Mike Hughes buys his mother a house

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For every troubling story about NFL player misconduct, there are plenty of stories about the good things players do.

Vikings rookie cornerback Mike Hughes did something good for his mother, buying her a house immediately after signing his first NFL contract.

Made that promise a long time ago,” Hughes said on Twitter. “You deserve it mama!!”

Hughes, who joins one of the best defenses in the NFL, could eventually be able to afford another house or two or more, if he performs at the level the Vikings expect. Off-field concerns caused him to slide to the bottom of the around; on talent alone, he would have gone much earlier.

28 responses to “Mike Hughes buys his mother a house

  1. Actually it’s Mike’s house, but he lets his mother live there rent free. As long as she picks up after herself and is out looking for work, not just staying up all night playing video games, then sleeping all day.

  2. Hopefully Slick Rick hit another one out of the park. Zimmer seams to like him a lot so that’s a good sign. Looking forward to see what Holten Hill can bring too. Might be a cheap steal for the team.

  3. vikesr4reel says:
    July 21, 2018 at 2:20 pm
    And his mom can’t buy her own house why????

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    Are you not familiar with the economic realities for well over 50% of this country? Especially minorities. Cooooome on maaaaan

  4. Hughes paid for a house for his mom. Aaron hasn’t even paid his mom a visit lately. Mike Hughes is a better son than Aaron Rodgers. We won’t have to see Aaron’s poor behavior for long. Because Aaron is on the wrong side of 30. And Mike Hughes is not.

  5. Good for him. I hope he has plenty of dough to pay taxes an maintenance in the future, as that will likely mean he has had a successful career.

  6. Gotta take care of mama. Nobody loves you more, and nobody knows you better. These are good stories.

  7. Myself, I would’ve paid for college or got her started on her dream career. Buying a house is cool short term, but trading 18 years of care for 50 years of care is not a good deal. Taxes, upkeep and utilities will devour income quickly.

  8. Nice to see a story like this. The NFL is full of quality men who do good things not only for their families, but for their communities too. Media tends to point out the bad apples, but there are bushels of good ones. Well done young man and well done PFT for running this story.

  9. vikesr4reel says:
    July 21, 2018 at 2:20 pm
    And his mom can’t buy her own house why????
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    I’m a middle-aged white guy. My mom works 2 jobs, took early Social Security, and still can’t afford her house payment without her 3 kids pitching in on groceries and things sometimes. And I wouldn’t even be able to do that without help form my in-laws sometimes, tbh.

  10. Wisconsin’s Favorite Son Jeffrey Be Dahmed says:
    July 21, 2018 at 3:27 pm
    Hughes paid for a house for his mom. Aaron hasn’t even paid his mom a visit lately. Mike Hughes is a better son than Aaron Rodgers. We won’t have to see Aaron’s poor behavior for long. Because Aaron is on the wrong side of 30. And Mike Hughes is not.
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    ariana, it’s truly sad and pathetic that you can’t just enjoy a nice, uplifting story about a player on your favorite team without letting the petty, jealous, insecurities you have with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers boil over.

    Green Bay’s success and the overall punishment they’ve doled out to your team over the years must really haunt you.

  11. why does it matter if his mom cant buy her own house..this is what sons that make it in the nfl are for..at least he is spending his money wisely

  12. World class people are part of the world class Viking organization…best facilities, coaches, front office,owners, roster and human beings. Rest of the league needs to try to catch up.

  13. “Why always mothers and not fathers.”

    Well I don’t know this about Hughes, but it may be that his mother raised him without much help from his father. That is a far too common occurrence in modern society.

  14. Alan Light says:
    July 21, 2018 at 7:23 pm
    World class people are part of the world class Viking organization…best facilities, coaches, front office,owners, roster and human beings. Rest of the league needs to try to catch up.
    ________________

    Wow! Delusional to the end.
    If nothing else, you guys are certainly consistent.

    On a side note, it’s always nice to see someone take good care of the one, or the ones, who’ve taken such good care of them all their lives.

  15. wafflestomp
    Jul 21, 2018, 5:40 PM EDT
    Wisconsin’s Favorite Son Jeffrey Be Dahmed says:
    July 21, 2018 at 3:27 pm
    Hughes paid for a house for his mom. Aaron hasn’t even paid his mom a visit lately. Mike Hughes is a better son than Aaron Rodgers. We won’t have to see Aaron’s poor behavior for long. Because Aaron is on the wrong side of 30. And Mike Hughes is not.
    ___________________

    ariana, it’s truly sad and pathetic that you can’t just enjoy a nice, uplifting story about a player on your favorite team without letting the petty, jealous, insecurities you have with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers boil over.

    Green Bay’s success and the overall punishment they’ve doled out to your team over the years must really haunt you.
    ———————————————————
    The current dominance of the Vikings over the Gumbys started December of 15’ with less than 2 mins to play and with the NFC North on the line in the “Frozen Tundra” (lol they have antifreeze that flows through pipes underground) the sweetheart golden boy throws a pick to Xavier Rhodes game sealed and the new era of dominance for the Vikings over the Packers begins.
    Is it 4 of the last 5? You tell me.
    Did AR finish the game in Minny last year? Did the Packers lose? Did the Vikings SHUTOUT the Packer on the “Summer Tundra” last year?
    It was our back up QB vs your back up QB right?
    16-0.
    Deeper, Stronger, Faster, Better!
    New year same results, season sweep!

  16. chris1cat, most people wouldn’t conclude dominance out of a two season and one December game trend.
    Especially when you factor in that both teams will be playing with different QBs and will have new Coordinators than last season.
    But Hey, what ever helps you sleep at night.

  17. Makes his momma proud, makes his Minny fans proud, and makes his Knights fans proud.

    I look forward to following another UCF alum in the league!

  18. Kelce told SI.com that “The last defense we had seen was Minnesota’s, and we were like, ‘These dudes have got some players.’

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