Washington Football Team HC Ron Rivera is heading back to Carolina to face his former QB Cam Newton and the Panthers on Sunday and the only way to describe this upcoming encounter is: awkward! Rivera had plenty of opportunity to sign Cam in Washington when they were having QB issues but pointedly did not in favor of Cam’s backup, Taylor Heinicke. His lack of faith in Newton was obvious, and it should make for an interesting reunion as they square off on opposite sides of the field on Sunday.
Doug Gottlieb: “Awkward! That’s the only way to describe what it’s likely to be like between Cam Newton and Ron Rivera...It must be like what it’s like if you run into your ex...It will be awkward in Carolina.”