The signing of Cam Newton appears to have been widely approved by New England Patriots players.

When news of the deal first broke last week, many players took to social media to share positive reactions. And when the Patriots made the deal official on Wednesday evening with a series of social media posts, more thumbs up were given by Pats players.

Both running back Brandon Bolden and defensive back J.C. Jackson had simple responses on Instagram to the Patriots’ posts.

Patriots running back Brandon Bolden

Instagram/@bbhulksmash

Patriots DB J.C. Jackson

Instagram/@jcjackson_7

Newton now will compete for the Patriots’ starting quarterback job with Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer.

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