Twitter reacts to Patrick Peterson's deal

July, 30, 2014
7/30/14
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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Tuesday night on Twitter was calm and quiet until cornerback Patrick Peterson dropped the bomb: he announced a five-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals worth $70 million including $48 million guaranteed. Then Twitter exploded.

Here's the tweet that started it all:


Then came this:

Then came the congratulatory remarks from his teammates, new and old:

But about 2.5 hours before Peterson announced the extension, one of his closest friends and teammates, Tyrann Mathieu, let this little hint go on Twitter:

Joe Haden congratulated Peterson:

Still awaiting on Richard Sherman to tweet something himself, though he did retweet this:  

Josh Weinfuss

ESPN Arizona Cardinals reporter

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