Found August 29, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Getty San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs told Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com that after he went on Twitter and told all of his followers that he was fine after injuring his knee a couple of weeks ago, he received plenty of support as well as hate. He even retweeted some of the hateful messages and explained why. “Everybody thinks this life is all easy and you got to deal with nothing,” Jacobs told Maiocco. “I like for people to see what else is out there, what else we deal with as NFL players. Let them see what it is that we go through. “One person said, ‘I hope you die a horrible death.’ I tweeted him back saying, ‘I’m sure my wife and my kids appreciate that. Have a good day.’ It’s stuff like that, it’s uncalled for. There are some real dumb, stupid people out there.” Jacobs really enjoys connecting with his fans. “There’s no point having it if you’re not going to connect with people,” Jacobs said. “Twitter is a good way to communicate with your fans i
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