The Most Informative Twitter Accounts for Every NFL Team

Gordon BlockContributor IIISeptember 23, 2011

The Most Informative Twitter Accounts for Every NFL Team

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    News around the NFL travels quickly, and it’s tough to keep up. However, many beat writers, players, and team officials bring insight to their teams and the game through their accounts on Twitter.

    In 140 characters or less, these accounts can dispel rumors, announce player moves, and prepare fans for upcoming games.

    Here are some of the best Twitter accounts to follow for each team in the NFL (along with the Bleacher Report handle for each team).

Arizona Cardinals

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    @Cardschatter, team’s official Twitter handle

    @LarryFitzgerald, Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals starting wide receiver

    @kentsomers, Kent Somers, Cardinals beat reporter for The Arizona Republic

    @BR_AZCardinals, Bleacher Report's official team page



Atlanta Falcons

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    @Atlanta_Falcons, team’s official Twitter handle

    @TonyGonzalez88, Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons starting tight end

    @DOrlandoLED, Falcons beat writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    @BR_Falcons, Bleacher Report’s official team page



     

Baltimore Ravens

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    @1WinningDrive, team’s official Twitter handle

    @raylewis52com, Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens starting linebacker

    @DanKolko, Ravens beat writer for MASNsports.com

    @BaltimoreLuke, Luke Jones, the Ravens beat reporter for WNST.net

    @BR_BalRavens, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Buffalo Bills

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    @buffalobills, team’s official Twitter handle

    @StevieJohnson13, Steven Johnson, Buffalo Bills starting wide receiver

    @JoeB_WGR, Joe Buscaglia, beat reporter for WGR Sports Radio 550

    @salmaiorana, Sal Maiorana, beat reporter for the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y.

    @wilson1562, Allen Wilson, Bills beat writer for Buffalo News



Carolina Panthers

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    @panthers, Official team feed

    @Jonathanstewar1, Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers running back

    @josephperson, Joe Person, Beat writer for The Charlotte Observer

    @carolinagrowl, Steve Reed, Writer for the Gaston Gazette, and according to Reed the only writer to see every Carolina Panthers game

    @scott_fowler, Columnist for The Charlotte Observer

    @BR_Panthers, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Chicago Bears

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    @ChicagoBearscom, team’s official Twitter handle

    @JayCutler6, Jay Cutler, Bears starting quarterback

    @skjensen, Sean Jensen, Bears columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times

    @BradBiggs, Brad Biggs, Bears reporter for the Chicago Tribune

    @BR_Bears, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Cincinnati Bengals

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    @Bengals, team’s official Twitter handle

    @nufced32, Cedric Benson, Cincinnati Bengals starting running back (who was recently suspended by the league for three games)

    @BR_CincyBengals, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Cleveland Browns

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    @OfficialBrowns, team’s official Twitter handle

    @ColtMcCoy, Colt McCoy, Cleveland Browns starting quarterback

    @MoMass11, Mohamed Massaquoi, Cleveland Browns wide receiver and amateur film critic

    @TonyGrossi, Tony Grossi, Browns beat writer for The Plain Dealer

    @MaryKayCabot, Mary Kay Cabot, Browns beat writer for The Plain Dealer

    @ABJ_Browns, Nate Ulrich, Browns beat writer for the Akron Beacon Journal

    @BR_CleBrowns, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Dallas Cowboys

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    @dallascowboys, team’s official Twitter handle

    @DEZ_88, Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys starting wide receiver

    @calvinwatkins, Calvin Watkins, Cowboys beat reporter for ESPNDallas.com

    @clarencehilljr, Clarence Hill, Cowboys beat writer for the Dallas Star-Telegram

    @dmn_george, Brandon George, Cowboys writer for The Dallas
    Morning News

    @BR_Cowboys, Bleacher Report’s official team page



     

Denver Broncos

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    @Denver_Broncos, team’s official Twitter handle

    @TimTebow, Tim Tebow, the Broncos’ third string quarterback.

