2021 NFL roster cuts: Our 32 takeaways include Cam Newton's surprising release, key trades, and more

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When do NFL teams make final cuts?

The NFL's final roster cut deadline will occur at 4 p.m. ET on August 31. At that point, all NFL teams must have no more than 53 players on their active rosters. Currently, teams are allowed to carry up to 90 players. That said, the NFL has added a couple of extra roster cut deadlines built into the preseason. Sporting NewsWhen are NFL roster cuts 2021? Deadline date, rules, practice squad salary & more to know

Was Cam Newton released?

The Patriots made a stunning decision on Tuesday afternoon when they released quarterback Cam Newton. ... That was shocking, especially after Bill Belichick complimented Newton on Tuesday morning. "Certainly he started at a much higher point than last year," Belichick said of Newton to reporters. sportingnews.comWhy did the Patriots release Cam Newton? How Mac Jones, COVID vaccine reportedly led to surprise cut

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