Days after addressing criticism for the way he handled defeat in Super Bowl 50, quarterback
Posed in front of a photo of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and wearing a shirt that read "I win my way EST. 1989," Newton thanked fans for their passion and support during a memorable 2015 season that saw a franchise record 15 regular season wins and the first NFC Championship at home in team history. "Pursuing greatness is my commitment and I will continue to be true to myself, my family and to making all of your proud," Newton wrote. "I will win my way and hope to inspire you all to win in your way."
This season has been an incredible journey and I want to thank PANTHERNAT1ON and all of the fans that iNSP1RED us to great achievements. iAMnøtPERFËCT and I will make mistakes but I will continue to work on improving each day trying toPERFECTallMYimPERFECT1ON. Pursuing greatness is my commitment, and I will continue to be TRÜ to myself, to my FAM1LY and to making all of YOÜ who follow me PROUD! iW1LL W1N... MY WAY... and hope to iNSP1REüALLtoW1N.... ürWAY! -1OVE #dontBEaPUPPET #stayTRÜtoÜ