The New England Patriots aren’t expected to stick with Cam Newton as their starting quarterback in 2021, per Pro Football Focus.
According to the advanced football analytics firm, the new starting quarterback won’t be Jarrett Stidham or even one of the top rookies.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Predicted to Be the Patriots’ Next Starting QB
Yes, you read that correctly. The current Miami Dolphins QB and former Buffalo Bills and New York Jets quarterback is projected to sign a one-year, $10 million deal to play with the Patriots, the only AFC East team he’s yet to work for during his 16-year NFL career.
Here’s what PFF had to say about Fitzpatrick, and why he’ll be on the team’s radar this offseason.