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NFL, Union Officials Exchange Biting Comments Via Twitter
Published March 11, 2011
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Chiming in, Texans OT and player rep Eric Winston directed a Tweet at Aiello: “Where can the fans buy your jersey next year? You are becoming a star!” Several NFL observers chimed in as well. ESPN's Adam Schefter on Twitter wrote, "During last labor showdown in 2006, NFL's @gregaiello and NFLPA's @GeorgeAtallah weren't on Twitter. Times, tones, timelines are different." 16W Marketing co-Founder Frank Vuono: "Isn't this special? Biggest sports negotiation ever being fought on something called 'twitter.'" The N.Y. Times' Judy Battista added, "The media blackout seems to be going well” (THE DAILY).