Cam Newton: ‘My word choice was extremely degrading’

Panthers QB Cam Newton apologized on Thursday night for his comments on Wednesday, which many have called sexist.

On Wednesday, Newton was asked a question about the route running style of WR Devin Funchess by Charlotte Observer beat reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. Newton had this to say: “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes.”

Because of his comments, Newton lost a sponsorship deal with Oikos Greek Yogurt

Here is Newton’s apology from Thursday night:


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