Newton won't focus beyond 2020: 'I have interest' in beating Cardinals
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Cam Newton isn't worried about his future beyond the 2020 campaign.

The veteran quarterback, who signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots after nearly four months of free agency, gave a Bill Belichick-esque response when asked if he's interested in remaining with the team beyond this season.

"Man, I have interest in winning the Arizona Cardinals game. How about that?" Newton said on "The Greg Hill Show" Monday, according to NESN's Zack Cox.

New England hosts the Cardinals in Week 12 following a disappointing 27-20 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. The Patriots won two in a row prior to the defeat but dropped their previous four and have at times looked out of sync on offense.

Newton acknowledged his team's inconsistencies but added he's still in the process of learning nuances within Belichick and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels' scheme.

"Do I know everything in this offense? No, I do not," he said, per Cox. "But I'm striving to do that ... I feel as if I'm more in control than I have been. I can say that."

The Patriots currently sit in third place in the AFC East - a division they dominated over the last two decades - at 4-6. Newton's squad is on the outside looking in at a playoff spot, but the former MVP noted there's still time to improve.

"We've been having great practices," Newton said, via NFL Network's Mike Giardi. "But you have to understand, this is the NFL, any given Sunday."

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