The Cardinals beat the 49ers today at University of Phoenix Stadium. What were the best twitter reactions?
Let’s take a look:
Before the game, the 49ers joined the rest of the NFL in making a show of unity:
#Niners players half kneeling, half standing for #NationalAnthem pic.twitter.com/xu4suR0sqs— Mark McClune (@MarkMcClune) October 1, 2017
Palmer was under duress but also had his share of mistakes as well:
50% of the time, I love Carson Palmer as our QB— British (1-2)Gang (@BritishBirdgang) October 1, 2017
50% of the time, I hate Carson Palmer as our QB.#SFvsAZ #BeRedSeeRed
Carson Palmer right now..... pic.twitter.com/NcgNpJoPgB— Cameron Cox (@CamCox12) October 1, 2017
In fact, the game’s sluggishness allowed for some breaks from the action to notice some unique and interesting facts from the national media (who apparently were a bit late to the party on AZ’s unique wide receiver jerseys):
Something that no one will care about but I just realized, the Cardinals top four WRs jerseys go:— Matt Harmon (@MattHarmon_BYB) October 1, 2017
But quickly went back to the slugfest the game turned out to be:
This Cardinals-49ers game is like watching two guys at the old person's home slowly trade blows with their canes.— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) October 1, 2017
Niners vs. Cards aka who can be more allergic to the end zone— ™ (@Tmoser5) October 1, 2017
#Cardinals are a bad football team. I almost feel bad for Bruce Arians.— Aaron Leming (@AaronLemingNFL) October 1, 2017
And perhaps the tweet that summed it up more than any other...
Niners-Cardinals is a gunfight except everyone’s just throwing their gun at someone trying to hit them in the neck really hard.— Ryan Nanni (@celebrityhottub) October 1, 2017
After the Niners kicked a field goal in overtime, John Brown nearly sealed the victory with a toe-tap that JUST missed.
Idc that they called this incomplete. This is a catch and should have ended the game. My Lord John Brown.. pic.twitter.com/9vAYwuDHAF— Damon Kecman (@DownWithDamon) October 1, 2017
But in the end, Larry Fitzgerald was the hero, scoring the only touchdown of the game, continuing his streak of dominating the 49ers.
The #49ers lose a heartbreaker. That guy again...Larry Fitzgerald with his 17th career touchdown catch against the 49ers.— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoNBCS) October 1, 2017
larry fitzgerald is the greatest receiver of all time don’t @ me— refs better wake up (@Az_Birdgang) October 1, 2017
Just put Larry Fitzgerald in the Hall of Fame right now.— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) October 1, 2017
We couldn’t agree more.
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