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Jason Babin: Philadelphia Eagles fans say 'vile things'

You might want to sit down for this one. Your faith in humanity might never be the same.

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Hard to believe, I know. That's just so unlike them.

Defensive end Jason Babin recently took to Twitter to confront fans. He defended those actions Thursday.

"Some of the most vile things I've ever heard," Babin told The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Talking about people's wives and kids and chanting them. I just thought there's no place for that in the NFL.

"It was upsetting that a few bad apples were chanting that kind of stuff. I don't even want to repeat what I heard, it was that bad. And I've got a pretty high threshold for adult jokes."

This is what Babin posted over two tweets:

"LOYALTY: loy·al·ty: noun, plural loy·al·ties: The state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations ... There are 17 teams with the same record or worse than us. Thanks for being loyal fans.......We'll get it right."

It's hard in those Philadelphia streets these days. The defensive coordinator was fired. Coach Andy Reid is on the hot seat. Some want rookie Nick Foles to replace starter Michael Vick at quarterback.

Honestly, at least those so-called fans haven't started to throw things.

Follow Kareem Copeland on Twitter @kareemcopeland.

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