Cam Newton’s brother praised the NFL’s only MVP on Tuesday following the free-agent quarterback’s performance on Auburn’s pro day.
Caylin Newton, who also played at Auburn as a wide receiver, caught passes for his brother on pro day. The quarterback has thrown around 30 passes as he looks to return to an NFL playing field.
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«It was him showing me love,» Caylin said of Cam. «He doesn’t owe anybody anything. He’s had an incredible journey, an incredible career in the NFL. He has nothing to prove to anybody…he came to show his ability, to show that he still has it.» «.
«I think, for him, this was a selfless act. But it was also to show and show everybody that he’s not sitting around. He’s still got it. Whatever organization wants to get a winning quarterback, his number is still open. and available».
Cam Newton did not speak to reporters after practice. He made headlines Monday by announcing his decision to throw passes on Auburn’s pro day, saying he believed there weren’t 32 quarterbacks in the NFL better than him.
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«Tell me how these randoms keep getting jobs,» Cam said. «Don’t worry about it. I’ll show you. I can’t wait to show you.»
Caylin added that her brother had been working hard to get back into the league. The quarterback has not played in the NFL since the 2021 season with the Carolina Panthers. The Patriots released him before the start of the 2021 season and he held on to the team he began his NFL career with. He had 684 passing yards, four touchdown passes and five rushing touchdowns in eight games.
«What everyone sees on the TV screen, they see her character and they see her confidence,» Caylin said.
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«They don’t see the value. They don’t see how many hours he puts in. So the media has what they’re saying about who he is. I know who he is. And wherever he’s been, they know who he is.» also.»
Associated Press contributed to this report.