Are you ready for your wild scenario for the week? NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks joined KNBR on Thursday and discussed the draft and potential targets for the San Francisco 49ers. He also threw something out there regarding a potential fit for recently-released quarterback Cam Newton.

I think you may know where this is headed.

Many are speculating that Newton could land with the Los Angeles Chargers, which seems to make a lot of sense. Brooks throws another potential landing spot out there. How about Kyle Shanahan's Niners?

Brooks admits that Newton might not be a perfect fit for every team due to his personality. But given the circumstances, the former Carolina Panthers quarterback could be a good value.

"If I'm Cam Newton, and I can't go to the L.A. Chargers because they love Tyrod (Taylor), I go to San Francisco," Brooks explained to Mark Willard. "And the reason why Cam Newton in San Francisco would work is because I just believe that there may not be this great sense that Jimmy Garoppolo is the guy there.

"And let's just say that he may not be the guy, so you put Cam back there behind him, and Cam gets to learn from one of the best quarterback gurus that we've seen in the league. And maybe, just maybe, Kyle Shanahan is intrigued on having an explosive athlete running the stretch bootleg concept, putting the ball in the perimeter, throwing it out there."

Newton's last two seasons have been injury-plagued. He landed on injured reserve on November 5 after suffering a Lisfranc fracture, which was healing slower than expected.

Before 2019, Newton had never passed for fewer than 3,100 yards. His best campaign came in 2015 when he threw for 3,837 yards, 35 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions, leading the Panthers to a Super Bowl appearance.

"I'm just saying, from the Niners' standpoint, you would be able to get Cam at his cheapest," Brooks continued. "So if you think about a value proposition, just to bring him in, in case Jimmy Garoppolo gets hurt or falters, it would just be an interesting thing to think about if I'm the San Francisco 49ers, and I'm looking to add value and pop to my offense."

You can listen to the entire interview with Brooks below.



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