Packers players, fans, media use social media to respond after roster choices
The day of NFL roster cutdowns can be one of the most emotional there is in American pro sports, as about a third of each team's remaining players find out their dreams are dashed, deferred, or brought to life.
In this age of social media, it garners passionate reaction from players, media and fans.
Check a sampling of them, from players throughout the day...
Most of all I like thank god, my family , my friends, teammates and agent. Couldn't do it with out you.#itsaGthang— johnny jolly (@JJolly97) August 31, 2013
Thanking god right now... Truly blessed...— James starks (@James44Starks) August 31, 2013
Thanks to the @packers for the opportunity great organization great team wonderful fans good luck this season.— Vince Young (@VinceYoung) August 31, 2013
We'll pack nation. It was fun. Thanks for all the support and good memories. There's no place like lambeau field. Wish all the best !— D.J. Williams (@dj45williams) August 31, 2013
@MR_COLD_HEART nah— David Fulton (@40Fulton) August 31, 2013
...media after the roster announcement...
I can't say that anyone who didn't deserve to get cut was. That includes Young.— Doug Russell (@RussellOnSports) August 31, 2013
The 53 players the Packers have now may not be the 53 on Opening Day if they make any waiver claims.— Brian Carriveau (@BrianCarriveau) August 31, 2013
Quarterback B.J. Coleman is on the team for now. #Packers likely keeping an eye on market.— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) August 31, 2013
Speaking semantically, B.J. Coleman wins #Packers' backup QB competition. Curious if it will be an Andre The Giant-type reign though— Wes Hodkiewicz (@WesHod) August 31, 2013
Keep in mind, the #Packers roster is certainly subject to change over the next 24-48 hours. Needs at QB, RB could force more cuts.— Zach Kruse (@zachkruse2) August 31, 2013
wouldn't be surprised if recently released TE DJ Williams ends up with the Jets— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31, 2013
Johnny Jolly could very well be on his way to a Comeback Player of the Year award.— Aaron Nagler (@Aaron_Nagler) August 31, 2013
Also, undrafted OLB Andy Mulumba, S Chris Banjo and 7th-round pick Sam Barrington make #Packers roster.— Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) August 31, 2013
Whenever I doubt myself or feel like shying away from a challenge, @JJolly97 is my inspiration. There is no impossible.— Jayme (@jaymelee1) August 31, 2013
@JJolly97 Congrats. Now go get Comeback Player of the Year!— Kris Burke (@KrisLBurke) August 31, 2013