All San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wanted to do was share his day with his Twitter followers. But, it is social media, after all, so it was just a matter of time before someone had to hate on No. 7.
That was a big mistake.
Kaepernick, who has more than 719,000 followers on Twitter, blasted the man who chose to take a digital swing at him first.
Kaepernick was applauded by fans and even a few journalists for telling the critic to back off.
It all began like this:
1000 abs.... arm workout..... 10 min straight on the jump rope.... 2 hour study session in February..... that's what we call a recovery day!— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) February 18, 2015
Then someone just had to chime in.
And then it was on.
@battman_returns are you illiterate or just ignorant? Read the tweet again better yet give me your breakdown of every defensive coverage— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) February 18, 2015
@battman_returns I want every players responsibility on every coverage if you can't do it mind your damn business clown!— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) February 18, 2015
@battman_returns you got 8 followers bruh your own family don't even want to know what you doin! Get better at life!— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) February 18, 2015
For the most part, people took Kaepernick's side.
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@Kaepernick7 good for u— Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews) February 18, 2015