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Keeping up with your favorite team can be an all-consuming task. We’re here to help indulge that need to follow all aspects of the NFL on Twitter.
For all 32 teams, we’re picking the best Twitter accounts for each franchise. They run the gamut from players, coaches, executives, traditional media, bloggers or simply accounts that keep us informed and entertained.
Whether you’re a Twitter neophyte or simply trying to spice up your feed for football season, we’re here to help. And it all starts with the Jacksonville Jaguars official twitter account:
@JaguarsInsider (Followers: 48,350)
There is a fine art to commanding a powerful twitter audience and some players can do it better than others. You don’t have to be a star player to be a twi-xpert. But here are some of the most followed Jaguar players for 2012:
Note: Followers as of date of publication, July 19, 2012
Top Jaguars To Follow:
1. Maurice Jones-Drew, RB: @Jones_Drew32 (273,927)
2. Laurent Robinson, WR: @LaurentRobinson (102,962)
3. Justin Blackmon, WR: @JustBlack81 (48,000)
4. Blaine Gabbert, QB: @BlaineGabbert (42,984)
5. Marcedes Lewis, TE: @MarcedesLewis89 (23,469)
6. Josh Scobee, K: @JoshScobee10 (16,170)
7. Rashad Jennings, RB: @RashadJennings (10,737)
8. Cecil Shorts III, WR: @CecilShortsIII (6,878)
9. Courtney Greene, S: @MrGreene36 (6,419)
10. Zach Miller, TE: @Zmiller86 (6,341)
11. Andre Branch, DE: @BranchNout90 (5,506)
12. Uche Nwaneri, OG: @Chukwu77 (4,921)
13. Terrance Knighton, DT: @YouGotRoasted96 (4,407)
14. Eugene Monroe, OT: @TheSeventyFifth (4,221)
15. Jeremy Mincey, DE: @MrMince94 (4,206)
16. Will Rackley, OC: @WillRackley (3,940)
17. Dawan Landry, S: @DLan504 (3,758)
18. DuJuan Harris, RB: @Ol_Sly_Foxx (2,297)
And rookie punter Bryan Anger doesn’t have a twitter account but he does have an official fan page, @AngerNation. It’s the “first official fan page of the next jaguars great.”
Tania Ganguli covers the Jaguars beat for the Florida Times-Union and should be your top follow: @taniaganguli (10,381)
Jaguars Blog Roll:
BigCatCountry.com: SB Nation has an excellent collection of fan-run and fan-generated websites. The Jags edition can followed @BigCatCountry (2,395).
Blogger @Bloguin_Shane runs the twitter account for TheJaggernaut.com.
FanSided's Jacksonville site, BlakcandTeal.com, can be followed @BlackAndTeal (238)
Be sure to check out Jaguars360.com, JaguarsGab.com, which can be followed @JaguarsGab (451), and Jaguars101.com.
ESPN's AFC South blog is run by Paul Khuharsky. You can follow him @ESPN_AFCSouth.
Other Jaguars twitter accounts:
Jags owners Shahid Khan has toyed with the idea of joining twitter but has yet to take the plunge. His son, Tony Khan, has had no such problems adapting to social media. Follow him @TonyKhan (3,720).
Every team in the NFL has a 'buzztap' twitter account that updates fans on web content and more. Follow the Jags editions @JaguarsBuzzTap (9,099).
Also follow @JaguarsCom (2,550), @Jaguars_NFL_ (2,584), @JaguarsMovement (2,235) and @JaguarsFanSvcs (1,179).
Just don’t add @JaguarUSA, unless you love car porn – aka gloriously high-resoltion photos of some of the most beautiful motor vehicles made today.
- by Braden Gall