Cam Newton was back on the field for the first time since the Carolina Panthers' deflating Super Bowl loss to the Broncos in February. But before Newton got back to business in the team's preseason opener against the Ravens, the reigning MVP arrived for work channeling his inner Pharrell.

How else to you explain this hat?

Cam! #BackToFootball 🎩 pic.twitter.com/VNRaKiqrTs

— Bryce Gustafson (@brycegustafson) August 11, 2016

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But Newton does love to wear, uh, eye-catching hats.

Cam Newton admits that a GOAT chewed up his hat. Emphasizes that it wasn't Peyton Manning, just a regular goat pic.twitter.com/S0Mx2emTzX

— Aussie Adam (@AussieAdamNFL) July 30, 2016

INCREDIBLE shirt/hat/shoe combo going on here for Cam Newton. That shirt is awesome idc what you say. pic.twitter.com/HgbdSoIYw0

— Alysha Tsuji (@AlyshaTsuji) June 19, 2016

Cam Newton and his hat taking in some @Braves baseball at The Ted. #MLB @NFLonFOX pic.twitter.com/BAE9gCrODm

— FOX Sports South (@FOXSportsSouth) April 24, 2016

LeBron & Cam Newton, and his hat.. (Vine by @LeBronJames) https://t.co/vLMVsf8MxI

— Fiorella Panizzon (@FPanizzon) April 10, 2016

Maybe Cam really intended to shout out LeBron James, who also decided to wear that distinctive hat a few years ago.

Primero Pharrell Williams, ahora LeBron James.. Por favor que esto no siga!! pic.twitter.com/e57VcIPY8c

— Noelia Cvitanovic (@nochudeleste) April 6, 2014

Newton also made a fashion statement on the field, wearing these impossible-to-miss lime-green cleats.

The first Cam before the storm. #CARvsBAL

📷 » https://t.co/DYgYGzNvZk pic.twitter.com/pqMcdzb4Np

— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) August 11, 2016

Say what you will about his fashion choices, but Newton didn't miss a beat on the field, going 5 of 6 for 36 in his lone drive of the game Thursday.