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:

Texans running back Andre Brown on a true Throwback Thursday:

49ers offensive linemanJonathan Martintaking his protection to another level (this really happened):

Just took a dude out trying to rob a Versace store #CivicDuty

Jonathan A. Martin (@J_Martin71) January

Jonathan A. Martin (@J_Martin71) January

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson nabbing big fish:

Rams defensive end Chris Long on listening to books:

About to listen to my first book on tape. Here we go. Daunting.

Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 8,

The last real book I read cover to cover was a goosebumps I believe.

Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 8,

When the Goosebumps tv series came out I used to tell all the kids “oh I read the book”

Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 8,

I got a few “I feel sorry for you” kind of replies after my admission that I don’t read books cover to cover. I’ll live.

Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 8,

But I watch pawn stars and it’s on the history channel

Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 8,

Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick is pranking:

Former NBA player DeQuan Jones on couples that share everything:

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett‘s mind is blown:

That moment you realize Ryan Gosling is in Remember The Titans.

Martellus Bennett (@MartysaurusRex) Jan

Olympian Lolo Jones on controlling her temper:

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson knows when to take a stand:

Griff Whalen and the Colts wide receivers say “bring on the cold”:

Colts receivers staying warm this winter, lol #robegame #supercozy

Griff Whalen (@GriffWhalen) January 8, 2

Women’s tennis player Madison Keys sounds like a college student:

Bills running back Boobie Dixon is doing chores:

Women’s tennis player Alison Riske calling out all other nations:

NFL wide receiver Anthony Armstrong on #TGIF: