Twitter Has a Field Day with Blockbuster Titans-Rams Trade

Rams fans cheer for thei NFL football team at a news conference at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The St. Louis Rams are returning to play in 2016 in the Los Angeles area; in a few years, the team will move to a stadium being built near the Forum.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistApril 14, 2016

While everyone was busy talking about the Golden State Warriors' record-setting night and Kobe Bryant's unbelievable farewell game, the Tennessee Titans and the Los Angeles Rams brought the NFL back to the forefront of the news cycle by completing a blockbuster trade involving numerous draft picks.

The news came seemingly out of nowhere Thursday morning, but it's the type of trade that could shape each team for years to come. Per the Titans, the Rams got the No. 1 overall pick, a fourth-rounder and a sixth-rounder in this year's draft in exchange for the No. 15 overall pick, two second-round picks, a third-rounder, a 2017 first-rounder and a 2017 third-rounder.

As is usual with shocking news like this, the Internet just exploded.

Not long after the deal was announced, both the Rams and the Titans took to Twitter to exchange pleasantries:

The Washington Redskins—who were involved in a blockbuster deal of their own with the Rams a few years back—also couldn't help but say something:

While it was fun to watch teams react, there were plenty of other people having fun with the news. ESPN's Michael Smith hopes that the Titans will pull a Jeff Fisher move down the road to do some trolling:

Here's the best of the rest:


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