According to his agent, Erik Burkhardt, it wasn’t actually a middle finger at all, flying up in the air.
Solid agent spin. Johnny Manziel looked atrocious last night as the Browns faced RGIII and the Redskins on Monday Night Football. And for a 21 year old hot head from Texas who wasn’t on his game, a quick middle finger was the least of his worries.
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Mike Pettine commmented on middle fingergate during the post game presser:
“It does not sit well. We talked about being poised, being focused. It’s disappointing.”
So he flipped off the Redskins’ bench. It wasn’t his coach. It wasn’t a teammate. It was the other team that he wanted to beat. When you drafted a gun slinging mobile Texas boy, what were you expecting? It’s cool Johnny. You keep flipping that bird.