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Cowboys' Michael gets pulled over by cop on his way to work

Oct 4, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints cornerback Brandon Browner (39) and defensive end Bobby Richardson (78) tackle Dallas Cowboys running back Christine Michael (30) during the fourth quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won 26-20 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 4, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints cornerback Brandon Browner (39) and defensive end Bobby Richardson (78) tackle Dallas Cowboys running back Christine Michael (30) during the fourth quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won 26-20 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys running back Christine Michael was driving to work -- the Cowboys host the New England Patriots in Week 5 -- when a state trooper turned on the sirens to pull him over. Instead of asking for license and registration, the officer just wanted to take a picture with Michael.

Got stopped just to take a picture ...DDD

A photo posted by Christine Michael (@chrismike33) on

The decision to pull Michael over immediately caused a stir on Twitter.

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