Redskins QB McNabb Says Professional Athletes Should Stay Off Twitter


Redskins QB Donovan McNabb doesn’t think professional athletes should use Twitter to express their views.

In an interview with Waddle and Silvy on ESPN 1000 in Chicago by way of Sportsradiointerviews, McNabb was asked about athletes using Twitter.

McNabb said, “First of all I’m not a fan of twitter. Nothing against their program or what they have, but as an athlete I think you need to get off twitter. All these social networks of you tweeting about you watching a game when you wanna be playing in it, but you’re mad you’re not playing in it, so you’re gonna criticize someone that’s playing in it. I don’t believe that that’s the right deal.

“That’s not professional by any means and you know we are all in a fraternity, so if you see a guy who’s struggling this isn’t the time to jump on him or kick him while he’s down because that same guy will come against you and kinda blast your team out the water, so I think for an athlete to be twittering is the wrong move. It’s one of those things to leave to the fans and let them comment on certain things, but athletes need to get off twitter.”


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