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No lock to play in 2021
Back with Patriots
Heads backfield along with Michel
Given roster exemption
Fifth-year option not picked up
Option picked up
Slides to New England in seventh
The Patriots selected Nixon in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 242nd overall.
Bringing depth to NE
The Patriots selected Sherman in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 197th overall.
Lands in New England
The Patriots selected Bledsoe in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 188th overall.
Developmental option for NE
The Patriots selected McGrone in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 177th overall.
Joins crowded backfield
The Patriots selected Stevenson in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 120th overall.
New pass rusher for New England
The Patriots selected Perkins in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 96th overall.
First defensive tackle selected
The Patriots selected Barmore in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 38th overall.
Faces added competition
Endorsed by Belichick
Though the Patriots selected Mac Jones 15th overall in the 2021 NFL Draft, coach Bill Belichick made it clear that Newton remains the team's top QB at this time, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports. "Cam's our quarterback. Whatever time Jarrett (Stidham) or Mac are ready to challenge and compete, then we'll see how that goes," Belichick noted Thursday night.
Falls to New England at 15
The Patriots selected Jones in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 15th overall.
Signs contract tender
In line to compete with Bourne
Projects as No. 1 WR
Could see work in slot
Plans to play this season
Back in the NFL
Signs deal with Patriots
Inks deal with Patriots
Back in Foxboro on four-year deal