NFL on Twitter: Week 2

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Week 2 is in the books, and #NFL players are moving full steam ahead both on the field and on Twitter.  

As we did last week, we’ve recapped the most popular games on Twitter. The most tweeted-about were:

Week 2 made some interesting history: It’s now in the record books for having the most NFL teams with a 1-1 record ever: 20 total.

There are hundreds of current and former NFL players on Twitter. On Sunday, Hall-of-Famer @BarrySanders live-tweeted commentary during the #SNF match-up between the @49ers and @DetroitLionsNFL:

The @Redksins suffered an unfortunate set of injuries with @adamcarriker94 and @rak98 confirmed to be out for the remainder of the season.

And the saga continues, as the replacement officials took more heat due to controversial calls throughout Week 2:

Finally, the week wrapped up with @M_ryan02 getting his first #MNF victory and keeping his team atop the #NFL:

You can continue to follow the action on our NFL Get Started page that lists each NFL team’s accounts, the league’s latest tweets, and more.

Omid Ashtari (@omid)
Head of Sports & Entertainment