Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/18/14

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Casey McCoy, the brother of Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, got all fired up on Twitter and ended up ripping the Browns after he thought they had traded Colt to the Eagles after reading some tweets from a fake ESPN Twitter account.

Casey tweeted, “Good luck Brandon! Fan of you, but my brother’s pulling the lucky straw on this one! Cleveland is only going downhill!”

That is… If these rumors are true!

— Case McCoy (@CaseMcCoy6) June 16, 2012

Casey then realized the rumors were in fact false and took the time to apologize on Twitter for what he said.

Fake ESPN accounts are nuts… Got me fired up over nothing! Still kinda meant what I said :/

— Case McCoy (@CaseMcCoy6) June 16, 2012

Want to apologize for my tweet last night. It was definitely uncalled for and not at all what i stand for! Blood just runs deeper than sport

— Case McCoy (@CaseMcCoy6) June 16, 2012

colors. I’m thankful to be playing the sport I love. But with that comes responsibility and I didn’t handle that well last night.

— Case McCoy (@CaseMcCoy6) June 16, 2012

Can’t blame Casey for reacting the way he did, I would’ve likely done the same thing if it was my brother. But then again he can’t forget that as the quarterback of University of Texas and the fact that his brother plays for an NFL franchise, people are watching everything he does.

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