TWITTER NAME: @SageRosenfels18 TWEET: Time for practice. #Favreweekend #practice? #whywasiinvited BEATON SAYS: Rosenfels is one of many, many QBs who had their NFL dreams essentially dashed by Brett Favre's consecutive-starts streak, back in 2009 with the Vikings. He sent this from the Brett Favre Legends Game charity event.
Courtesy: Sage Rosenfels via TwitterCourtesy: Sage Rosenfels via Twitter
Matt Birk, former Vikings center
TWITTER NAME: @BirkMatt TWEET: Great to meet one of your heroes. Glad to make a dream come true for @Favre4Official BEATON SAYS: You can bet plenty of zingers like this were flying at the Legends Game in Madison, Wis., last Sunday.
Courtesy: Matt Birk via TwitterCourtesy: Matt Birk via Twitter
Karlito Towns, de facto Wolves mascot
TWITTER NAME: @karlito_towns TWEET: No days off! BEATON SAYS: He's small, but he's tenacious.
Courtesy: Karlito Towns via InstagramCourtesy: Karlito Towns via Instagram
Nino Niederreiter, Wild right wing
TWITTER NAME: @thelnino22 TWEET: very happy and thankful that i have a chance to be on the swiss cover of #NHL16 @EASPORTSNHL BEATON SAYS: Is that game cool? I quit playing hockey video games after NHL '94 for Sega Genesis. . .
Courtesy: Nino Niederreiter via TwitterCourtesy: Nino Niederreiter via Twitter
Torii Hunter, Twins outfielder
TWITTER NAME: @toriihunter48 TWEET: I would like to thank my teammates for my Bday gifts! #diapers #wheelchairwithantilockbrakes BEATON SAYS: I suppose giving someone adult diapers COULD be considered funny. It just "Depends" on your sense of humor, I guess. . .
Courtesy: Torii Hunter via TwitterCourtesy: Torii Hunter via Twitter
TC Bear, Twins mascot
TWITTER NAME: @TC_00 TWEET: Not my ideal choice of meals, but hey, when you are hungry... RT: @GMA Bear sleeps off food coma after eating 20-pound bag of dog food. BEATON SAYS: This was a viral story that MUST be shared with your co-workers, people.
Courtesy: Good Morning America via TwitterCourtesy: Good Morning America via Twitter
Goldy, Gophers mascot
TWITTER NAME: @GoldytheGopher TWEET: .@ViktorTheViking How does USB Stadium plug into my computer? BEATON SAYS: What can I say? I'm a sucker for mascot jokes. And this zinger, regarding the name of the Vikings' new stadium, qualifies. (Albeit barely.)
Courtesy: Goldy the Gopher via TwitterCourtesy: Goldy the Gopher via Twitter
Xavier Rhodes, Vikings CB
TWITTER NAME: @XavierRhodes29_ TWEET: Training camp is coming soon. Mean football season is too. Who's ready for the vikes to take the field?. . . BEATON SAYS: Rhodes sounds awfully chipper for a man about to endure two-a-day practices. Maybe that's a positive omen for the Vikings' upcoming season.
Courtesy: Xavier Rhodes via InstagramCourtesy: Xavier Rhodes via Instagram
Official Wild twitter page
TWITTER NAME: @mnwild TWEET: Let's Play Hockey! #mnwild BEATON SAYS: Those skaters are awfully stiff in their movement. (Sorry, I just couldn't "Lego" of that joke . . .)
Courtesy: Minnesota Wild via TwitterCourtesy: Minnesota Wild via Twitter
Jerick McKinnon, Vikings running back
TWITTER NAME: @JetMckinnon TWEET: All I know is if drake don't write his lyrics I need to find out who is so I can launch my rap career BEATON SAYS: If you want street cred, Jerick, you might want to emulate some other rapper -- you know, like one who didn't start his entertainment career as an actor on DEGRASSI HIGH.