Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 12/11/11
In a recent interview with Steveland Wilson of ESPN The Magazine, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton went into an interesting treatise about the culture of winning, and his own role in rebuilding the Panthers. Wilson asked Newton what his emotions are in situations where he plays well and the Panthers don't win, and that opened up the floodgates. "What happens when you take a lion out of the safari and try to take him to your place of residence and make him a house pet? It ain't going to happen. That's the type of person that I am. I'm that lion. The house that I'm in is somewhat of a tarnished house where losing is accepted. But I'm trying to change that, whether I'm going to have to turn that house into a safari, or I'm just going to have to get out of that house. I'm not saying I'm trying to leave this place. I'm just trying to get everybody on my level." A lot of people are going to get up in arms about this, but there are additional factors to consider, and the emphasis on "quarterback
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