Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson just wants to support his team.
Johnson, who is on injured reserve, showed up to the Panthers’ matchup with the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Apparently, Johnson’s senior status with the team (he’s been with Carolina since 2007) and big contract (he signed a six-year, $72 million deal in 2011) is not enough to score him some tickets to the game.
The defensive end had to pay his own way into the game, which is being played in Tennessee.
NFL players, they really are just like the rest of us. Especially if Johnson used Stubhub.
Update: Johnson says he got in without buying a ticket, it just took a while.