Browns safety's Cavaliers tweet could cost him millions

Posted June 01, 2018

Former Green Bay Packers cornerback and current Cleveland Browns safety Damarious Randall has gotten in trouble because of his mouth a few times.

That tweet had 122,000 retweets as of Tuesday afternoon, so Randall would be in deep trouble money-wise if the Cavaliers pull off an improbable upset.

Randall only has about 135,000 followers, but as of 5:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, his tweet had roughly 825,000 retweets.

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He definitely said something stupid again on Monday night. He responded to one skeptic by saying he would "100 percent" deliver on his pledge. "And I think, to us, it's something that we laugh and joke about and definitely something that we have to continue to watch for".

It's one thing to underestimate the city of Cleveland as a fan base.

"Don't hit send", he said. The 25-year-old has made just over $6 million over his three-year National Football League career, so he'll need to borrow some money if he's going to follow through.

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Even with a wholesale discount, this many jerseys would rack up quite a bill. Randall is scheduled to make $1,514,418 this year in salary and bonuses and $9,069,000 next year, according to the contract tracking website Spotrac.com.

Clearly, Randall was not going to buy and ship 831,404 jerseys to 831,404 different people. "I am actually a big LeBron fan as well, but when he's going against Steph, I would rather Steph over LeBron", he said. He also backed off his Twitter promise that he would be sitting courtside for Game 3 and 4 in Cleveland.

"I don't think any Cleveland fans would sell me any tickets anymore", Randall said. He added he hasn't been able to check Twitter on his phone because of all the notifications.

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