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Social media reacts to Jaguars cutting Foley Fatukasi on his birthday

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By: Adam Stites

At 11:19 a.m. ET on Monday, the official Twitter account of the Jacksonville Jaguars wished a happy birthday to defensive lineman Folorunso “Foley” Fatukasi.

At 1:43 p.m., ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler broke the news that the Jaguars are releasing Fatukasi to clear some cap space.

The awkward timing isn’t really anyone’s fault. The Jaguars’ social media team isn’t privy to the moves general manager Trent Baalke is going to make or when he’s planning on making them. And Baalke definitely isn’t refreshing social media to find the most pain-free time to announce news.

Still, the brutal birthday present for Fatukasi didn’t go unnoticed by the Internet. Here’s a sampling of the reaction to the snafu:

Originally posted on Jaguars Wire