Jermaine Gresham does a good deed

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As it turns out, there’s a way to turn 50 cents into $100 without going to Vegas and betting on the Browns to win the Super Bowl.

Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham discloses via Twitter that a homeless man put 50 cents into a parking meter to help Gresham avoid what would have been a $55 parking ticket.  (When you know the specific amount of the ticket, it means that you’ve had a few.)

Gresham says that he rewarded the man for his gesture.

And so now whenever Gresham goes to his car, he’ll be swarmed by panhandlers who claim they saved him from a parking ticket.

It’s actually a better strategy than holding the time-honored “will work for food” sign.