The Chirp

This is The Chirp, your all-inclusive look at the best observations, jokes and photos that athletes have recently shared on social media. Because while not every story can be told in 140 characters… some can:

Rams DE Chris Long and more on 49ers DL Justin Smith‘s retirement:

Lucky enough to get Justin Smith’s jersey b4 he hung it up. Looked up 2 his effort, durability, toughness. So violent, disruptive. HOF to me

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 19, 2015

Only right to have a few cold ones tonight in honor of the great Justin Smith… 14 year career, feared no one. %Cowboy %BAMF

KL (@Ky1eLong) May 18, 2015

SMU wide receiver Deion Sanders Jr.on pops’s swag:

NFL defensive end Adam Carriker on coming clean:

Pacers swingman C.J. Miles on near-death experiences:

Wizards center Kevin Seraphin on the loneliest feeling on earth:

Former NBA guard Jalen Rose with a call to action:

NBA point guard Kendall Marshall on #RelationshipAdvice:

sometimes you gotta break up with a girl before it starts. like, before you introduce yourself. save the stress

Kendall Marshall (@KButter5)

LPGA golfer Michelle Wie on rewards:

Bears guard Kyle Long on how you know it was a good nap:

Just woke up from a nap like, “where am I…”what day is it”

KL (@Ky1eLong) May 18, 2015