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:

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander on good timing:

Dolphins running back LaMichael James on bad timing:

Senior #MemeLife Correspondent Chris Long on #MemeLife:

I had to — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) August 12, 2015

Lmao — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) August 12, 2015

Titans tight end Dorin Dickerson on in-n-out for In-N-Out:

Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and more on #ItsSelfieOClockSomewhere:

Pistons center Andre Drummond and more talk out the 2015-2016 schedule:

Marlins infielder Dee Gordon on #PancakeLife:

Former NBA forward Ekpe Udoh on bucket lists:

Steelers running back Josh Harrison #ThatFeelingWhen you’re about to see Compton:

Hornets guard Jeremy Lin and more on important questions:

where does steph rank in top 5 players? — who cares (@_blktray) August 12, 2015

i mean he did win MVP & a chip — who cares (@_blktray) August 12, 2015

USWNT and Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo on #squad(s):

Spurs forward Kyle Anderson on FIFA swag:

And finally, Saints tight end Benjamin Watson on great answers: