Falcons Use Madden 17 To Get Around NFL Social Media Policy

Ryan Phillips

The NFL has prohibited teams from using GIFs or videos from games on social media. That has created a problem for franchises wanting to keep fans plugged in every week on Twitter, so some have figured out creative workarounds. The Atlanta Falcons are the latest innovator, as on Sunday they used Madden 17 to show off a great catch by Julio Jones.

Hey, you gotta do what you gotta do. I’d like to see more teams do this. Bravo Falcons.