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Patriots’ Cam Newton Talks Recent Improvements: ‘I’m Getting Tired of Sucking’

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) reacts after scoring a touchdown during an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

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The New England Patriots snapped a four-game losing streak with a 30-27 victory over the New York Jets on Monday in large part because of the play of quarterback Cam Newton.

The three-time Pro Bowler finished 27-of-35 passing for 274 yards and added two scores on the ground. He also had an amusing answer when asked about his efficiency as a thrower over the last couple of weeks.

“I’m getting tired of sucking,” he told reporters.

Newton has played nowhere near as well as he did in his prime when he won the 2015 league MVP award and led the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl.

He has just two touchdown passes all season and threw a combined five interceptions in back-to-back October losses to the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers. He also lost a key fumble at the end of last week’s loss to the Buffalo

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