Tweets were flying through the Twittersphere last week as all 32 NFL teams competed in Week 1 of the 2012 season. Fans flocked to Twitter to show support for their teams in what proved to be a week full of surprises, upsets and even some NFL records.
Each week we’ll track the top tweeted-about games in the NFL and bring them to you. During week 1 alone, there were more than 2 million tweets about the NFL!
In week 1, the most talked about games were:
Additional NFL-on-Twitter highlights from Week 1 include:
#Redskins QB @rgiii is only player in @nflhistory w/ 300+ pass yds, 2+ pass TDs, 0 INTs in his @nfl debut. #HTTR
— Redskins (@Redskins)September 10, 2012
The #49ers #BeatThePackers. Who’s got it better than us?
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers)September 10, 2012
And that’s the game. #Bears defeat the Colts 41-21.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears)September 9, 2012
Sanchez: I’m confident in this team. I’m confident in this coaching staff. There’s a good vibe going around the building.
— New York Jets (@nyjets)September 9, 2012
Broncos kneel to win the game.Final score - Steelers 19; Broncos 31.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers)September 10, 2012
Keep tuning in for our weekly NFL-on-Twitter roundups. In the meantime, check out our @NFL“Get Started” page for Twitter.
Omid Ashtari (@omid)
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