SANTA CLARA, Ca. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stormed out of a press conference following his team’s Super Bowl loss Sunday.
The Panthers fell to the Broncos 24-10.
Fox Sports reports that he was part of a press conference held at Levi’s Stadium after the game.
Newton, named the 2015 NFL MVP on Saturday, finished the day 18 for 41 for 265 yards. The Broncos lead the NFL in total defense, pass defense and sacks and Newton got to see — and feel — that up close. He was sacked seven times, tying a Super Bowl record.
Following the game, Newton for the most part kept his answers terse.
“We had our opportunities,” Newton said. “There wasn’t nothing special that they did. We dropped balls. We turned the ball over, gave up sacks, threw errant passes. That’s it. They scored more points than we did.”
When asked to put his disappointment into words, all Newton would say was, “We lost.” He walked out of the press conference after three minutes.
Some media outlets and social media posts contend that Newton left because what was being said by Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris.
Harris can be heard in the video below:
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