Cam Newton confronts Kelvin Benjamin over remarks


Until Buffalo wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin dissed his former team, those same Panthers, and their quarterback, Cam Newton, last weekend.

"I just think Carolina was bad for me", Benjamin told The Athletic.

Benjamin eventually requested a trade and landed in Buffalo in the middle of last season for draft picks.

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Much of the discussion was inaudible from the video, but Newton did follow an agitated Benjamin as he attempted to walk away from the Panthers quarterback.

In brief action Thursday for both players, Newton went 6-for-9 passing for 84 yards, while Benjamin caught four passes for 59 yards, including a 28-yard touchdown. I don't know, man ...

After Benjamin's comments were published, McDermott expressed disapproval, saying Sunday (via ESPN), "There's a time and a place - I'm not saying specific to what comments were made - there's a time and place for things like that". It just felt like I wasn't in that position.

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For those who haven't heard, Benjamin didn't hold back in his public criticism of his former teammate. "So we'll move forward as a team, and I'm hoping we've already done that".

Cam Newton and Kelvin Benjamin did not sort out their disagreement on Thursday. Charlotte NBC News anchor Nick Carboni posted Benjamin's ripping of Newton on Twitter.

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