Cam Newton‘s strong play at quarterback is a major reason why the Panthers went 15–1 in the regular season and have secured home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Newton has earned attention for more than his skills though, with his exuberant celebrations and aggressive fashion sense also grabbing headlines.
As Carolina prepares to take the field against the Seahawks on Sunday, Extra Mustard is taking a look back on Cam Newton’s transformation into the Russell Westbrook of the NFL.
Newton got his NFL career started at the 2011 draft in a well–tailored, but unremarkable tan suit. It wasn't really until the last two seasons that Newton began to step his fashion game up.
In early 2014, Newton let everyone know that he was not afraid to think outside the box with a leggings, lilac blazer, slippers combination that had many in the media mocking the quarterback.
But Newton has showed no signs of looking back, making outlandish slippers into a trademark look of sorts.
The Pro Bowl quarterback is hardly the only person to wear fancy shoes though, so this season Newton added a new signature flourish that you are not likely to see on many other people: fox tails.
Newton is also letting NFL fans know that the bow-tie is back.