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 defensive end Chris Long on random (and unnecessary) drug testing:

The NFL has tested me twice in 5 days for steroids. I’m flattered but I owe my physique to a steady diet of 8 minute abs and the Nordic trac

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 10, 2015

I did eat a Jaguar when I was in Mexico. It’s not steroids per se but it helps.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 10, 2015

When the tester walks into my apartment I like to be hanging upside down from my pull-up bar w Pumping Iron playing on a projector screen.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 10, 2015

After they’ve taken my sample I tell them “you are welcome in my dojo anytime.”

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 10, 2015

Usually when the tester walks in and sees my pecs he says into his radio “he’s all natural.”

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 10, 2015

Orioles pitcherSteve Johnsonon arriving at Spring Training:

Rockies pitcherJohn Axfordand more onThe Bachelor:

Former NFL linebackerScott Shanleon what he would watch:

Lions tight endJoseph Fauria flexing his Urban Dictionary muscles:

S/O to hip-hop culture for giving me great words to use over the years. Ridin dirty in my whip on dubs w/ bling bling with bae cuz Yolo.

Joseph Fauria (@BigJoeFauria) February 9

Texans running backArian Fosteron expanding genres:

Joseph Fauria is still going…:

So turnt because my vocabulary is on Fleek! Swag swag

Joseph Fauria (@BigJoeFauria) February 9

Tigers pitcherDavid Priceon exotic foods:

Dolphins defensive linemanJared Odrickon growing up fast:

Raptors swingmanLandry Fieldsconfirming myths:

Dodgers pitcherBrandon McCarthyand Blue Jays 3BJosh Donaldsonwith some friendly smack talk:

Tulsa Shock point guardSkylar Digginson the beauty of Twitter: