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Sensitive Jets players don't want girls on Tinder to know they play football

Sensitive Jets players don't want girls on Tinder to know they play football Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

The Wall Street Journal has the most important story to come out of this year's NFL training camps: There are 11 Jets players on Tinder, but some of them don't want anyone to know they play football.

The Journal's thorough investigation found 11 Jets using the app, while only six had pictures of themselves in Jets gear on their profiles.

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Right tackle Breno Giacomini goes as far as to tell women he is a construction worker, but some eventually catch on.

"After a while, it's, 'Hey, how come this guy wants to take a picture with you?'" Giacomini told the Journal. "And it's like, 'Well, they think I play football or something.'" 

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Other players flaunt their athletic prowess. 

According to the Journal, rookie safety Calvin Pryor's profile had a bunch of pictures of him celebrating at the NFL draft. But he told the Journal through a spokesman that he has a girlfriend now and deleted his account. I wonder if they met on Tinder.


- Dan Gartland

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