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Derek Anderson started Sunday's game in place of Newton. Cam's benching was all sports media and fans could talk about, but did he deserve the punishment?

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Vocativ's Joe Lemire says it was completely stupid for Rivera to choose his arbitrary team rule over allowing the Panthers' best quarterback to play. It's a minor rule!

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The Charlotte Observer's Scott Fowler wrote Cam owned up to his mistake, and he definitely deserved the punishment. Teams must present unity, and there shouldn't be any exceptions to the rule. 

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Others find "Tiegate" to be so silly that they are suspicious about what really happened. 

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A video surfaced on TMZ sports—and Cam didn't look too happy about it. But Cam clarified that he respects his coach's decision to bench him. It's simple. He didn't follow the rules.

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Some fans agree with the punishment. 

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But others find it to be much ado about nothing.

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