Cam Newton signing with Patriots: NFL players react on social media

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Why Cam Newton is low risk, high reward for New England (2:18)

Adam Schefter breaks down how the Patriots managed to strike a deal with former MVP quarterback Cam Newton. (2:18)

Cam Newton led the Carolina Panthers to Super Bowl 50. Will he get a chance to get the six-time champion New England Patriots back to the big game?

Newton, the 2015 NFL MVP, reached agreement on a one-year, incentive-laden deal with the Patriots, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. ‬

β€ͺNewton now will compete with Jarrett Stidham for the starting job after Tom Brady left for Tampa Bay in free agency.

Here is how the NFL reacted on Sunday: