Bengals’ Uzomah offers new phone, tickets to fan who took famous video
CINCINNATI (WXIX) – Video from the telephone of a Bengals fan throughout Sunday’s game in Detroit has gotten huge consideration within the hours because it was taken.
Huge consideration. Prompt viral standing. Greater than one million views lower than a day later. Reposts from the likes of Bleacher Report—and the NFL itself.
Sebastian Day is the cameraman, the person whose telephone captured the second within the fourth quarter when Bengals tight finish CJ Uzomah scored.
Uzomah and his teammates rushed to the wall on the nook of the top zone to have fun with Day and his fellow first-row superfans.
“I assume we have been simply louder than everyone else round us,” he recalled.
Day had his telephone and was recording.
“[Uzomah] tried to offer my buddy a excessive 5 proper subsequent to me and he simply hit my telephone,” he stated.
Day fumbled the telephone, and it hit the turf. That’s when Bengals working again Joe Mixon swooped in and scooped it up.
However he didn’t hand it again to Day—not at first. As an alternative, with the telephone nonetheless recording, Mixon turned it round and filmed the second of the NFL weekend.
“That was superior, and he threw it again to me, and so they went again to beating the Lions,” Day stated.
Fortunate for him. Not so fortunate for his telephone, which now sports activities an online of hairline cracks throughout its entrance display screen.
That’s the place Uzomah comes again into the image.
“CJ reached out to me and stated he’d give me a brand new telephone,” Day defined. “I wasn’t too nervous about it. I just like the telephone I’ve, and he stated he ought to have the ability to hook me up with some tickets. […] I’d moderately have the tickets than a telephone.”
Seems, Day may get each.
Uzomah messaged Day providing to ship him the “latest” smartphone in the marketplace in addition to tickets to see the Bengals tackle the Steelers or the Browns at Paul Brown Stadium.
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