Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesRoddy White is paying up -- and then some -- on his Duke-Mercer Twitter "bet."
The Roddy White/Duke-Mercer Twitter saga finally has been resolved. As hashed out on the social media site and later confirmed by a team official, the Atlanta Falcons receiver will give fan Dylan Hoyt a hefty payout after Mercer beat Duke in the NCAA tournament last week. (White initially said he would give Hoyt tickets to one game, despite offering season tickets on Twitter if the Bears beat the Blue Devils.)
@roddywhiteTV that'd be awesome brother and more than I could ask for! But hey seriously what happened to ya team? Lol #GoMercer
Calvin Johnson set the single-season receiving yards record in 2012, while also leading the league in receptions, yards per game and first downs. But he's far from the only elite receiver out there. Ten players had 1,350 receiving yards or more. Nine wideouts hauled in double-digit touchdowns. How do they stack up against each other as the 2013 season nears? Click the images below to set your rankings!
Calvin Johnson set the single-season receiving yards record in 2012, while also leading the league in receptions, yards per game and first downs. Wes Welker was tops for most yards after the catch, whereas Vincent Jackson took the crown in average yards per catch. ESPN NFL analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter named Johnson as the league's best wide receiver, but do you agree? Click the images below to set your rankings!