Which NFL figure is most likely to have a burner account?

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Who has two thumbs and uses them to type messages from a burner account on Twitter?

Yes, the strange story engulfing 76er G.M. Bryan Colangelo carries an unintended silver lining. It gave us a basis for Thursday’s PFT Live draft.

The topic: Which NFL figure is most likely to have a burner account?

Chris Simms, who apparently doesn’t have a burner account because he doesn’t even use the Twitter account that carries his name, had three bad choices. But Stats, who was mad at me because he had to read questions from the @PFTPMPosse earlier in the show, determined Simms to be the winner.

Check out the video and share your thoughts on who did better, along with any ideas on who else you’d suspect to have a burner account.

53 responses to “Which NFL figure is most likely to have a burner account?

  1. I 100% guarantee that the ratio of NFL players vs NFL management/execs that have burner accounts will be about 3000:1.
    I know, I know, it’s blasphemous of me to dare to impune an innocent and always honest/forthright law-abiding NFL player.
    But the fact is that PLAYERS break the law ALL the time…rarely does a coach or NFL exec run afoul of the law.
    Also, let us not forget, there will be 2 sets of rules on this:
    1. If a a player has a burner account, well that’s okay. Never question his intentions for this account, in fact the media should NEVER report on this ever again. Sweep this under the rug.
    2. If a coach, GM, exec has a burner account well then what is he hiding? The media should investigate this posthaste. Call NBC’s fav person ever, Robert Mueller!

  2. Mr. Sensitive Aaron Rodgers, in a landslide. The way he throws his teammates and coaches under the bus, gives teammates the stink eye, passive aggressively takes swipes at his front office, people should be shocked if does not have a burner account.

  3. The whole vikings roster. After that whole boat ordeal, AP, and now with signing Cousins . . . they are going to have alot of excuses to make for how this season turns out.

  4. I have no idea what a burner account is and I type with one thumb. Does that matter?

  5. Bill Belichek without a doubt. He has to have some way to respond emotionally to the dumb questions he gets asked.

  6. This question translates to “Who is the biggest troll in the NFL as I read it”, and that definitely points to either Marshawn Lynch or Bill Belichick

  7. Media:

    Skip Bayless

    Tim Hasselbeck

    Peter Schrager

    Players:

    Baker Mayfield

    Adrian Peterson

    Coaches:

    John Harbaugh

    Mike Vrabel

    Owners:

    Jim Irsay

    Jed York

    I can not confirm or deny that one or all of these have or have had burner accounts, but let’s just say it’s more than possible😉

  8. Mr. Sensitive Aaron Rodgers, in a landslide. The way he throws his teammates and coaches under the bus, gives teammates the stink eye, passive aggressively takes swipes at his front office, people should be shocked if does not have a burner account.
    =====

    Tom Brady does most of the same things… pouts FAR more… but somehow, he’s a fierce competitor………….

  9. I’d have to say Jason Garrett, as his entire head coaching career is basically a burner account.

  10. I think you’d have to go with someone who seems especially sensitive to public opinion or would want to influence it. For that reason I’d say Jerry Jones.

  11. Tom Brady does most of the same things… pouts FAR more… but somehow, he’s a fierce competitor
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    If you don’t feed him he might not come back…..

  12. 700levelvet says:

    May 31, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    I’d have to say Jason Garrett, as his entire head coaching career is basically a burner account.

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    Cowboy obsession

  13. Not sure it matters. The NFL doesn’t have any legal right to the cell phones and even if they did it wouldn’t stop them from making it up as they go.

  14. cheeseisfattening says:
    May 31, 2018 at 12:11 pm
    Mr. Sensitive Aaron Rodgers, in a landslide. The way he throws his teammates and coaches under the bus, gives teammates the stink eye, passive aggressively takes swipes at his front office, people should be shocked if does not have a burner account.
    //////////////////////////////////////

    Rodgers is none of these things. Fake News. For the uninitiated, this poster is a self-described Packer hater. Consider the source.

  15. Roger Goodell’s wife was found out to have had a secret Twitter account she used to defend her husband and disparage the NFLPA.

  16. I think it would have to be Roger Goodell. Occasionally (well, once in a very great while) I see a comment supporting something Roger did or said. That has to be a burner account.

  17. A “burner account”, for those asking, is a secondary social media account in which the person pretends to be a different person, usually to “anonymously” defend themselves from comments on their real account.
    For example: Terrell Owens might have a verified Twitter account in which he identifies himself as T.O. He then might create a second account as “Bill Johnson” and defend Twitter attacks on his T.O. account…. probably with some variation of “That’s my teammate.”

  18. Bill Belichick given all the bots spamming pro Patriots stuff all over the sports talk forums, especially on PFT.

  19. So the last article talked about how you either need a tip or to actually do journalistic work to find these things out… I guess the tip wasn’t coming and the work sounded hard?

  20. Judging by how much crying was done about Anthony Barry on here by Packers “fans”, it’s a safe bet that Aaron Rodgers has at least 5 PFT burner accounts…

  21. Really!!?!
    Felt the need to make up stuff about players for an article….low class …low class
    You said yesterday that you’d never have one due to your religious upbringing and how bad they were…yet you now accuse / poke fun of those you say ‘might’ have one….it’s just poor journalism IMHO.

  22. marima07 says:
    May 31, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    Roger Goodell’s wife was found out to have had a secret Twitter account she used to defend her husband and disparage the NFLPA.
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    @limakey

  23. Having Aaron’s picture up there is incriminating. Packers and us fans have no reason to have burner accounts. We are all pure, transparent, and honest. My account here is certainly not Bryan Colangelo’s burner account. But maybe I should have one, PFT censors me so much.

  24. There is no such thing as a “burner account”. Burners are cheap, disposable cell phones.

    The correct terminology for social media is “sock account”. The person who posts comments under his/her secret persona is called a “sock puppet”. It should be quite obvious why this terminology was adopted.

    Making up your own Internet terminology has the same end result as giving yourself a nickname…no one else is going to use it.

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