With roughly six minutes to play in the opening frame, the Carolina offense lined up at the Green Bay 7-yard line.
Newton noticed something in the Packers defense, and he talked some trash before receiving the snap.
"You’ve been watching film, huh?" he said to an opponent while flashing a smile. "That's cool. Watch this."
The 2015 NFL MVP then connected with running back Christian McCaffrey for the contest's opening score: