Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was getting ready to sit down on a 10-hour flight from Paris on Friday, and approached a man on the plane. The man had a seat with extra leg room, and Newton very much wanted the seat. So, Newton offered the guy $1,500 to change seats. The man said no:

A couple of questions immediately come to mind with that one.

1. How do you turn down $1,500 for leg room on a flight? We probably know the answer to that already: that man is doing quite, quite well for himself financially.

2. How does Cam Newton — who was the 2o15 NFL MVP, is a three-time Pro Bowl selection, and is making $103.8 million on a five-year deal — not have the seat he wants to begin with?

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