    @eddieroyal19, Eddie Royal, Denver Broncos’ starting
    wide receiver

    @fs3142, Frank Schwab, Broncos beat writer for the Colorado
    Springs Gazette


    @BR_Broncos, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Detroit Lions

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    @DetroitLionsNFL, team’s official Twitter handle

    @Staff_9, Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions’ starting quarterback

    @ndamukong_suh, Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions’ starting
    defensive tackle

    @davebirkett, Dave Birkett, Lions beat reporter for the Detroit Free Press

    @BR_Lions, Bleacher Report’s official team page



     

Green Bay Packers

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    @Packers, team’s official Twitter handle

    @GregJennings, Greg Jennings, Green Bay Packers starting
    wide receiver

    @BobMcGinn, Bob McGinn, Packers beat writer for the
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

    @RobDemovsky, Rob Demovsky, Sports Reporter for the Green Bay Press-Gazette

    @BR_Packers, Bleacher Report’s official team page



     

Houston Texans

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    @HoustonTexans, team’s official Twitter handle

    @ArianFoster, Arian Foster, Houston Texans’ starting running
    back

    @JayMart, Jeffrey Martin, Texans writer for the Houston
    Chronicle

    @StephStradley, Stephanie Stradley, Texans writer for
    Houston Chronicle

    @BR_HouTexans, Bleacher Report’s official team page

Indianapolis Colts

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    @nflcolts, team's official Twitter handle

    @PierreGarcon85, Pierre Garcon, Indianapolis Colts' starting
    wide receiver

    @pwilson24, Phillip Wilson, sports writer for The Indianapolis Star

    @BR_IndColts, Bleacher Report's official team page

Jacksonville Jaguars

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    @jaguarsinsider, team's official Twitter handle

    @Jones_Drew32, Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars starting running back

    @taniaganguli, Tania Ganguli, Jaguars beat reporter for the Florida Times-Union

    @APMarkLong, Jaguars beat writer for the Associated Press

    @BR_JaxJaguars, Bleacher Report's official team page

Kansas City Chiefs

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    @kcchiefs, team's official Twitter handle

    @jcharles25, Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs starting
    running back, who will miss the season with an ACL injury

    @mellinger, Sam Mellinger, Columnist for the Kansas City Star

    @BR_Chiefs, Bleacher Report's official team page

Miami Dolphins

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    @MiamiDolphins, team's official Twitter handle

    @BMarshall19, Brandon Marshall, Miami Dolphins starting wide receiver

    @JeffDarlington, Jeff Darlington, Dolphins reporter for the Miami Herald

    @andrew_b_carter, Andrew Carter, Dolphins beat writer for Sun-Sentinel.com

    @BR_MiaDolphins, Bleacher Report's official team page

     

Minnesota Vikings

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    @VikingsFootball, team's official Twitter handle

    @AdrianPeterson, Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings starting
    running back

    @JaredAllen69, Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings starting
    defensive end

    @APkrawczynski, Jon Krawczynski, Vikings writer for the
    Associated Press

    @BR_Vikings, Bleacher Report's official team page

New England Patriots

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    @realpatriots, team's official Twitter handle

    @danny__woodhead, Danny Woodhead, New England Patriots running back

    @ochocinco, Chad Ochocinco, New England Patriots wide receiver and Twitter master

    @RapSheet, Ian Rapaport, Patriots beat reporter for the Boston Herald

    @monwalker, Monique Walker, Patriots beat reporter for The Boston Globe

    @BR_NEPatriots, Bleacher Report's official team page

New Orleans Saints

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    @Official_Saints, team's official Twitter handle

    @drewbrees, Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints starting quarterback

    @jeffduncantp, Jeff Duncan, Saints columnist for The New Orleans Times-Picayune

    @miketripletttp, Mike Triplett, Saints beat writer for The New Orleans Times-Picayune

    @BR_NOSaints, Bleacher Report's official team page

New York Giants

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    @Giants, team's official Twitter handle

    @JustinTuckNYG91, Justin Tuck, New York Giants starting
    defensive end

    @NotoriousOHM,Ohm Youngmisuk, Giants writer for ESPN-New York

    @MikeGarafolo, Mike Garafolo, Giants writer for the Star-Ledger
    and NJ.com

    @BR_NYCGiants, Bleacher Report's official team page

     

New York Jets

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    @nyjets, team's official Twitter handle

    @nickmangold, Nick Mangold, New York Jets starting center

    @DUSTINKELLER81, Dustin Keller, New York Jets' starting
    tight end

    @TheJetsStream, Manish Mehta, Jets writer for the New York
    Daily News

    @RichCimini, Jets reporter for ESPN-New York

    @BR_NewYorkJets, Bleacher Report's official team page

Oakland Raiders

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    @RAIDERS, team's official Twitter handle

