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:

Lions wide receiver Golden Tate almost slept it:

Former MLB player Jose Canseco just wants a shot:

Colts cornerback Darius Butleron false paranoia:

Eagles safety Chris Maragos on the Gun Show:

Former NFL offensive lineman Damien Woody on dressing down:

Padres minor leaguer Cody Decker, the mechanic:

Meanwhile, men’s tennis star Roger Federer is on E:

Former NFL cornerback Eric Wright on retired life:

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson calls for Twitter peace:

Women’s tennis star Maria Sharapova on getting rid of that paper:

Rams defensive end Chris Long would like to solve the puzzle:

I am the hangman king — Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) December 13, 2014

Shock guard Skylar Diggins on playing vs. watching:

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb got the call… he’s coming back:


Former NBA player Metta World Peace on what could have been:

If not for my troubles, I would have had at least 5 of these. Mission still not accomplished. — (@MettaWorldPeace) December 13, 2014

I was so weird, I randomly saw this picture, and 10 years later , I am like “what a d….”. Potential hall of famer. #movingforward — (@MettaWorldPeace) December 13, 2014

I don’t regret anything , I am just amazed how good I am. No BS. Not being arrogant. Just reflecting with you guys. — (@MettaWorldPeace) December 13, 2014

49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis with some Twitter philosophy:

When I start thinking out-loud via Twitter I know it’s time to set my alarm and force sleep. — Bam Davis (@AnthonyDavis76) December 13, 2014

..but technically every tweet is essentially “thinking out-loud”. Its putting your thoughts into the univer… Goodnight. — Bam Davis (@AnthonyDavis76) December 13, 2014