Jeremy Maclin Uses Twitter to Score The Eagles Some Free…

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Two things I love (to blog about): media fights and athletes displaying Twitter entitlement.

Continuing in a long line (read: now two) of local athletes asking for things on Twitter, Jeremy Maclin used his social standing to score a few freebies.

In September, Mike Stutes took to the Tweets to land himself a free Range Rover. As you know, they don’t just give those things away, but the folks at Land Rover Main Line were happy to help, and we chronicled the encounter. Maclin, understanding the power of the pseudo-celeb Twitter account, wanted to get in on the action. So what did he request: A car? A Home? Ice? Tickets? Sex?!?

Nope– doughnuts. He requested doughnuts.

Let’s break it down:

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Translation: I’m hungry and want to feed a bunch of equally famished athletes. Surely I don’t have to pay for this.


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Translation: Here, let me Google that for you.

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Translation: There’s a break in my logic. There’s a KK near me, but for some reason I am now doubting your willingness to assist. I play football.

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Translation: J-Mac, the markup on these things is INSANE. We could give you, the team, Andy and Reuben Frank (their own box), the Occupy NovaCare guys, Chris Christie, and El Wingador a total of 70 boxes and still churn a profit for the day. Happy to help, maybe a blogger will pick up this– looking at you, CB.

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Translation: Hmm. Nm. Gettn’ my grind on tomorrow. How about Wednesday? We have a long flight that day.


A day goes by…


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Translation: Oh, yeah, yeah yeah.. I forgot. Hook your boy up.


7 AM this morning…

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Translation: If Jim gives you ANY guff, you tell him you spoke to me, the Twitter guy. And hey, before you go, will you sign stuff for us to give away? We did just give you free doughnuts…


90 minutes later…

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Transaction complete. Going to be a happy flight for the Eagles.


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19 Responses

  1. How much you wanna bet Maclin was too high and that’s why he forgot to get in contact with KK yesterday?

  2. All yall retarts need to understand the fatman big red ain’t going anywhere,unless he steps down and goes to the fo everybody in the fo is going to give em least one more season cause,they already keep using the short offseason excuse

  3. Where’s your coverage of the Syracuse (and ESPN) scandal? Or you don’t hate them like you hate Penn State?

  4. I like to think that if I’m ever in a position where I have 10 million in guaranteed money I’ll have the self awareness to know that grovelling in public over $100 worth of doughnuts is just sad.

  5. And he makes how much money???
    Absolutely ridiculous.
    Just for this I’m not going to buy donuts at KK in collingswood…I’ll walk across the street to the REAL bakery.

  6. Gibs me dat fuhree dohnutz yo.
    I’ve never seen a Philly team I disike more than this season’s Eagles.

  7. This makes me LOL, Maclin was def baked. Yo macline cant catch the ball on 4th down but he will catch every free doughnut thrown his way.

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