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SSN Twitterbag: Antoine Winfield’s future, Mariner busts, the limit on what we’ll let fall in our beer, and more

winfieldIt’s like a mailbag, but with Twitter. Because outside of work, no one sends emails anymore. To participate in future Twitterbags, look for the #SSNTwitterbag hashtag and follow along, @alexSSN.

Will Antoine Winfield sign [with the Seahawks]? -via @caseyc8

Winfield, a 35-year-old free agent cornerback just released by Minnesota, is one of the premier players at his position, even at this late stage in his career. A former All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl honoree, Winfield reportedly worked out with the Seahawks just a few days ago.

To atone for my relative ignorance on Winfield’s contractual prospects, I went to one of the brightest football minds I know for some help. My buddy Curtis Crabtree (speaking of Twitter, follow him @Curtis_Crabtree) — who covers the Seahawks for Sports Radio KJR, as well as the west coast for ProFootballTalk — was able to provide some insight for us on the situation:

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Twitterbag: Big League Chew, Failed Gender Tests, and A Whole Sack Full of Your Twitter Suggestions

I often lack for creativity. I’ll admit that. Sometimes it’s not easy to come up with interesting things to write about. I don’t always keep up with what the masses are into. Most of the music I listen to is from the ’90s. My favorite TV show is Saved By the Bell. I wear bright neon clothing. I’m out of touch, people! It’s a sad reality.

That’s where you come in. My readers, you are my lifeblood. Without you, I am nothing. So when I put out the A.P.B. on Twitter, soliciting advice on article topics, you came through remarkably. And what did I do with your suggestions? I compiled six of them right here in the ensuing paragraphs. You gave me fuel, I did my best to light the match and set this bitch on fire.

Below are the topics that made the cut. Each contributing Twitter follower who aided in the effort is credited alongside his or her topic. We gave this a try and it worked to perfection. We’ll do this again soon. For now, here’s our inaugural voyage.

Topic No. 1: Big League Chew and why it happens to be awesome (via @bnnace)

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