Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 1/23/13
In the wake of the Manti Te’o catfish story, there are a lot of stories now coming out at an alarming rate about other athletes almost being duped. Jeff Darlington of NFL.com is reporting that several Washington Redskins players were almost duped by a female with a fake online identity who was trying to contact the players. Darlington reports that Redskins director of player personnel Philip Daniel’s put up a sign or memo in early December telling his players to avoid @RedRidnH00d on twitter. The players were given the direct order to stay away from her at all cost. “Once we found out the person wasn’t real, we went from there,” Daniels told NFL.com when contacted about the situation late last week. So basically around the same time Manti Te’o was in the cusp of his catfish ordeal, at least four Redskins players were headed for the same fate. NFL security reportedly did a thorough investigation into the identity of one  fake female named Sidney Ackerman, who used the pictures of po...
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