Cam Newton pointed the finger at himself after his efficiency in Sunday’s 18-12 loss to the Broncos wasn’t up his requirements.
The 31-year-old has proven flashes of his MVP from, however consistency has eluded him with the Patriots. He wouldn’t use lacking a begin, and various practices, because of COVID-19 as an excuse.
“I simply haven’t been good,” Newton instructed reporters on Thursday. “I haven’t matched sufficient good performs collectively for my liking. That’s what it comes right down to. After I imply good performs, I imply proper reads. I imply ball positioning. I imply, making guys miss – simply the entire gamut of how I play. I do know what I’m able to. My customary is extraordinarily excessive and I haven’t been assembly it.”
He threw two interceptions in opposition to the Broncos, although they had been each on deflections, and threw for 157 yards. He continuously held onto the ball too lengthy and was sacked 4 occasions.
“The one factor I can do is the issues I can management,” Newton stated. “That’s have an excellent week of apply and have it carry over to the sport.”
Newton had practiced simply as soon as within the earlier two weeks, so rust was comprehensible. That stated, he’s thrown for over 200 yards simply as soon as in 4 begins, and that got here in opposition to the Seahawks, who’re final in passing protection. The Patriots are 2-3, have fallen behind the Dolphins within the AFC East and may very well be dropping sight of the first-place Payments quickly if Newtown doesn’t get proper.
“We have now a greater preparation technique with this week. Not making any excuses. We simply put ourselves in a greater scenario to win,” Newton stated “… For us as an offense, we all know our excuse basket is working actual low. We’re getting guys again that we’ve missed for weeks. We’ve acquired sufficient to compete with anyone and I imply anyone.”
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