FOXBORO (CBS) – Patriots quarterback Cam Newton’s absence due to a hand injury may be short-lived.
Newton missed most of the team’s final week of voluntary practices after injuring his throwing hand during an earlier OTA session.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Providing a rare injury update on Friday, Bill Belichick said Newton was “getting better” and “doing alright.”READ MORE: Wednesday's Child: 7-Year-Old Jose
According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, Newton was actually back at Friday’s OTA session, and “threw the ball around a bit.”MORE NEWS: Teen Lifeguards Save Man Who Suffered Heart Attack On Dennis Beach
Reiss reported it “wouldn’t be a surprise” if Newton is back on the field this week as the team reports for mandatory minicamp.