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At the Combine, Newton was a media magnet, drawing attention for his athletic attributes as well as his controversial persona and past.
As an athlete Newton presents a rare-skill set, he possesses the athleticism and quickness of a very athletic tight end, think Kellen Winslow, coupled with an elite level arm, able to make all the throws with ease.
Newton's playing style compares favorably to Ben Roethlisberger's, although at the collegiate level he ran around quite a bit. Like Roethlisberger, Newton is dripping with saavy and guile, with a bent towards winning at all costs. Also like Big Ben, he is more likely to improvise rather than come into the game with a set protocol in place ala Peyton Manning.
His experience is limited, but throughout that time he has been quite successful.
He has been a part of three different teams that won National Champions and leading two of them as the starting Quarterback, he did leave the University of Florida during the season in which they won their second National Championship of the Tim Tebow era.
Scouts have major questions about Newton's accuracy and his ability to transition to the pro game. However, in the right situation, and with a veteran Quarterback in place, Newton could develop into the type of player that redefines his position.
Why Bills Fans Should Love this Guy:
Simply put, he is not only a winner but he is an athletic freak of nature. While his measurables at the combine left signs that he is human. After all, he did not run a 4.2 forty yard dash.
However, aside from his throwing accuracy, Cam Newton seems to be like a player you would create in Madden to force your will upon opponents.He would give the Bills star power and charisma that they have perhaps never had.
How he could get Buddy Nix Fired:
If he does not develop further as a passer and turns into the next Vince Young Newton would put tremendous pressure on Nix and Gailey. Also if he has not gotten past, his past, and invites that to be a part of his professional career the Bills could be in major trouble.
High End Pro Comparison: Newton is perhaps like no quarterback seen before. Overall, it might be safe to say either a more consistent Daunte Culpepper or a more mobile Ben Roethlisberger.
Low End Pro Comparison: Everyone likes to compare him to Jamarcus Russell, but I don't see it. If there is a floor for the guy I would say that his game would be like Randall Cunningham's earlier in his career, only with more running power and less explosiveness.
Buddy Nix or Chan Gailey on him: In the past it has been reported that Buddy Nix is watching Cam Newton very closely. He also took to defending Newton against claims knocking his character in an attention grabbing scouting report. Gailey on the other hand had this to say.