Wade Phillips wants people to ‘quit Twittering’ at him for roster spots

Tuesday February 2nd, 2016

Late in the regular season, the Broncos signed Shiloh Keo to the team after the safety had tweeted at defensive coordinator Wade Phillips the week before, asking why Denver had signed another safety ahead of him.

This has apparently led people to believe that simply tweeting at Phillips, who runs a wonderful Twitter account @SonOfBum, is all it takes to make it onto a Super Bowl defense. So the former Cowboys coach is asking everyone to “quit Twittering” him for a roster spot, according to USA Today.

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“In fact, if people would quit Twittering me now to try to get on the team, I would appreciate it. I’ve had tons of people saying, ‘Hey, I played in junior high and I know I can help you.’”

Keo appeared in four games for the Broncos this season, and managed to record an interception and five tackles, which is far more than the average Twitter user could manage in an NFL game.

– Brendan Maloy

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