Charlotte Observer beat reporter Jourdan Rodrigue asked Newton during Wednesday's news conference about wide receiver Devin Funchess embracing the physicality of routes and if Newton got enjoyment out of that.
-- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton laughed and made light of a female reporter who asked about one of his teammates, saying it was "funny to hear a female" ask the question.
As a watchdog group, AWSM demands fair treatment and positive workplace environments for women working in sports media."The Pro Football Writers of America also condemned Newton's comments, saying in a statement that he "crossed the line."Newton made headlines for his interaction with the media after the Panthers lost to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, when he cut short his session with reporters.
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I was dismayed by his response, which not only belittled me but countless other women before me and beside me who work in similar jobs," Rodrigue said. Newton out as he left the locker room a few minutes later.
He did not apologize for his comments."According to a Charlotte Observer report, Rodrigue asked Newton afterward whether he thought a woman couldn't understand receiver routes."Newton said she wasn't really seeing specific routes when watching the game, she was just seeing if somebody was open," the Observer reported.
Newton said he did not, according to the report."Jourdan Rodrigue, Charlotte Observer," she said before walking away, according to the report.
Mike Persinger, the executive sports editor of the Observer, said Newton's comments were "unfortunate and out of line.""The question Jourdan asked during the news conference was a good one, like countless other questions about football strategy and nuance she has asked in the course of doing her job,'' Persinger said.