Kyle Long is not afraid of calling out a Twitter troll

SHARE Kyle Long is not afraid of calling out a Twitter troll

Bears right tackle Kyle Long is a vocal player. He’s never afraid to speak up to the media, his team, or even a Twitter troll. After the Bears beat the Packers on Thanksgiving, Long had some fun with a troll.

The Bears had just finished off their surprising win in Green Bay when Long must have been going through his mentions. According to Bleacher Report, a since deleted tweet from @PatKinnane read:

#KyleLong is probably hoping the next #Bears game is on #FOX so his dad and the announcers on FOX can be his cheerleaders.

The reference, of course, is to Long’s Hall of Fame father and Fox Sports studio analyst Howie Long. So in response, the Pro Bowl offensive lineman went for a classing “mom” joke.

Long is one of the more fun professional athletes to follow on Twitter. He regularly responds to both fans and analysts on all sorts of topics, many having absolutely nothing to do with football.

Before Thursday’s game, Long was reportedly also speaking up, but this time to his teammates, telling them to “man up and turn things around.”

The Latest
One protein that always loves a good marinade is chicken breast, which is essentially a blank slate when it comes to cooking.
The Food and Drug Administration said the new regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam or prescription. They’ll be sold online or over-the-counter at pharmacies and other stores.
Browns quarterback refusing to apologize for alleged sexual misconduct is business as usual.
The software flaws could allow attackers to take complete control of these devices, according to the company.