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Former Giants P Steve Weatherford Says on Twitter He'd Never Play for Eagles

New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 14, 2016

Sometimes, when you're part of a single franchise for long enough, there are certain teams in the league you grow to hate and would never consider playing for, regardless of the money.

This is especially true for division rivals. A Cincinnati Bengal would never want to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers. A Seattle Seahawk couldn't fathom being a San Francisco 49er.

As for ex-New York Giants punter and current free agent Steve Weatherford, there is at least one former division rival he would never play for: the Philadelphia Eagles.

In other words, the Eagles shouldn't waste their time calling him if they ever need a punter.

Weatherford didn't just talk about Philadelphia during his Twitter session on Thursday. The 33-year-old even explained why it's hard for fans to get hold of a Weatherford jersey:

The Super Bowl champion also gave his thoughts on Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh, who missed a game-winning, 27-yard field goal against the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's Wild Card Game:

Hopefully, Weatherford will continue to interact with fans on Twitter in the future, because some of this is just priceless.

[Steve Weatherford]

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