There’s nothing more ridiculous than fake Twitter accounts, but they persist because so many stupid people fall for them. One such person is CBS sideline reporter Jamie Erdahl, who quoted a fake Ian Rapoport report that Steve Smith’s injury was a torn Achilles tendon. The network had to quickly retract:
It's hot-stove season (or whatever) in the NFL, and we've already seen our fair share of surprising moves. But with free agency still yet to actually open, a fake Twitter account and a player with the same name as another have teamed up to sow some quality confusion.
The investigation into how numerous footballs used by the Patriots became deflated during the AFC Championship Game has focused on the Patriots-employed ball boy that took the balls from the referees locker room to the field. In-between he stopped off in what was at first ominously reported as "another room" by Jay…
Andrew Siciliano told fellow NFL Network employee Ian Rapoport to turn around and high-five some of the fans gathered behind him in Manhattan. Rapoport did his best, but one fan got the brunt of his poor execution.