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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 St. Louis Rams official twitter account:
@STLouisRams (Followers: 67,763)
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 Ram players for 2012 (PS, apparently much like Sam Bradford, you have a lot of receiving options to choose from...):
Note: Followers as of date of publication, July 20, 2012
Top Rams To Follow:
Moose Nation is a particular favorite as he is a self-proclaimed "THUG." Or Totally Humble Under God. An interesting and positive twist. Additionally, Pro-Football-Reference.com lists star defensive end Chris Long as owning @CL9One, but a quick visit to the page indicates that it is no longer active.
The Rams Beat:
Jim Thomas, Rams beat writer for St. Louis Post-Dispatch: @jthom1 (7,966)
Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist: @miklasz (39,058)
Ron Clements, CBS Sports Rams Reporter: @ron_clements (1,527)
Howard Balzer, Sirius XM NFL Radio: @hbalzer721 (7,601)
Tony Softli, Rams Sideline Reporter for Rams Flagship Station 101 ESPN: @softlistl (6,811)
Every team has a "buzztap" account that keeps fans up to date with content from all web sources. Follow the Rams edition @RamsBuzzTap.
ESPN's NFC West blog is run by Mark Sando. You can follow him @ESPN_NFCWest.
Other Rams blogs to follow include RamsGab.com (@RamsGab), the Rams' edition of ProFootballZap (@STLRamsZap) and RamsHerd.com (@RamsHerd).
- by Braden Gall