- The NFL social media team compared players to their Stranger Things doppelgangers on Twitter
- The fan reaction to the thread is hysterical
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The NFL social media team hit one out of the park this week with a hilarious thread comparing star players to their Stranger Things doppelgangers.
The highly popular Netflix series recently released its much anticipated fourth season, which has been in the works for quite some time due to COVID holdups. It’s now available to stream.
Early reviews of the latest release are wildly positive with some fans calling it the best since the show’s inaugural season. I guess it was worth the wait.
After giving viewers some time to tune in to the show, the NFL decided to capitalize on the popularity in a hilarious Twitter thread.
NFL social media team compares star players to their ‘Stranger Things’ doppelgangers
The NFL media team compared some of the league’s top performers to Stranger Things characters. And some of the comparisons are downright hilarious.
Stars involved include Tom Brady, Derek Carr, Justin Herbert, Joe Burrow, and Aaron Rodgers. Check them out below.
These are absolutely spot on.
The reaction on social media was equally as entertaining.
Fans respond to ‘Stranger Things’ thread
Fans around the NFL were quick to respond to the hilarious thread, posting their own reactions in the comments section. Many posted their own renditions of NFL doppelgangers.
Trevor Lawrence, Pete Carroll, and Mike Golic made appearances for their similarities to the show’s characters.
We had to shout out Sean Astin, too, who actually played a part in the series. He’s also the actor who played the role of Rudy, forever remembered in Notre Dame folklore.
Great work by the NFL.