Why Cam Newton can't ask people on a cruise ship to 'bang in front of everybody'
Night net Imagine Cam Newton shouting, "10 grand cash right now if you bang in front of everybody,” to a bunch of people on a cruise ship .Imagine the reaction. That sound you just heard? The Internet exploding. MORE: Newton doesn't care what you think | Classic Gronk photosYet, this is exactly what Rob Gronkowski did Sunday , and it’s just passed off as this week’s edition of “Gronk being Gronk.” Why the double standard?Their professional status is the same. Their talent is the same. Their income is in the same tax bracket. Their race…Gronkowski is white. Cam is black. People love Gronkowski. Cam gets lambasted.A primary difference between Rob Gronkowski and Cam Newton other than the logo on their uniform is the color of their skin. Their respective positions, quarterback and tight end, are unavoidable factors, too. We expect more from quarterbacks — more class, more leadership and more discipline. It's the nature of the position. It's why Johnny Manziel would no more get away with an outlandish party cruise than Newton. (Getty Imag