Football Star in Trouble for Flipping the Bird

AJ Hawk apologizes later, said gesture was 'bad joke'
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 17, 2011 2:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – Mighty linebacker AJ Hawk, we salute you and your sack of St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford in last night's Packers-Rams game. Oh, apparently you saluted yourself, and with just one finger, reports the Huffington Post. Hawk later apologized for the gesture, calling it a "bad joke" and promising not to do so again. No word yet from the NFL whether Hawk will be fined. (Read more football stories.)

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