Sport VIDEO: Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated

02:06  10 august  2018
02:06  10 august  2018 Source:   thebiglead.com

Cam Newton responds to Kelvin Benjamin: ‘I wish him the best’

  Cam Newton responds to Kelvin Benjamin: ‘I wish him the best’ Once inseparable friends and teammates, Cam Newton and Kelvin Benjamin have become estranged lately. Benjamin made some surprisingly harsh comments about Newton and the Panthers in an interview with the Athletic recently. Before their preseason matchup, Newton met Benjamin on the field to talk it out, but it appeared Benjamin had no interest in mending fences.After the game, Benjamin dodged questions about what was said during the confrontation. Newton, for his part, avoided the media entirely.Now, Cam is speaking out about his former No. 1 wide receiver.

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It's on.

Cam Newton and Kelvin Benjamin did not sort out their disagreement on Thursday. In fact, things may have escalated. Before the preseason game between the Carolina Panthers and the Buffalo Bills, Newton approached Benjamin, and tried to give him a high five. Benjamin refused.

When it became clear Benjamin wasn't over their squabbling, Newton ushered away a Bills player for privacy, but Benjamin walked away from the conversation. Newton followed Benjamin, but nothing positive seemed to come from their continued dialogue.

Benjamin's comments with The Athletic brought the conflict into the spotlight. The receiver, who spent three years in Carolina, trashed Newton.

"I just think Carolina was bad for me," Benjamin told The Athletic. "It was a bad fit from the get-go. If you would've put me with any other quarterback, let's be real, you know what I'm saying? Any other accurate quarterback like Rodgers or Eli Manning or Big Ben - anybody! - quarterbacks with knowledge, that know how to place a ball and give you a better chance to catch the ball. It just felt like I wasn't in that position."

Newton did his best to sidestep the comments by Benjamin. He responded on social media in his Instagram story.

"I ain't gonna go back and forth with him, I'm just gonna work," Newton said.

Cam Newton responds to former teammate's criticism

  Cam Newton responds to former teammate's criticism Earlier on Saturday, former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin put Cam Newton on blast. “It was a bad fit from the get-go.

Cam Newton came in for particular criticism from former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin . "Any other accurate quarterback like [Aaron] Rodgers or Eli Manning or Big Ben [Roethlisberger] - anybody!

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It's apparent that Benjamin harbors much more frustration from the situation than Newton. Benjamin has grown cold in Buffalo.

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