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Cam Newton claims it was all only one huge misunderstanding when he dismissed a feminine reporter’s query about operating routes.

In response to Newton, when he stated it was “humorous to listen to a feminine speak about routes,” he was truly making an attempt to provide Jourdan Rodrigue of The Charlotte Observer a sarcastic praise.

“It was a lesson discovered for me the entire week. My sarcasm making an attempt to provide any person sort of a praise turned in methods I by no means would have imagined,” Newton stated Sunday.

“However like I stated, I am a person of God, a person that has an unbelievable supporting forged of followers, nice teammates, nice coaches, in addition to relations and buddies that stored me up all week.”

Newton was completely denounced all week for his sexist comment, which he apologized for. The NFL launched a press release calling Newton “plain flawed” and “disrespectful” whereas the quarterback additionally misplaced a sponsorship.