Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel, mocks him with money gesture

Michael Sam’s money moment. (Getty Images)

Who says preseason NFL games are good for nothing?

On Saturday night, the game between the St. Louis Rams and Cleveland Browns offered up this gem: After sacking Johnny Manziel, Michael Sam hopped up and did Manziel’s signature “money” gesture.

For both players, there was probably a bit of carryover from their old SEC battles. But, for Sam, it was a little more significant. He’s trying to make the Rams’ final roster and become the first openly gay player on an NFL team in the regular season.

Meanwhile, out on Twitter, this guy wrote a check he couldn’t cash…

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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Cindy Boren · August 24, 2014