Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 2/23/13

MIAMI - 2009: Jeff Ireland of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida. (Photo by NFL Photos)
BY NICK ST. DENISMiami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland uses the term "twitterer." So there's that.When speaking to the media Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Ireland talked about what role, if any, Twitter plays when scouting talent. (photo: Chris J. Nelson, Wikimedia)"...I’m not very good at it but I know I have guys on my staff that are very good at it and they follow it and they look at it," Ireland said, via the team's media site. "I don’t know how much of the evaluation process that it’s taking in. Again it’s more information in what (the players are) saying and maybe there’s a sense of maturity that goes along with being a heavy twitterer, is that right language, heavy twitterer."My guys on my staff are very good at it. They follow a lot of college athletes and I think it’s going to be a little bit bigger process as we move forward.”Ireland said that the emphasis on monitoring social media has grown with social media itself over the last two years. ...
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