NFL players tweet respect after Super Bowl, with one exception
Many NFL players took to Twitter tonight after Super Bowl XLVI to congratulate the victorious New York Giants. Players offered respect to the new champions and a desire to emulate them next season. Tim Tebow posted a photo of Eli Manning holding the Lombardi Trophy with a single word: "Motivation." More examples can be found here, here, here and here.
A stark exception was Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who let his feelings about the Patriots be known with what seems to be a veiled reference to "Spygate," a 2007 controversy involving the Patriots.
-- Ben Welsh