Cam Newton expresses excitement about joining Patriots: 'All praise to God'

His deal is reportedly worth up to $7 million

The long wait for Cam Newton was over Sunday when he agreed to a one-year deal with the New England Patriots.

The one-time NFL MVP appeared to be excited when he posted about joining the team on Instagram.

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“I’m excited as I don’t know what right now!! All praise to God!! Dropping content tomorrow!! I hope you’re ready!! #LetsGoPats,” he wrote.

His deal is reportedly worth up to $7 million. He is set to make the veteran’s minimum salary, which is worth a bit over $1 million.

Newton, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, led the Carolina Panthers to three straight NFC South titles from 2013-15, and a Super Bowl appearance during the 2015 season when he was awarded the league MVP. He also earned three Pro Bowls in nine seasons.

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Newton missed 16 regular-season games over the last two years due to a foot injury that required a procedure. He also had multiple shoulder surgeries in his career.

Newton should step into a starting role in New England as the successor to future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady, who left for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier in the offseason.

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Newton, Brian Hoyer, and Jarrett Stidham are expected to be the quarterbacks on the roster when training camp begins.

Fox News' Dan Canova contributed to this report.