The NFL front office announced earlier this month that they will be monitoring all of the league franchise's use of social media and will fine them for excessive posts on team accounts. This prevention of tweeting GIFs and video clips of game footage posted on their team's accounts is basically meant for the league to capitalize on games' livestreaming via the NFL's Twitter account this season.
Multiple NFL teams' social media managers are finding hilarious way to circumvent this obtuse policy to tweet replays of their team's game footage to their followers. And their doing it in the funniest and most clever ways possible.
One example is the Falcons using Madden 17 to replay footage of a play. Here's a reception by Julio Jones against the Chargers from today's game reenacted in the video game:
Since Madden is created by EA Sports, if it's in the game, it's in the game, right?
And two other teams, the Browns and Eagles, showed their hilarious ways of working around the social media ban on NFL teams during Week 6.
Here is how the Browns trolled this anti-social media policy to replay a touchdown scored against the Titans on their Twitter account.
As for the Eagles, watch this interception from their safety Malcolm Jenkins against the Redskins last week.
Haha, not bad. We can predict we're going to see more of this type of trolling from several other teams as the season continues. Maybe NFL teams' marketing communications departments should start hiring claymation artists to recreate their game highlights, too.
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