One of the iconic moments from the Cincinnati Bengals’ surprise win over the Jacksonville Jaguars was when Orlando Brown Jr. finished a celebration of Joe Mixon’s first touchdown by saying “Jackass!” directly into a camera.
"JACKASS" pic.twitter.com/VATEZgFnOl— CJ Fogler account may or may not be notable (@cjzero) December 5, 2023
While the comment may have seemed random at first, the big left tackle recently explained its significance: “I was getting ready pregame. I seen all the picks pregame, and everyone had Jacksonville out there to win. I don’t know. It just seemed right in the moment.”
“This is an organization that’s going to continue to fight… that’s a special win. Hats off to everybody.” Orlando Brown Jr. Who also talks about his touchdown celebration with Joe Mixon, and jackass. pic.twitter.com/37o77ZK2JQ— Mike Petraglia (@Trags) December 5, 2023
Remember, the game was being broadcast on ABC and ESPN, and the analysts for the latter—Scott Van Pelt, Ryan Clark, Marcus Spears, and Larry Fitzgerald—all picked the Bengals to lose.
It’s a great sign that this team still believes in itself and considers the naysayers to be... not so smart.