Last night’s first-of-its-kind NFL Draft was full of hilarious shenanigans on a meme-able night where lifelong dreams were achieved, losing franchises improved their rosters and social media rejoiced over the first pro sports-related activity in monthssss.
Unlike previous drafts held in packed venues with excited crowds, this live-streamed spectacle focused on quarantined players being drafted by quarantined team execs in a totally surreal experience that fueled endless jokes, plot twists, viral moments, real-time memes, classic clips and pre-‘rona nostalgia while serving as a preview for the new normal.
Peep the funniest tweets from the 2020 NFL Draft from home on the flip.
“Excellent recovery by CeeDee Lamb. This is a Pro Bowl move.” – definitely a future Hall of Famer
“I have moved Isaiah Wilson’s mom to the best pick of the draft tonight. Get on up out of here” – that Black mama strength ain’t no joke
“She held that hug too long, his mom was like” – now we see where he got his elite blocking talent from
“Which black mama are you?????” – it’s almost impossible to pick between two living legends
“..congrats on being drafted… your Lil’ GF look cute btw… wish it could’ve been me. Oh well. Proud of you” – you know these texts were extra EXTRA since everyone’s stuck at home
“The black mamas during this year’s draft” – they lowkey stole the show
We’re not sure if Joe Burrow’s mother looking like Carole Baskins means he’s going to be ELITE or a BUST in the league
“YOU MAY NOT BRING YOUR WHITE WIFE.” – Black mama’s are undefeated. Always and forever
“His mother used to trade oral sex for vials of crack rock and food stamps to pay for groceries for him and his younger brother to eat. What a special day for him” – these draft day stories are so stressssssful
“Look at all these black girlfriends, y’all learning!!” – you know what we call this? GROWTH
“”That WR had a 40 inch vertical at the combine, which matches the number of feet his father was thrown out of a window when he was caught *looks at paper* running from the plug on the WR’s 4th birthday.” – the stories get more depressing by the year
“Even the dogs are mad at that pick.” – you know it’s bad when you disappoint your dog
“I have that same ikea table” – everyone, at some point, had that Ikea table
“In honor of the NFL Draft, may we never forget the night Russell Wilson’s ex-girlfriend thought she was set for life.” – everyone asks for Ciara’s life-changing prayer but Russ had one to