Cryptic tweets like Davante Adams’ one about maybe Aaron Rodgers are the best

This is the Morning Win, by Andy Nesbitt.

Twitter, if you’ve ever been on that site, can be a really terrible place filled with really terrible people who have really terrible things to say to strangers while hiding behind some fake name and fake profile photo.

But sometimes (although very rarely) it can be a fun place, too. The funnest of those times, for me, at least, is when a professional athlete goes on there and posts what we all love to call a “cryptic tweet.” I mean, that phrase alone just sounds like something that would be a good time.

The latest example of that came on Monday when Packers star wide receiver Davante Adams tweeted: “Gotta appreciate what u got while ya got it!”

Those nine words sent the internet into a tizzy as everyone wondered if this meant that Aaron Rodgers will in fact be leaving the Packers because of some issues between the two sides.

And that’s what makes these tweets so fun. Adams could have been thinking about anything or anyone when he posted that. People post random thoughts on Twitter all the time, often without thinking about how those thoughts would or could be taken by the thousands of strangers who follow them.

Adams then took his cryptic tweet to a new level when he shared a picture on Instagram of a goat standing on the side of a mountain. That’s some masterclass social media trolling right there. Does the goat on the side of the mountain represent Rodgers and does that mean since he’s all alone that he’ll be leaving the Packers????

In reality, the tweet and the Instagram post really don’t have any meaning behind them. Adams likely doesn’t know what’s in store for Rodgers (who had a lot of fun at the Kentucky Derby) and his future with the team, though I’m guessing the wide receiver really hopes his QB sticks around because the two have become one of the most dangerous combos in football.

We’ve seen a lot of cryptic tweets in sports lately and I hope we keep seeing more, because the madness some random messages can produce is incredible.

A few months ago JJ Watt had a bunch of cryptic tweets, including one about biology, that had fans guessing which team he was going to end

Earlier this season Sixers guard Ben Simmons had a cryptic tweet that consisted of just an emoji with James Harden trade news swirling around. Those “emoji only” cryptic tweets, by the way, are the best cryptic tweets because they lead to tons of grown adults trying to breaks down what an angry face emoji might mean. It’s just silly and fun.

Tom Brady had a cryptic tweet last year that had everyone wondering about his future in the NFL, though his turned out to be about some lame Super Bowl ad. But still, for those few hours after he posted it, the internet was on absolute fire.

Sports and the things going on within sports can often be taken way too seriously with people sticking to the corporate lines and not saying or doing anything interesting. These cryptic tweets are the opposite of that and add just a silly element to situations that could use a little lightness.

I hope more and more athletes see how fun these cryptic tweets can be and get to posting more of them. It doesn’t have to be very thoughtful, either – just pick an emoji or some generic inspirational phase that someone would post on Instagram and let it fly.

Because we would all appreciate what ya got.

Quick hits: NFL draft grades… New episode of Special Delivery… Tom Wilson does something awful again… And more.

– Steven Ruiz and Charles McDonald have draft grades for all 32 NFL teams.

– Mike Sykes is back with a new episode of “Special Delivery,” which is the best sneaker show on the internet.

– Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson did something awful again Monday night and will likely be suspended.

– Rich Eisen ran a special 40-yard dash and raised over $1.7 million for St. Jude Hospital.

– A ridiculous Starbucks order went viral on Monday and lots of people shared other awful Starbucks orders.

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