment chances elsewhere, but BB does what’s best for BB.

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