Cam Newton Abruptly Exits Press Conference After Loss vs. Saints

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistOctober 16, 2016

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 16:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts during the first half of a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 16, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
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Cam Newton is not someone who enjoys losing.

The quarterback didn't last long at his press conference following the Carolina Panthers' 41-38 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, according to Jeff Darlington of ESPN:

Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

Cam Newton said "next question" after two questions -- then left the podium in the middle of the next one.

Black & Blue Review shared video of Newton's press conference:

Carolina fell to 1-5 on the season with its fourth straight loss after going 15-1 a year ago.

Newton also infamously left his postgame press conference early after Carolina's loss to the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl last season.

In an interview during the offseason, the reigning MVP said he could have done things differently in regard to how he handled the postgame situation.

"The truth is, I represent something way bigger than myself," Newton told Ebony magazine in April (via David Newton of ESPN.com). "I'm doing it for [my fans and family], and I felt like I let them down."

After leaving another press conference early Sunday, it doesn't appear as though Newton has learned his lesson.

Newton had 322 passing yards and two passing touchdowns to go with one rushing score in his first game back after suffering a concussion in Week 4. He led the Panthers offense to 38 points, but the defense could not contain the Saints, allowing 41 points in the loss.

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Newton has 11 total touchdowns in five games this year after recording 35 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns in 2015.

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