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Via: USA Today
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Whoever handles the Patriots' social media is probably not having a very fun Friday at work - assuming they are still employed.

To celebrate their 1 millionth follower on Thursday, the Patriots asked people to retweet an image of a digital jersey to receive a customized version with their Twitter handle on the back.

The account then tweeted out a thank you to an account with an extremely racist username, complete with an accompanying jersey emblazoned with the slur.
They have since deleted the offensive tweet and apologized for the "filtering" error.

NY Jets wide receiver Eric Decker asked fans to tweet their #jetsdiehardfan stories. What he got was a look inside the minds of exasperated fans of the struggling team. Here are some of the best.

Hat tip to CBS Sports.

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