Is Cam Newton's dress code violation silly? | The Tylt

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Is Cam Newton's dress code violation silly?
#TiegateIsSilly
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#DontViolateTheTie

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton violated dress code and was benched from starting Sunday night's game. Coach Ron Rivera punished Newton for wearing a turtleneck instead of a tie prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks. Wearing a tie to the stadium is a team rule, and critics agree Newton shouldn't get special treatment. Others argue that Rivera benching his best player over a silly rule is stupid. What do you think? Read more and vote below! 👔 🏈

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Is Cam Newton's dress code violation silly?
#TiegateIsSilly
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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?

#TiegateIsSilly

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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#TiegateIsSilly

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. 

#TiegateIsSilly

But others find it to be much ado about nothing.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
Is Cam Newton's dress code violation silly?
#TiegateIsSilly
A festive crown for the winner
#DontViolateTheTie