Posted Mon Aug 17th by Monty
UPDATE: This was as much of a non-story as I though it might be. After Jamie Dukes teased a “BOMBSHELL” on his twitter, the entire NFL media was eagerly awaiting a revelation. The story? A PR snafu involving the way teammates were instructed to react to Marshall‘s acquittal. Dukes, yagottabekiddingme. Sure, this is significant given the touchy relationship Marshall and the Broncos have at the moment, but it’s hardly a “BOMBSHELL.” We’ve written a piece on the entire Marshall situation, which expands well beyond this one incident. You can read here.
I think CBS4’s Vic Lombardi says it best in this tweet: “This is the perfect example of someone using Twitter to hyperbolize an otherwise tame story… technology is dangerous in the wrong hands.” Amen, Vic. Amen.
The original way-overblown twitter bombshell speculation after the jump.
Quite the tease, Jamie Dukes. You’ve got every Broncos fan on twitter, not to mention every member of the NFL media, chomping at the bit.
Dukes posted these three updates on his twitter in the last few hours:
BOMBSHELL ALERT COMING OUT OF DENVER
No one died if that’s what you’re worried about but i just don’t know what they are thinking.
Jason LaCanfora is working the story and will be posting it on his blog late tonight.
La Canfora’s blog can be found on NFL.com. Come refresh with us and support NFL.com advertisers! Is it Brandon Marshall trade news? Making a move at quarterback? Is it totally overblown by Mr. Dukes, who has the tendency to SHOUT IN ALL CAPS a lot? (My theory.) We’ll know soon enough… hopefully.