Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton offering [1,500 to switch seats]
The mystery behind Newton's plea to switch seats was revealed Monday.
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According to Florida sports radio host Andy Slater Newton had originally paid for a business class seat from Paris to Charlotte but missed the flight.
Newton, a 6-foot 5-inch quarterback who signed a five-year, $ 103 million contract in 2015, offered the unidentified one $ 1
When he saw the bid, Newton smiled and walked back to his assigned seat.
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Elisara Edwards, former Colorado State and Los Angeles Rams player
"He asked the guy in front of us about his seat, and [the other passenger] asked him how tall he was," Edwards told the newspaper. "He said he was 6-6, and the guy goes, 'Well, I'm 6-4, and I'm with my buddies here, so I do not want to give up my seat.' And he asked he was he trade for $ 1,000, and he said, 'No.' And he's like, '$ 1,500?'
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Fox News' Gerren Keith Gaynor contributed to this report.