Commanders’ Twitter claps back at Jaguars for trolling Wentz originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
The NFL is back, and of course with that comes social media hilarity.
Wentz has a history of playing against the Jags, as his previous team, Indianapolis, was knocked out of the playoff race in Week 18 last season after suffering a costly defeat in Jacksonville.
When the NFL schedule for 2022 was released back in May and the Commanders hyped up their Week 1 matchup vs. Jacksonville, the Jaguars alluded to last year’s Week 18 Colts game with a Tweet reading “Tell Carson we say hi :)”
And, well, the Commanders got the last laugh:
Wentz did, in fact, start his 2022 revenge tour with a thrilling, if nerve-wracking, win over Jacksonville. Washington wasn’t the only team to get frisky on Twitter on Sunday, though.
The Pittsburgh Steelers chirped the Cincinnati Bengals a few times during their 23-20 overtime victory. First, after the Bengals changed their Twitter bio to “What are they even steeling?,” Pittsburgh responded with this after forcing four first half turnovers:
Then, after the Steelers kicked a game-winning field goal in OT, they posted this meme which referenced Bengals’ kicker Evan McPherson and his penchant for game-winners of his own:
We missed you, NFL football. And we missed NFL Twitter, too.