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Colin Kaepernick trolls Panthers, Carolina fans with Cam Newton’s Superman move

Jay Busbee
Shutdown Corner

The Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49ers spent most of the first half of their divisional playoff game yapping at one another, with the Panthers complaining — mostly to little effect — about the 49ers' in-your-face antics. In the end, though, Colin Kaepernick may have landed the decisive blow.

Kaepernick capped an eight-play, 77-yard drive with a four-yard touchdown run. Once he crossed into the end zone, he mocked Cam Newton's signature Superman celebration before tacking on his own, the bicep-kissing Kaepernicking. (Linebacker NaVorro Bowman would follow up with his own version after a Newton sack a few minutes later.)

It was pure theater, pro wrestling style, and it was perfect. Panthers fans justifiably lost their minds, but the scoreboard told the story: 49ers up by 10.

Here's another view:

Your move, Superman.


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