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Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette wants team to sign Cam Newton

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Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Leonard Fournette knows exactly who he wants as his next quarterback for 2020.

If he had his way, free agent Cam Newton would be the team’s new starting QB.

“Cam went to the Super Bowl…He’s a great guy. I’ve been knowing Cam for a minute now.” said Fournette about why he wants the Jags to sign him.

Fournette also emphasized he’s not trying to start a quarterback controversy in Jacksonville. He’s also a big fan of Gardner Minshew, who had been penciled in as a starter after Nick Foles was traded away earlier this offseason.

“And like I told some people that talked to me, it’s no disrespect to Minshew. I’m just trying to get in the best position as a team as we can [to] win. That’s all that was about. Just friendly competition ’cause that brings out the best in people.”

Cam Newton is looking for a new team after being released by the Carolina Panthers in March. He had been with the club for his entire nine-year NFL tenure, leading them to the Super Bowl in 2015 (which they lost) and amassing 29,041 passing yards, 2371 pass completions and 182 touchdowns in 125 combined games.

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Packers GM dispels rumours, insists team will not trade Aaron Rodgers

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Don’t worry too much Green Bay Packers fans, because it looks more likely than not that your star quarterback will still be with the franchise to start the 2021 season.

Despite rumours suggesting 2020 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers is disgruntled with the Packers franchise and asking to be dealt elsewhere, the team’s front office has decided to squash those rumours with a definitive statement.

“We are not going to trade Aaron Rodgers” said Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst.

“I’m not going to speak for Aaron, but I think obviously we have a really good team and I do think he’ll play for us again…The value that he adds to our football is really immeasurable, you know what I mean? He brings so much to the table not only as a player but as a leader. He’s so important to his teammates, to his coaches, so yeah, that’s the goal.”

Rodgers, 37, was a first round draft pick by the Packers back in 2005 and has spent his entire 16-year NFL career with the franchise. During that span, he has been selected to nine Pro Bowls, has won three MVPs, and led the team to a Super Bowl title in February 2011.

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49ers ink Trent Williams to record-breaking contract extension

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The San Francisco 49ers have brought out the brinks trunk to retain their star left tackle.

The team has made Trent Williams the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history, signing him to a lucrative six-year, $138.1-million contract extension that includes $55.1 million guaranteed and a $30.1 million signing bonus.

Williams, 32, is a 10-year NFL veteran and eight-time Pro Bowler. He was traded to the 49ers last offseason after spending nine years with the Washington Football Team. In 2020, he finished with the fourth-best pass block win rate (93.6%) among offensive tackles.

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Steelers bringing back Ben Roethlisberger for an 18th season

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Despite all the rumors surrounding their quarterback situation, the Pittsburgh Steelers are sticking with Big Ben next season.

The team announced that they have inked the 39-year old to a new contract.

“We are excited we were able to come to an agreement with Ben Roethlisberger on a new contract for him to return to the Steelers in 2021,” said Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert.

“We know that Ben can still play at a high level and do special things for this team. Our goal remains the same – to put together a roster that will compete for another championship. We are happy that Ben will be one of our leaders to help us accomplish that goal.”

Roethlisberger has posted 5050 pass completions for 60,348 passing yards, 396 touchdowns and 201 interceptions over a span of 233 regular season games. During that span, he has won two Super Bowl titles, and a six-time Pro Bowler and two-time NFL passing yards leader.

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