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New England Patriots Long snapper Joe Cardona (49) kicker Nick Folk (6) and punter Jake Bailey, right, confer during an NFL football training camp practice, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Patriots in market for kicker after cutting Rohrwasser, Folk

Sep. 5, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — After so much scrutiny on the quarterback position in New England this offseason, the biggest surprise on cutdown day came at kicker. The Patriots released both veteran Nick Folk and rookie fifth-round draft pick Justin Rohrwasser, for now leaving the position open as they begin...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton walks to the field for an NFL football training camp practice, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, Pool)

AP source: Cam Newton to be Patriots starting quarterback

Sep. 3, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cam Newton is officially the new starting quarterback of the New England Patriots. A person familiar with the situation said Thursday that Newton was announced as the starter during a team meeting. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not publicly...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton works out during an NFL football training camp practice, Thursday Aug. 27, 2020 in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Folk ready to kick, teach in return to Patriots

Aug. 27, 2020 2:15 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Nick Folk returned to New England with hopes of winning the starting kicker job. And he doesn’t mind being a mentor in the process. The 35-year-old Folk was re-signed on Monday to compete with rookie kicker Justin Rohrwasser after the 2020 fifth-round pick struggled early in...