Troll not lest ye be trolled, Redskins.
On Monday, Washington's NFL team tried to troll the Philadelphia Eagles after the team publicly announced Tim Tebow had just signed a contract with them.
Tebow is an outspoken Christian who has had quite a fan following since his college days as a Florida Gator. He has also been a quarterback on professional teams, including the Denver Broncos and New York Jets, but his beliefs and his inconsistent play on the pro level have made him an easy target for ridicule.
Minutes after the Eagles tweeted the Tebow news, the Redskins tweeted a picture seemingly in response.
The picture was of Kermit the Frog drinking tea. Known as the “But That’s None of My Business,” meme, the picture is used as a sarcastic or disrespectful way to show lack of interest in what someone else has said.
Some Washington fans and Tebow haters loved the post, but there was plenty of blowback from people who didn't. They replied, reminding the team of its poor performance in recent years and its controversial name.
@Redskins Tebow has more playoff wins then RG3 but ¿¿¿¿¿¿— Ken Riegel (@thekenriegel) April 20, 2015
@Redskins wish the rams would make this meme at you guys, cause your team sold the farm for 0 playoff wins, atleast timmy has 1— SOUL BROTHA #2 (@saveriothomas) April 20, 2015
.@Redskins what we're trying to say here is...maybe you shouldn't do this considering all the things, ok?— retired sex panda® (@Pile_of_Derp) April 20, 2015
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@Redskins Our nickname and logo are racist but— Geoff Glaab (@geoffglaab) April 20, 2015