Cam Newton snatches '12th Man' flag from fan, throws it to ground

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton snatched a '12th Man' flag from a fan in the stands, balled it up, and threw it onto the field.

After winning the playoff game against the Seahawks Sunday, Newton was celebrating with fans by giving high-fives in a victory lap.

A fan with a 12th Man flag, popular among Seattle fans, caught his attention. Newton's actions spoke louder than words.

It’s not the first time Newton has taken down a rival's flag. He tore down a Green Bay Packer fan’s banner in November.

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The incident partially prompted a revised banner policy at Bank of America Stadium; only fan flags smaller than 2 feet by 2 feet are allowed in the stands.

Earlier this week, many Seahawks fans expressed disappointment that large 12th Man flags would not be allowed.

Many fans reacted to Newton's actions on social media.