The Redskins catch the Ravens subtweeting and win an apology

So, here's an important update to our story from earlier on Thursday: The Redskins caught the Ravens' subtweet. And, unsurprisingly, they did not like the Ravens' tweet, which singled out Kirk Cousins and the Redskins as an example of teams that struggle with finding an adequate quarterback.

Here's the offending tweet:

So, the Redskins responded with a reasonable request. They told the Ravens to tag them next time, because nobody likes a subtweeter.

And it worked! The Redskins won an apology from the Ravens.

Of note: In the story that the Ravens linked to in their original tweet, general manager Ozzie Newsome brought up Cousins and Sam Bradford, which is probably why the Ravens' social media team used those photos.

"Joe is our quarterback, and we're proud to be able to say that. Teams struggle with the quarterback position," Newsome said. "Philly signing [Sam] Bradford and Washington having to put the franchise tag on [Kirk] Cousins [are examples]. They don't have the resume that Joe has, and for us to be moving forward with a guy that has eight years and won a Super Bowl and been in three AFC championship games, it speaks volumes."

The Redskins' social media team has Kirk Cousins' back. (USATSI)

The Redskins ended the conversation with a GIF:

I'm not sure why they didn't use this Vine instead.

CBS Sports Writer

Sean Wagner-McGough joined CBS Sports in 2015 after graduating from UC Berkeley. A native of Seattle, Sean now resides in the Bay Area. He spends his spare time defending Jay Cutler on Twitter. Full Bio

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