Tweeter: Chad Ochocino, WR,
Why Follow: Real-time updates about Ocho’s future TD celebrations. Up next: taking the Patriots’ musket and firing into the crowd. Seriously.
Sample Tweet: “Dear NFL I apologize for tweeting during the game but that was 2 monthsof my Bugatti payments you just took from me,I won't do it again”
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The Essential NFL Twitter Feeds
At long last, that dark time known as the NFL offseason has nearly passed, and kickoff is two days away. Quick offseason recap: just about every NFL player got himself a Twitter account. So we’ve gone through the depth charts and compiled a roster of the NFL tweeters worth following throughout the season. If only Namath had this in his day.
Tweeter: Chad Ochocino, WR,
Tweeter: Reggie Bush, RB, New
Why Follow: Read all about the ex-Mr. Kardashian’s feelings on NFL workout routines, losing your Heisman Trophy and the cutting edge of NYC nightlife.
Sample Tweet: “I don't believe my eyes right now! All I have to say is if your ever in New York go to a club called The Box! You will be scarred for life!”
Tweeter: Aaron Rodgers, QB,
Green Bay Packers
Why Follow: A fresh perspective on facial hair that will keep you coming back for more.
Sample Tweet: “Mustache + fanny pack= super creepy. Unless it's a sam elliot mustache”
Tweeter: Drew Brees, QB, New
Why Follow: A lurid peek inside the edgy world of a Super Bowl MVP. Actually, scratch that—we wouldn’t be surprised if his next tweet is about rescuing a kitten.
Sample Tweet: “Had a great time w/ my grandparents yesterday in New Baden, TX. Helped raise money for the community center that will be named after my Gma”
Tweeter: Darnell Dockett, DL,
Why Follow: Riveting tales of police encounters, lactose-related stomach issues and the occasional video of himself showering.
Sample Tweet: “Police pull me over for making a illegal u turn! he asked me why I did it I said "the red light was on a krispy kreme" s#@t I was honest!!”
Tweeter: Stewart Bradley, LB,
Why Follow: A priceless look inside the introspective, innocent and curious mind of a 254-pound human missile.
Sample Tweet: “How come discombobulate is a word but combobulate isn't? Im gonna boycott the dictionary and start saying 'combobulate' or 'combobulated'”
Tweeter: Michael Huff, DB,
Why Follow: You have the morbid curiosity to see what another five-win season in Oakland can do to the human psyche.
Sample Tweet: “Is it possible to be a thug and have bieber fever?”
Tweeter: Jeremy Shockey, TE,
New Orleans Saints
Why Follow: Sadly, his days of questioning Bill Parcells’s sexuality, attacking GMs and passing out poolside at Vegas hotels seem to be over. Still, you wouldn’t want to carpool with him to practice.
Sample Tweet: “I want to be the first person to drive across a state in reverse!!!!!!!!!”