The NFL is known for being a copycat league, but we're not so sure other owners will be following the lead of Indianapolis boss Jim Irsay.
As he promised on Twitter, Irsay attended the team's training-camp practice Saturday afternoon in Anderson, Indiana. He then proceeded to hand out $100 bills to some of the fans.
Irsay passing out $100 bills to fans at camp and it's not even hush money! pic.twitter.com/vZCwzLzUfC
— Seth Payne (@PayneNFL) July 26, 2014
Jim Irsay trata de hacerle la competencia a Jerry Jones. pic.twitter.com/wBOdEg8paT
— Marco Álvarez (@deionmarco) July 26, 2014
Perhaps Irsay is just warming up because he might receive some sort of fine (and suspension) from the NFL. Irsay is facing two misdemeanor charges stemming from his arrest in March for suspicion of driving under the influence. At the time of his arrest, Irsay had $29,000 cash with him, according to the police report, as well as prescription bottles and pills.
Or he is trying to show how it isn't all that unusual for him to be carrying that much cash on him. Consider what Irsay told Indianapolis Star columnist Bob Kravitz last month. From Kravitz's column: