In partnership with the NFL in the UK

NFL

Cam Newton's pregame cleats.

Cam Newton ridiculed on Twitter for his pregame cleats

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Thursday Night Football this week saw an NFC South showdown between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints. Despite being ahead for the majority of the game, Cam Newton and the Panthers had to hold back a fourth quarter comeback by the Saints in order to win 23-20.

Newton didn't exactly have the best of games, as he only completed under half of his passes for 192 yards and a touchdown. He also only ran for seven yards after five attempts, hardly a performance that shows he is the current NFL MVP.

However, that wasn't what most fans made fun of him for on Thursday night, it was what he was wearing before the game even began.

SIGN UP NOW

Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay4

Prior to kickoff, the Panthers quarterback wore some cleats pregame that represents his fashion taste perfectly. They're definitely not a pair of boots you'll be able to go to the sports shop tomorrow and purchase yourself as they were zebra-printed with a fox tail.

And he was ridiculed on Twitter for wearing them.

Article continues below

The win on Thursday night now puts the Panthers' record on the same level as the Saints on 4-6, but they still need a significant turnaround in their play if they wish to reach the postseason this year.

This is the second week in a row Carolina has allowed an opposing team to get back into the game and score 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, so the team must become better at closing out games.

New Orleans Saints v Carolina Panthers

Their next two games are against the Oakland Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks, who both have productive offenses and defenses, so they must be more productive, especially in the fourth quarter, otherwise, they can kiss their playoff hopes goodbye.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Luke Kuechly
Carolina Panthers
Cam Newton
New Orleans Saints
NFL

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again