Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel, flashes “show me the money” celebration

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St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam flashed a nice speed rush to run around Cleveland Browns right tackle Martin Wallace to sack quarterback Johnny Manziel and force a punt in the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s preseason matchup.

After Sam dropped Manziel on the play, he jumped to his feet and began celebrating by using Manziel’s “show me the money” celebration, raising both hands to the air and rubbing his fingers together.

Manziel had previously used the gesture himself earlier in the half after scoring on a 7-yard scramble for a touchdown.

The sack was Sam’s second of the preseason, having also picked up a sack last week against the Green Bay Packers. Sam had said he believes he can play in this league and he’s looked fully capable of holding his own and performing in stretches this preseason.

With Sam in a battle for one of few remaining roster spots along the Rams defensive line, he continues to show flashes of ability that could help him earn his way onto the 53-man roster.