Giants, Mariners spar on Twitter over NFC Championship Game
It's Seattle vs. San Francisco for the NFC Championship Game. The Giants and Mariners got into a brief spat on Twitter and it resulted in a friendly wager.
With the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks set to square off in the NFC Championship game Sunday, for the right to head to the Super Bowl, each respective city is obviously rallying around its team. That includes the San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball and whoever runs each respective Twitter account.
Follow the chain here.
First, the Giants simply post something about Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Next, the Mariners reply with a similar sentiment about Seahawks signal-caller Russell Wilson.
And now, the Giants decided to get into a Twitter brawl:
. @Mariners he had a longer offseason last season.— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) January 17, 2014
Boom! The Mariners aren't about to take it lying down. And it was, as they say, on.
Most of our CBSSports.com staff is picking the Seahawks and the NFC title game takes place Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.