Apparently having 6.5 sacks for the Seattle Seahawks will not get you a nice table at a fancy restaurant. Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett went to make a reservation for a restaurant and tried to get the star treatment by dropping his name, but that didn’t get him anywhere.
“Who are you?! Michael Bennett?! You play football!? Sure, sure.”
Since that couldn’t get him his reservation, he knew what name to drop in order to make it happen.
“Hello, this is Russell Wilson. I am that awesome quarterback that you all know and love. I am short, but I can make big things happen!”
Forget all the fake talk I was busting out, here is what Bennett shared on the radio about him dropping Wilson’s name:
“And [the hostess] was like, ‘Yes! We can make a table for you! You were 22-for-30 the other night, 130 quarterback rating!’ She knew every stat,” Bennett told radio stationESPN 710.
When Bennett, his wife and children arrived to the restaurant, the hostess realized she’d been duped. But still, the restaurant gave his family the table.
“She took me to the table and they had it roped off,” Bennett said. “They had sparkling water and everything.” (Aaron Wilson)
If you want a nice reservation, always use the quarterback’s name! If Bennett picked a different player, he could have scored and got some skittles on the table. I will take the skittles over the sparkling water!