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Fantasy Dumbasses

from CBS Detroit

Crazed Fantasy Football Fans Threaten Violence, ‘Four Bullets For Each Of You Bit****’

By Ashley Dunkak / @AshleyDunkak

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions drops a pass during the first quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

ALLEN PARK (CBS DETROIT) – Ever get death threats over a bad day at the office? Thanks to Twitter, it happens to NFL players on a regular basis.

But it’s not just their play on the field that makes fans fly over the edge — overwhelmingly, the nastiest comments come from how that play affects fans’ fantasy football leagues.

Some tweets go beyond wishing harm on players to actually threatening violence. The following tweet targeted superstar Calvin Johnson and quarterback Matthew Stafford.

I lost my fantasy playoff game by four damn points. That’s four bullets for each of you bitches @Bigplaycj @Staff_9—
Joséf Ronaldo (@RoiJosef) December 17, 2013

Back in October, New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs received several menacing messages on Twitter, and the content concerned him enough to contact NFL security.

Jacobs exposed the fan for terrible remarks that included, “ON LIFE BRANDON IF YOU DON’T RUSH FOR 50 YARDS AND TWO TOUCHDOWNS TONIGHT ITS OVER FOR YOU AND YO FAMILY N—–.”

That tweet was followed by one that said, “FULFILL MY ORDERS STATED IN THE PREVIOUS TWEET OR THATS YO LIFE BRUH AND IM NOT PLAYING.”

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Posted on December 20, 2013 by Editor

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