Cam Newton and the Patriots are gearing up to take on Sean McDermott and the Bills on Sunday, and it will be a reunion for the coach and quarterback.
Prior to joining their new teams, McDermott and Newton spent six years together in Carolina. At the time, McDermott was the Panthers’ defensive coordinator, so it was his group that would face off against the quarterback every practice.
McDermott enjoyed that time with the now-Patriots quarterback.
“There were a lot (of good memories),” said McDermott on his Wednesday video conference. “He’s certainly a great player on the field. I think people don’t always know who he is off the field and they wonder.