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:

Golfer John Daly seems to be having an enjoyable Christmas:

Lion punter Sam Martin with the Christmas card we didn’t ask for but are really glad to have:

Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is not too old for Santa:

Retired NFL player Takeo Spikes with some solid life advice:

JJ Watt cleaned up:

Chris Kluwe blows a six year old’s mind:

Rams defensive end Chris Long on his early suspicions about Santa:

I always wondered why my parents and Santa had the same handwriting. — Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) December 25, 2014

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowskion the advantage of being the biggest in the family:

Chicago Cubs outfielder Matt Szczurquotes a classic:

Hockey player Paul Bissonnette reflects on a special gift:

Braves outfielder Jordan Schaferwith a pretty impressive haul himself:

MMA fighter Mitch Clarke on a question I ask myself every day:

NBA player Kendall Marshall on how Wingstop saved Christmas:

s/o @wingstop comin through in clutch, stayin open 10min longer for me, hook, n Khris on Xmas Eve. woulda went hungry otherwise — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) December 25, 2014

NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace seems satisfied with his Christmas gifts: