Like the pink accessories many NFL players wear in support of breast cancer awareness or the gold shoes sprinters where while breaking world records, that blinding shade of neon green stands out. It makes a statement.
Deion Sanders stood out. He was a two-sport athlete that stole 186 bases in the Major Leagues and intercepted 53 passes in the NFL. He's perhaps the greatest cornerback to ever play.
"Neon Deion" could also make a statement. As one of the original self-promoting athletes, before the days of Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco, Sanders turned himself into a brand name. He went by "Prime Time," hung out with M.C. Hammer, choreographed touchdown dances, and high-stepped his way into NFL history.
"He's so nice, we had to give it to ya twice!"
You probably won't see Washington high-stepping, dancing or rapping, but another return touchdown or two wouldn't be a surprise. And he just might have earned himself a new nickname.
If the glove fits ...