CJ Uzomah goes viral for WWE moment in front of Bengals fans
CJ Uzomah definitely knows how to hype up a crowd.
The Cincinnati Bengals tight end went viral on Monday for a moment that looked like it was straight out of WWE. Before heading to Los Angeles for Super Bowl LVI against the Rams on Sunday, the Bengals greeted their fans at Paul Brown Stadium as part of a pep rally. 30,000 Bengals fans were in attendance, and Uzomah gave every single one of them their money’s worth.
Uzomah has been dealing with a knee injury, leading to speculation about whether he will play in the Super Bowl. But he provided an answer to that question at the pep rally by dramatically ripping off his knee brace and throwing it aside to raucous cheers from the entire crowd.
Take a look at the awesome video.
— Lord Dylan Guthrie (@Dylanguthrie18) February 8, 2022
Ric Flair could not have done it any better.
Uzomah, who was fourth on the Bengals in catches and receiving yards this season, also said on Monday that he is feeling “really, really good.”
"I feel really good, I feel really, really good"@cj_uzomah gives an update on his status 6 days out from Super Bowl LVI
— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2022
The 29-year-old was injured in the AFC title game on Jan. 30 (video here) and had to be carted off the field. But if Uzomah’s theatrics here are any indication, he will definitely be ready to go come Super Bowl Sunday.
Photo: Oct 17, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah (87) smiles after the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports