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Torrey Smith Trolls Skip Bayless on Twitter Regarding Tim Tebow

Jan 29, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) addresses the press during media day in preparation for Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Jesse ReedCorrespondent IMay 20, 2013

Professional athletes on Twitter is a gift that keeps on giving, and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith provided the masses with something to talk about on Monday. 

ESPN's Skip Bayless is a man who never shies away from bold statements, and oftentimes his statements spark debate and lead to impassioned discussions. 

Bayless is apparently tired of Robert Griffin III making headlines on a daily basis. He took to Twitter to voice his displeasure about the exposure RG3 receives, to which Smith offered a valid response:

While it's certainly true RG3 is a mainstay media obsession, he doesn't hold a candle to the exposure media outlets like ESPN and it's show First Take have given to Tebow over the past few years.

Bayless is likely tired of discussing things like RG3's fans giving him a room full of wedding presents. The Washington Redskins quarterback sent out a thank you to all his loving fans who spent money out of their own pockets to bless him and his soon-to-be wife, Rebecca Liddicoat:

Some of Griffin's followers didn't think he should have "allowed" his fans to buy him gifts, and controversy ensued.

From Bayless' message on Twitter, we can deduce that he's getting weary of discussing every minute detail about Griffin's life instead of dealing with "real" news issues.

The problem here is that Bayless can't have it both ways. He has inundated the airwaves, radio waves and print media with Tebowmania since the quarterback entered the league four years ago. 

Smith's response points this out beautifully, and Bayless must realize that even though he might not be interested in what RG3 had for breakfast, there will always be fans who are interested in things of this nature.

Fair is fair, and if Tebowmania is allowed to grow and thrive, then RG3-mania should have equal footing.

 

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