    @dmcfadden20, Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders starting running back

    @VittorioTafur, Vittorio Tafur, Raiders writer for the San Francisco Chronicle

    @BR_Raiders, Bleacher Report's official team page

Philadelphia Eagles

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    @Eagles, team's official Twitter handle

    @DeseanJackson10, DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles starting wide receiver

    @MikeVick, Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback

    @Jeff_McLane, Jeff McLane, Eagles beat reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer

    @LesBowen, Les Bowen, Eagles writer for the Philadelphia Daily News

    @BR_Eagles, Bleacher Report's official team page

Pittsburgh Steelers

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    @Steelers, team's official Twitter handle

    @tpolamalu, Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers starting
    strong safety

    @EdBouchette, Ed Bouchette, Steelers reporter for the
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    @ScottBrown_Trib, Scott Brown, Steelers writer for
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

    @BR_PitSteelers, Bleacher Report's official team page

San Diego Chargers

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    @Chargers, team’s official Twitter handle

    @AntonioGates85, Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers starting tight end

    @sdutChargers, San Diego Union-Tribune sports staff

    @sandiegosports, Dan McLellan, Chargers reporter for CBSSports.com

    @BR_Chargers, Bleacher Report's official team page

San Francisco 49ers

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    @49ers, team's official Twitter handle

    @PatrickWillis52, Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers starting linebacker

    @MaioccoCSN, Matt Maiocco, NFL Insider for Comcast SportsNet
    Bay Area

    @timkawakami, Tim Kawakami, Sports columnist for
    Mercury News

    @BR_49ers, Bleacher Report's official team page

     

Seattle Seahawks

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    @Seahawks, team's official Twitter handle

    @PeteCarroll, Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks head coach

    @MoneyLynch, Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks running back

    @dannyoneil, Danny O'Neil, Seahawks writer for Seattle Times

    @BR_Seahawks, Bleacher Report's official team page

St. Louis Rams

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    @STLouisRams, team's official Twitter handle

    @MikeSimsWalker, Mike Sims-Walker, St. Louis Rams starting wide receiver

    @Ron_Clements, Ron Clements, Rams beat reporter for CBSSports.com

    @BR_Rams, Bleacher Report's official team page 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    @TBBuccaneers, team's official Twitter handle

    @Geraldini93, Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    defensive tackle

    @NFLSTROUD, Rick Stroud, Buccaneers/NFL reporter for St.Petersburg Times

    @BR_Buccaneers, Bleacher Report's official team page

Tennessee Titans

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    @TennesseeTitans, team's official Twitter handle

    @Hasselbeck, Matthew Hasselbeck, Tennessee Titans' starting quarterback

    @ChrisJohnson28, Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans' starting running back

    @terrymc13, Terry McCormick, Titans beat writer for TitanInsider.com

    @BR_Titans, Bleacher Report's official team page

     

Washington Redskins

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    @Redskins, team's official Twitter handle

    @Dhall23, DeAngelo Hall, Washington Redskins starting cornerback

    @john_keim, John Keim, Redskins beat reporter for the Washington Examiner

    @granthpaulsen, Grant Paulsen, Redskins beat reporter for 106.7 The Fan in Washington, D.C.

    @BR_Redskins, Bleacher Report's official team page

The NFL

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    @ClaytonESPN, John Clayton, NFL reporter for ESPN

    @AdamSchefter, Adam Schefter, NFL reporter for ESPN. Looking at his Twitter feed he might not sleep during football season (ever)

    @Jay_Glazer, Jay Glazer, NFL reporter for Fox Sports

    @SI_PeterKing, Peter King, NFL reporter for Sports Illustrated

    @MikeSilver, Mike Silver, NFL writer for Yahoo! Sports

    @greggrosenthal, Gregg Rosenthal, NFL reporter for NBC Sports and profootballtalk.com

    @DanWetzel, Dan Wetzel,  NFL writer for Yahoo! Sports

    @judybattista, Judy Battista,  NFL reporter for the New York Times

    @mortreport, Chris Mortensen, NFL reporter for ESPN

    @michaelombardi, Reporter for NFL Network