"I've read a couple of the things they've written on Twitter in team meetings from time to time, just to let them know I'm reading the suckers. So far I think they've been pretty good, with a few exceptions."
Meet Jay Gruden's new motivational tactic that will help get Washington back on track. Nothing screams "fearless leader" like becoming an overprotective parent.
This is going to be beautiful, because the tweets of his players are ... something else. Every practice they'll be treated to things like:
Kirk Cousins hawking Amway
I absolutely love drinking these protein shakes @AmwayUS @NutriliteHealth pic.twitter.com/qCk1yyjhwh— Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) December 6, 2014
DeSean Jackson explaining every meal
Chicken Marsala topped with shiitake mushrooms & asparagus tips over truffled mashed potatoes. #EATINGOOD http://t.co/9xGB2dnvfE— Desean Jackson (@DeSeanJackson11) December 2, 2014
Can Gruden speak emoji?
— Pierre Garçon (@PierreGarcon) December 8, 2014
We'll wait to see how many accounts go private.
Update: The team wanted to make sure you knew this wasn't the first time Gruden has read tweets, but the tone seems a little different this time than when he was "poking a little fun at them."
Jay Gruden reading player tweets nothing new. This from the 2014 #Redskins Yearbook (in July): http://t.co/WUR1ZFr5qr pic.twitter.com/nWrMPOBkkl— Andrew Walker (@AWalkerRedskins) December 8, 2014