Report: Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger

Johnny Manziel caused a stir during Monday night's preseason game.

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will reportedly have to pay up for sticking up his middle finger.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Friday morning that the league would be fining Manziel $12,000 for his flipping of the bird to the Washington sideline during Monday night’s preseason game.

Manziel is deciding whether or not he will appeal the fine, Rapoport reports.

The $12,000 figure is slightly more than the minimum standard fine doled out, according to Rapoport. If he were to win an appeal, Manziel could cut it in half.

Manziel will begin the season as the Browns backup after the team decided Wednesday that Brian Hoyer would be the starting quarterback.