NFL Week 2 as told by tweets
Each week we'll walk you through the NFL's top stories as told by the best tweets out there.
Each Sunday we'll recap the week that was in the NFL with the top tweets from across Twitter.
The theme from Week 2? More great finishes. Missed kicks, late touchdowns, and bone-headed penalties dominated a wild Sunday in the NFL.
First up, despite a 24-23 victory, Mike Vick took an utter beating. Again.
When are they just gonna stamp Mike Vick "FRAGILE"?— Peyton's Head (@PeytonsHead) September 16, 2012
Yes, he even had to hit someone.
Michael Vick just tackled Ray Lewis. #somethingelseineverthoughtidtweet— trey wingo (@wingoz) September 16, 2012
Despite Eli Manning 's three interceptions, he faired a little better than Vick.
Eli Manning is the definition of a silent assassin..— OMAR EPPS (@omarepps) September 16, 2012
The Patriots and Arizona Cardinals went down to the wire as well. New England Patriots attempted a game-winning field goal. The result:
"You can call me Shankapotomus."— Will Brinson (@willbrinson) September 16, 2012
Incredible stat: Since the start of December, 2011 the Cardinals have the NFL's best regular season record (7-1).— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) September 16, 2012
In the department of game-winning field goals...
Just another day for Adam Vinatieri ... He'll be banging 50 yard game winners when he's wearing Depends.. What a BALLER— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) September 16, 2012
In other news, Adam Jones is doing positive things. Yes, that Adam Jones.
Just had to google to make sure that the "Adam Jones" who just returned a punt for a TD for the Cincinnati Bengals was actually Pacman Jones.— PTI (@PTI) September 16, 2012
Always nice when good things happen to good people. RT @nfl Adam Jones scores the first touchdown of the day— Dave Dameshek (@Dameshek) September 16, 2012
In that same game (a Bengals 34-27 win), Trent Richardson scored his first career touchdown.
With one career touchdown, Trent Richardson is now second on Cleveland Browns 's all-time list behind Jim Brown.— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) September 16, 2012
Speaking of Jim Brown...
Via @mikehaim, C.J. Spiller 's average of 10.1 yards per carry is the best average after two games since Jim Brown in 1963 (11.3).— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) September 16, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers crushed the New York Jets who obliterated the Buffalo Bills who demolished the Chiefs. So just how bad is Kansas City Chiefs ?
The Chiefs are Savannah State.— Mick Shaffer (@mickshaffer) September 16, 2012
The Washington Redskins look like they could be the league's most entertaining and talked about team this season. Robert Griffin III should mostly take credit for that.
BREAKING: Ankles. Touchdown RG3.— Peyton's Head (@PeytonsHead) September 16, 2012
But RG3's teammate, Josh Morgan , stole the show (in a bad way).
Stupidest play of the new season! #Skins— Warren Sapp (@WarrenSapp) September 16, 2012
NEWS FROM THE FUTURE: Redskins release WR Josh Morgan— Voodoo Five (@usfvoodoo5) September 16, 2012
This is now a thing.
Sometimes I walk up to a cop and just throw a football at him #Morganing— Morganing (@JoshMorganing) September 16, 2012
Does this next tweet surprise anyone?
Cam Newton has run for a career-high 66 yards today. Carolina Panthers lead New Orleans Saints 21-13 nearing halftime.— Steve Reed (@SteveReedAP) September 16, 2012
Dear Jimmy Graham , YOLO is reserved for teenagers half your age.
You only live once and I play every game as if it was my last #YOLO— Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) September 16, 2012
I bet every time Aaron Rodgers does his touchdown move he feels like Troy and Abed from Community when they sold their handshake to Pierce— Kraig (@KraigW) September 16, 2012
The quality of this year's rookie crop makes the run on QBs last year outside of Cam so bizarre - Locker, Gabbert, Ponder as 1st rounders?— Smart Football (@smartfootball) September 16, 2012
This probably qualifies as a shot at Santonio Holmes and the replacement referees.
santonio holmes could save the refs a lot of time & effort if he just brought his own flags— Pete (@sorryeveryone) September 16, 2012
Speaking of which...making fun of the referees became much easier this week.
Check that ref's Facebook page.— Kristine Reese (@kristinereese) September 16, 2012
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