With the NFL’s free-agency period fast approaching, a look at the most-talked-about and most-trended players this season.
Marshawn Lynch The Seahawks’ reigning MVP is the most talked-about player on Twitter this season with over 2.5 million tweets.
That number jumps to 2.6 million after the team releases its contract details on Thursday.
Adrian Peterson The Minnesota Vikings running back has been the subject of much criticism this season for his treatment of his girlfriend, according to ESPN.
But Peterson has been praised for his work ethic, his focus and his toughness.
Aaron Rodgers Rodgers is still getting better with age, but he’s still a master of the art of the comeback, according the Green Bay Packers quarterback.
J.J. Watt The reigning Defensive Player of the Year was the most talkated on Twitter in the past two weeks, as the Houston Texans linebacker has posted nearly 20,000 tweets since Week 4.
Watt is also on pace to post a record high number of tweets during his prime, according Twitter.
Reggie Bush The Miami Dolphins running back is one of the most popular NFL players on Twitter with more than 4.8 million tweets since his release by the Detroit Lions last month.
The Miami running back ranks sixth on the all-time list for most Twitter followers.
Derek Carr The Oakland Raiders quarterback has been linked to the Indianapolis Colts after he was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence charges last week.
Carr, who was released by the Raiders on Monday, posted more than 6,000 new tweets during the past week.
Matt Ryan The Atlanta Falcons quarterback is among the top 10 most-discussed players on Instagram, according To The Sports Docket.
The Atlanta running back also has more than 3.4 million followers on Instagram.
LeSean McCoy The Philadelphia Eagles running back posted more tweets than any other player during the preseason, according ESPN.
He also ranks among the NFL leaders in tweets per game this season, according Stats.com.
Mike Wallace The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver ranks among Twitter’s top 10 players for Twitter followers, according Sporting News.
Calvin Johnson The Detroit Lions wide receiver posted more Twitter followers than any player during his rookie season in 2015, according Sports Illustrated.
He is the NFL leader in Twitter followers per game and has nearly 2.7 million followers.