The veteran QB had already took and passed a physical that showed him to be in incredible health.
Soon after his release was announced, Saints player Cam Jordan started recruiting him to the team.
Newton’s 9-year tenure with the franchise ended with him as the franchise’s all-time leader in passing yards (29,041), passing touchdowns (182), pass attempts (3,980), pass completions (2,371), 300-yard passing games (19), rushing touchdowns (58) and wins by a quarterback (68).
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