Cam Newton Says He Got Vaccinated, Wants to Play

Cam Newton wants us to know, he still wants to play.

In a video published to his YouTube channel on Sunday, the free-agent quarterback said he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and wants to keep playing football.

“Hell yeah I still want to play football,” Newton said in Sunday’s video. “I still get that urge to go out and perform and do something that I’ve been doing since I was 7 years old.”

The 2015 MVP added that while he has been getting offers from teams, the situation “has to be right.”

Newton said he was initially reluctant to get vaccinated because “the side effects weren’t beneficial to me.” He added that he still believes receiving the vaccine is “a personal decision.”

Newton was released by the New England Patriots shortly before the season.

This comes off as pretty desperate…


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