Panthers QB Cam Newton Is Moving On from the 'Dab' Celebrations

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJune 9, 2016

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 17:   Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers shows his trademark 'dab' against the Seattle Seahawks in the 2nd quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 17, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was dabbing all over NFL football fields during his MVP campaign last year, but don't expect that trend to continue this coming season.

The "Dab" is out—to make room for something else.

On Thursday morning, Newton went on The Mac Attack show on Charlotte's The Fan 610 AM and broke the news that he will be changing up his celebrations in 2016-17:

Travis Hancock @TBoneWFNZ

Cam: The Dab has been put aside. New stuff coming that he is working on.

Long live the Dab.

Carolina Panthers @Panthers

Goodbye, dab. It was fun. https://t.co/7aOvFGfQ9Z

On a related note, the Panthers' farewell tweet led to a fun interaction:

Carolina Panthers @Panthers

@SimplyGerrard https://t.co/0hF4CpxgsW

Carolina Panthers @Panthers

@SimplyGerrard https://t.co/dI1anneqmg

Given how great Newton was last season, it would have been understandable if he didn't make any changes to his game or his celebrations. But because the Dab is just a trend, the Panthers star is willing to move on and come up with new ways to annoy opposing fans.

[h/t SI's Extra Mustard]


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