Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 12/6/12
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has been in the headlines quite a bit during his sophomore season, and unfortunately for him, none of it has been good news.During last year’s Pro Bowl, Newton was knocked around a bit by a pass rush that usually doesn’t happen, he was sacked (which hardly ever happens), and he threw three interceptions.  Needless to say it was not a great day for Newton.  Initially it was thought that this extra-stout defense played by the AFC was in response to the trick plays run by the NFC, which included a fake punt and an onside kick, but it looks as though this may not be the case.CBS Senior Columnist Pete Prisco was the first to unveil this theory that Newton had irritated some of the veterans with his behavior at the Pro Bowl and so they decided to go after him.  He tracked down and interviewed some of the 2012 Pro Bowlers, and it looks as though his theory was correct.According to several players in the game, some from both teams, Newton’s standoffish, diva ...
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