Ray Rice, Johnny Manziel most mentioned on Twitter in Week 13

Tuesday December 2nd, 2014

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel were the two most-mentioned players on Twitter during Week 13 of the NFL season (Nov. 27-Dec. 1), Twitter data shows.

Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants, Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots rounded out the top five.

On Friday, Rice won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Earlier this season, Rice was released by the Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL following the reveal of an elevator security camera tape showing him striking his then-fiancée and now-wife Janay. He is eligible to sign with a team and play immediately.

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Manziel scored his first NFL touchdown on Sunday after Brian Hoyer was benched in his favor. With the Browns trailing 20-3, Manziel went 3-of-4 for 54 yards and the 10-yard rushing touchdown. Cleveland still lost to the Bills, 26-10.

Manziel's touchdown was also the most tweeted-about moment in Week 13, as measured in tweets per minute by Nielsen Social

The Browns-Bills game was the week's fourth-most tweeted-about game, according to Twitter's data. Eagles-Cowboys was No. 1, followed by Patriots-Packers, Seahawks-49ers, Browns-Bills and Bears-Lions.

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