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Cam Newton finally speaks after Super Bowl loss

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has taken a lot of heat since his actions on Sunday in Super Bowl 50. There’s even speculation that he quit on his team, which he has refused.

He admitted late in the game that he did not go after the fumble, because he feared that he would be injured. He spoke for the first time this morning since his now infamous post-game presser, where he didn’t say much of anything.

He; however, refused for his actions, where he wouldn’t take it like a man and answer the tough questions — like much of his teammates did.

“I don’t have to conform to what anybody wants … I am my own person,” Newton said. “I’m on record as being a sore loser. I hate losing. You show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser.”

The Panthers were dominated in their second Super Bowl loss in franchise history. The Denver Broncos defeated the Panthers, 24-10, from Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

Before C.J. Anderson scored the game-winning touchdown that put the Broncos up 22-10, Newton fumbled the ball. While many of the Panthers linemen were standing around on the play, Newton said that he would have had to “contort his leg to get the ball.”

While the Panthers were dismantled by the Broncos fierce defense, including Von Miller, who had 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles, the Panthers signal caller says the team will be back. As they can see from the Broncos, it may take longer to get back to the big game than expected, as the Broncos had to re-tool their defense following a 43-8 loss in the Super Bowl two-years ago to the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium.

“We will be back, and I mean that,” he said. “Nobody’s expectations (for this team) exceed mine.”

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