Morning Pixels: Dallas Cowboys twitter blunder

January 10, 2013

We’ve talked a lot about how D.C. teams are so supportive of each other. Team Twitter accounts sending out good luck or congratulatory messages, Nats players supporting Redskins players and vice versa, everyone getting behind each playoff team. 

The Dallas Cowboys might want to take a lesson. Or at least whoever runs their Twitter account should. As first reported on The Early Lead on Tuesday, the Dallas Stars took to Twitter to defend themselves after a snarky tweet from the Cowboys’ official Twitter feed raised some eyebrows. 

 

Ouch.

The original tweet from the Cowboys account was deleted and replaced with an apology. I’ll bet the Cowboys now regret giving Rob Ryan the Twitter password. 

 

BECAUSE YOU DON’T READ THE PAPER

* The Redskins aren’t being very forthcoming with information, but plenty of experts say that RGIII starting 2013 might be difficult. 

* Boz explains why comparing RGIII to Strasburg is just silly. 

* RGIII’s injury changes some things for the Redskins in the offseason.

* Nicklas Backstrom sees a specialist, might not start the season. 

 

TWEET OF THE NIGHT

 

QUOTE OF THE NIGHT

Troy Brouwer on Nicklas Backstrom:

“I think this team revolves around Nicky Backstrom. The way he controls the play, controls the puck. When he’s out there, thinking clearly, making sure he’s making smart plays, there’s not many players better than him.”

 

HIGHLIGHT OF THE NIGHT

Hey, look. John Wall practicing full speed.

 

WHAT TO WATCH TODAY

Old Dominion at George Mason, 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network. All TV/Radio listings here. 

 

PRANK OF THE DAY

Epic. 

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