Three memorable bird sightings in sports

August 20
Johnny Manziel was caught by cameras Monday night giving the Redskins' sideline the finger. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Johnny Manziel was caught by cameras Monday night giving the Redskins’ sideline the finger. (Evan Vucci/AP)

Browns rookie Johnny Manziel thought the appropriate reaction to some trash talk from the Redskins’ sideline was to flip them the bird Monday. Here are a few other notable bird sightings in sports.

3. A bad day at the office

When Manchester United’s Ashley Young opened his mouth to yell at his defense Saturday, his big trap was filled with what appeared on video to be bird droppings.

2. Unfortunate fowl

In 2001, a Randy Johnson heater looked like it exploded in midair. What really occurred was a bird happened to fly in its path.

1. Getting ‘Dirty’

If you watched the NFL in the late-’90s, there’s a good chance you got off your couch and did the “Dirty Bird” at least once with the Falcons’ Jamal Anderson.

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