Former Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kris Jenkins has a very strong opinion of Cam Newton. Jenkins believes Newton is a “pr**ck,” but he means it in the best way possible.
During the Week 7 edition of CBS Local Sports’ “Cover 3″ segment, where experts discuss three different topics for two minutes each, Jenkins was asked to discuss whether or not Newton should be benched.
“I like his press conferences,” Jenkins said. “He’s a pr**k. You know what, let’s be clear with it — Cam is a pr**k. But that’s what you want on a football team. How many old school gladiators do we talk about? (People say) the game is getting artistic and it’s not as tough as it used to be. Everybody’s not concerned with (being a) blowhard with the media.”
When the topic of Newton calling a female reporter “sweetheart” came up, Jenkins was quick to say that he doesn’t feel like it was that big of a deal.
“The dude feel’s like he’s charming,” Jenkins said. “He is a...