IRVING, Texas (AP) - Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman has an
explanation for his sideline shove of secondary coach Dave Campo: He was just hyping their undercard matchup on the hoped-for bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
In the first quarter of Dallas' 7-6 victory over Washington on Sunday, Campo met Newman as he came to the sideline, but the cornerback pushed away the coach and they exchanged words.
Campo and head coach Wade Phillips have downplayed the incident.
Newman wouldn't discuss it after the game, then made a big joke of it at his locker Tuesday. He says he and Campo will be on pay-per-view.
Told what Newman said, Campo waved a hand, smiled, and said,