Von Miller Trolls Cam Newton on SNL's 'Weekend Update'

Mike NorrisFeatured ColumnistFebruary 14, 2016

Feb 8, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller smiles during a press conference at the Super Bowl Media Center at Moscone Center-West. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller had 2.5 sacks in Super Bowl 50 and harassed Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton throughout the game, earning MVP honors after the Broncos' 24-10 win.

But he wasn't done hitting Newton nearly a week after the game. Miller trolled the quarterback during a segment of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live by continuing to mention his dominance in the contest, per Josh Hill of FanSided:

The outspoken Miller jumped at the chance to bring up his amazing performance on the NFL's biggest stage, and Twitter swiftly reacted to the segment.

Erika Fernandez of Black Sports Online enjoyed his performance:

While few people thought it was in bad taste, not everyone thought Miller's performance was as good as his play on the field, including television critic Ryan McGee:

Either way, it's safe to say Newton won't find it funny. But just as he has famously told opposing players who don't like his end-zone celebrations to stop him from scoring, per Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, the only way to stop his opponents from gloating after their Super Bowl title is for him to win one.