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Old 02-04-2016, 02:53 PM
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Yup....this is a sports forum, not a political one. But considering his statements....within a sports forum.......this is RELAVANT.

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Cam speaks the truth
They can't stand it.
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It would be even more relevant if you posted the whole quote.

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Yup....this is a sports forum, not a political one. But considering his statements....within a sports forum.......this is RELAVENT.
Spoken like a true racist.
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Originally Posted by N2theblue View Post
It would be even more relevant if you posted the whole quote.

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At least some of it.
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Originally Posted by Thalasso View Post
At least some of it.
I'm guessing it is one of these, but he probably read an out of context snippet.

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Because people like you take snippets out of context. Here is the full quote via nfl.com:

"Often times in this society a lot of people, including myself, want to label different things as 'ok well here's a quarterback. He kind of reminds me of a Ben Roethlisberger, or he reminds me of a Steve McNair. He reminds me of a Steve Young.' You have another quarterback, in the quarterbacks that are getting prepared for the draft now that will always be labeled or tagged along with the person that they kind of remind you of," Newton explained during halftime.

"But I said that I'm not a person that can necessarily be labeled, because when I was coming out I was labeled to guys that are no longer in this league. And I didn't mean it to come off as a race thing. I didn't mean it to come off as anybody that's being brash or flamboyant about a specific question. I was just saying facts. I'm hoping to be a trailblazer to not give an avenue not only to African-American quarterbacks but athletic quarterbacks as well. You can be Caucasian. You can be any type of ethnicity outside of African American and that's what I was trying to preach."




Here is the quote that he was referring to and his coach's thoughts (this is from USA Today but multiple outlets reported it:

“I’m an African-American quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they haven’t seen nothing they can compare me to,” he told reporters during his weekly media session at Bank of America Stadium.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he hoped that wasn’t the case, adding it would be “terrible” if race played a factor.

“You figure in this time and day and age it would be more about who he is as an athlete and a person more than anything else,” he said.

Rivera said if anything about Newton should scare people, it’s that a quarterback with his skill set exists.

“That’s who he is,” Rivera said. “He’s a tremendously gifted athlete, a terrific quarterback, a smart football player. That’s who people should be concerned with more than anything else.”

Newton, wearing a white long-sleeve shirt with a Superman logo on the front and the word “TEAM” where the nameplate would go – along with a No. 1 filled with the names of his teammates – fielded several questions about how he’s perceived outside the Panthers’ fan base.

No one is perfect, he said, and everyone has done things in their past that could be used against them.

The only way Newton knows how to succeed is by being himself, and he expressed gratitude for the opportunity to do so.

“It’s like here I am, I’m doing exactly what I want to do, how I want to do it, and when I look in the mirror, it’s me,” he said. “Nobody changed me, nobody made me act this certain way, and I’m true to my roots. But yet people are going to say whatever they’re going to say.

“If I’m in this world living for that person, then I can’t look at myself and say I’m Cam Newton – or Cameron Newton to most people - because I’m not. I’m living for you, you know what I’m saying?”

Newton’s attitude – which has rubbed off on the rest of the locker room – is exactly what Rivera wants. The coach was part of the 1985 Chicago Bears team that won the Super Bowl after releasing the “Super Bowl Shuffle” song midway through the season, and he’s not about to ask his team to change its personality in the face of criticism now.

“People think you should be stoic when you play this game,” Rivera said. “I think you should be able to come out and have fun. This is a kid’s game. I know there’s a lot of money involved, but at the end of the day it’s about entertainment and having fun. If you’re not enjoying yourself, don’t play the game. It’s that simple.”


Not sure why you label him as a media whore either. He answers questions that are asked of him. He does many things without involving the media. Some are later reported on by the media after being shared on social media (not by him or his team) i.e. the kid with terminal cancer's birthday party. He's young and rich and flamboyant and wears crazy clothes because he can. Off the field during his NFL career he has been as great a role model and person as anyone could ask for.
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[QUOTE=TorFed;8682386]Spoken like a true racist.[/QUOY



Yeah... I'm a true racist...... I'm anything ' but'......but go for it....have your way...peace..
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Take away Olsen and that great OL and Newton is knocked back to the status he has been all these years previous to this season... B-list QB at best.
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I just can't stomach the demonstrations in the end zone or the defensive lineman antics. Football is a great team sport. It's so obvious, Cam would never make the end zone without the rest of the team doing what they have to do and doing it well. Yet, there he is, a dancing simpleton trying to draw attention to himself. It's all about Cam.
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Originally Posted by BigRedDog View Post
Take away Olsen and that great OL and Newton is knocked back to the status he has been all these years previous to this season.
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Football is a great team sport. It's so obvious, Cam would never make the end zone without the rest of the team doing what they have to do and doing it well.
You guys are so right. Cam wouldn't be Cam without the help from his team. You guys would make great football analysts. Hate on....
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Originally Posted by BigRedDog View Post
Take away Olsen and that great OL and Newton is knocked back to the status he has been all these years previous to this season... B-list QB at best.
Kind of like Brady when his o line crumbled?
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I just can't stomach the demonstrations in the end zone or the defensive lineman antics. Football is a great team sport. It's so obvious, Cam would never make the end zone without the rest of the team doing what they have to do and doing it well. Yet, there he is, a dancing simpleton trying to draw attention to himself. It's all about Cam.
I find this kind of ironic comming from someone who has to post everything he's ever owned in his sigunature....to draw attention what he doesn't even have any more...
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Pretty simple -- indicates boating experience
I earned everyone of those boats so I guess I could do a dance on my dock -- not a pretty picture by the way.
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Originally Posted by Weekend-Hooker View Post
I find this kind of ironic comming from someone who has to post everything he's ever owned in his sigunature....to draw attention what he doesn't even have any more...
Didn't even notice that but LMAO now. Thanks for the Friday laugh. LOL.
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Originally Posted by N2theblue View Post
I'm guessing it is one of these, but he probably read an out of context snippet.
Yep. Pick and choose. If he hates Cam now he really ain't gonna like him Sunday. And, I'm not even a Panther's fan.
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Originally Posted by Weekend-Hooker View Post
I find this kind of ironic comming from someone who has to post everything he's ever owned in his sigunature....to draw attention what he doesn't even have any more...
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Patriots fan??? No further comments needed on my part
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