Conan Spoofs Cam Newton in Post-Joke Press Conference

He fumbled.

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Cam Newton made headlines for abruptly leaving a post-Super Bowl press conference and Conan made sure to jump on the hot topic. Some say the quarterback was unprofessional while others argued that he was young and caught up in the moment. A new video shows him overhearing a Broncos player discussing the team’s strategy to force him to throw so they could hit him hard.

Nonetheless, Conan took the opportunity to poke fun at the football star’s name, calling him "Fig Newton." The joke obviously bombed and the late night host held a fake press conference to address the failed bit. Donning a gray hoodie and a similar solemn expression to Newton’s somber appearance, Conan tried to explain why he thought calling the athlete a cookie was funny.

See how it all went down in the video above.

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