Cincinnati Bengals' C.J. Uzomah Breaks Fan's Phone During Viral Celebration with Joe Mixon, Offers New Phone and Tickets

Did Mixon take the greatest selfie ever or what?

click to enlarge The Bengals' Joe Mixon takes a video selfie with fan Sebastian Day's phone on Oct. 17, 2021. - Screenshot:
The Bengals' Joe Mixon takes a video selfie with fan Sebastian Day's phone on Oct. 17, 2021.

It was the viral moment of the weekend.

Cincinnati Bengals fan Sebastian Day had traveled to Detroit for the Oct. 17 game against the Lions, but he didn't expect to be part of the action. Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah scored in the fourth quarter and proceeded to celebrate with teammates at Ford Field, running over to where Day was sitting and high-fiving fans. As Day filmed, Uzomah reached out to Day's friend but accidentally slapped Day's phone to the ground. 

Bengals running back Joe Mixon picked up the still-recording camera from the turf and whooped it up in a selfie before returning the device to Day.

As of Wednesday afternoon, more than 18,000 people have liked or viewed Day's video on Twitter. The video was picked up by Yahoo, Bleacher Report, Overtime and even the Bengals, themselves.

The celebration wasn't without a price, though -- after the excitement, Day's phone came away with more than a few cracks in the screen. But after a lively Twitter discussion with Mixon, Uzomah has offered to give Day a new top-of-the-line phone and, Day later told WXIX-TV's Joe Danneman, tickets to an upcoming game.

Bengals players even are planning to visit Day's sneaker store, Bam's Kicks.

By the way, the Bengals beat the Lions 34-11. Who dey, indeed.

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