Bill Belichick has been impressed with Cam Newton early in training camp according to ESPN's Mike Reiss. But don't let that distract from the fact that Newton is competing against three other players for the starting quarterback job. Check out this bombshell. Via ESPN:

Belichick, 68, has seemed to go to great lengths to ensure the spotlight doesn't shine solely on Newton, who is competing with 2019 fourth-round pick Jarrett Stidham, 11-year veteran Brian Hoyer and undrafted free agent Brian Lewerke for the starting job.