Cam to cam anything goes
“He told us a lot of things.” He managed about 150 terse, angry seconds, eyes cast nowhere in particular, before standing up, walking off, going home to sob. Whether a mean tweet, a mean [person] saying, ‘Hey, you’re supposed to do it like this’—if my son ain’t saying it, then it don’t matter to me.”The Super Bowl still follows him around daily, like a ghost. Using it to grow, even.“What do you want me to do, write another letter back to her? With my father being a preacher, you don’t think I’ve had this discussion before? Playoffs three seasons in a row, Super Bowl last year. Is this even a controversial opinion, to think that Cam lives in a world of coded and not-so-coded critiques that basically boil down to resentment about the existence of such a sublime black quarterback? We’d met maybe 25 minutes prior—one of those situations where we’re both trying to talk about a lot of things in a relatively short amount of time.It was national news—not just the loss but the press conference. And we didn’t.” He’s past it now without regretting it exactly: “I could care less. Cam showing up on your TV every Sunday like Tony Soprano garroting new victims. It’s amazing, the scale and duration of what Cam’s endured from the football public; it’s why I wanted to ask him about it.There’s a rule about taking off your helmet on the field and actually showing your face. The league is so massively popular in part because it is scrupulous about never betraying a political opinion beyond an unwavering faith in American greatness.
Plenty of players wear that kind of punishment on their faces after a while. Only the hands give him away, the fact that he plays a borderline blood sport for money and our entertainment. More than 300 yards passing, 100 yards rushing, five passing touchdowns in a single game, the first player in NFL history to do that. It’s this quality, paradoxically, that has led to some of the most savage and consistent criticism of Cam Newton. The salesman at the cigar store, Ben, a friendly guy with a bushy beard and a green tie, just lights up like someone shot off a bottle rocket in front of him. He told the football writer Peter King he wanted to be considered an “entertainer and icon” in addition to a football player, and America reacted like that isn’t exactly what we want our quarterbacks to be. “I just sound reasonable to me,” a then 75-year-old Richardson said. 1 because his teammate and future backup, Jimmy Clausen, already has Cam’s old number, No. He sulks after losses; his own coach, Ron Rivera, calls him “Mr.
A real-life deleted scene from Meanwhile, Cam Newton’s most famous on-field gesture last year was the dab, a dance that comes from whatever the spiritual opposite of corporate America is. And that’s what I do now.”It’s arguably part of his job to look me in the eye and say that a hoodie is just an article of clothing.
He hangs out with Future and Jeezy on the sidelines of Panthers games.
No other reason—just to prove to himself that he can.
With a person whose motivations you couldn’t be sure of. Just compelling to just see a person of his magnitude.