The band Creed has sold more than 40 million albums, but that popularity has also bred contempt from a vocal minority that has left no room for interpretation: Creed is a scourge, and anyone who who likes them should be ridiculed.
This brings us to Redskins starting quarterback Kirk Cousins, who, like his teammates, is taking part in offseason workouts in preparation for the 2016 season. Unlike his teammates (we'd like to imagine, anyway), Cousins' workouts include a healthy dose of Creed.
Today the @Creed Greatest Hits album was played during the team lift.— Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) May 19, 2016
Today was a good day.
The Twitter reaction was as swift as it was predictable.
@KirkCousins8 you cannot say you like Creed and quote Ice Cube in the same tweet....you just can't.— Michael Smith (@mikeroni75) May 19, 2016
And, of course, the various visual interpretations of Cousins' tweet:
TFW ur doing hang cleans and Creed comes on pic.twitter.com/SVmJ7JU8Br— Patrick Claybon (@PatrickClaybon) May 19, 2016
No mention of Creed would be complete without this:
In related news, Cousins' conversion van suddenly makes total sense now.