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New England Patriots links 7/02/20 - Cam Newton brings instant swag to 2020 Patriots

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Seattle Seahawks v New England Patriots
Fireworks at Gillette Stadium
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  • Kevin Seifert (ESPN) Source: NFL shortens preseason to just two weeks as league continues to plot its 2020 strategy.
  • Grant Gordon ( NFLPA has not signed off on shortened preseason
  • Albert Breer (SI) Mailbag: Is 2020 a make or break year For Jimmy Garoppolo? Plus, how close the Bills are from a Super Bowl, the Patriots making moves to free up cap space, when Tua Tagovailoa might start and what will likely happen with the Jets and Jamal Adams.
  • Jason La Canfora (CBS Sports) Six NFL pre-training camp predictions: Colin Kaepernick stays unsigned, preseason reduced or scrapped, more.
  • Will Brinson (CBS Sports) Cam Newton to Patriots: What are his injuries, why didn’t other teams sign him, how will Pats offense look?
  • Eric Edholm (Yahoo! Sports) Cam Newton’s contract with Patriots is shockingly thin on guaranteed money.
  • Danny Heifetz (The Ringer) Breaking down the AFC after the Cam Newton signing.
  • Shalise Manza Young (Yahoo! Sports) Welcome to Boston, Cam Newton. He can already hear the dog whistles and trite criticism. /Felger & Mazz shouldn’t be cited as indicative of anything.
  • Mike Fisher (SI) What Cowboys will borrow from Patriots Belichick (No, not Cam or cheating). /Lame.
  • Joel Corry (CBS Sports) Agent’s Take: Examining decline of running back salaries after Adrian Peterson calls market ‘disrespectful’.
  • John Breech (CBS Sports) Ranking the 10 best coaching matchups of 2020 and Bill Belichick dominates the list.
  • Sean Wagner-McGough (CBS Sports) Ranking NFL divisions by starting QBs. 8th: AFC East.
  • NFL Throwback ( 13 MVP QBs who changed teams. (8 min. video)
  • John Breech (CBS Sports) 2020 NFL Supplemental Draft: League reportedly cancels July event amid pandemic.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFL’s proposed timeline has rookies reporting as early as July 19
  • Mike Jones (USA Today) As NFL training camps draw closer, big questions about coronavirus protocols still linger.
  • Nick Selbe (SI) Report: NFL considers requiring fans to sign COVID-19 liability waivers to attend games.