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Vote: Did Ron Rivera make the right decision benching Cam Newton for a series?

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Clark wouldn't have benched Newton for first play (1:43)

Ryan Clark comments on Cam Newton being benched for the first play of the game due to a dress code violation. (1:43)

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he treated reigning MVP Cam Newton like any other player when he benched him for the first series of their game against the Seattle Seahawks for a dress code violation.

Newton said not wearing a tie violated the policy, which put him on the sidelines for what turned out to be one play -- an interception by his backup Derek Anderson that set the tone for an ugly 40-7 loss in Seattle.

Did Rivera make the right call or should he have overlooked Newton's fashion no-no?