Michael Thomas is clearly all about a throwback. The New Orleans Saints wide receiver scored a huge touchdown in Sunday’s showdown between his team and the Los Angeles Rams. He wasn’t going to miss an opportunity to celebrate and given an homage to a former Saints great.
Thomas didn’t just do any touchdown celebration, he decided to dust off a classic. Like former Saints Pro Bowler Joe Horn did in 2003, he hid a cellphone under the padding on one of the goalposts and pulled it out after he scored.
Check this out:
It’s the details about this that makes it perfect. It was a flip phone just like Horn used, and it was on the same goalpost.
The Ringer’s Rodger Sherman also raised a few fascinating questions:
I really hope an intrepid reporter digs up the answers.