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Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall trolls Bears fans on Twitter

Same name, different player.

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Man, this feels like déjà vu.

What's it like to share the same name as one of the most popular wide receivers in the NFL? Ask Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, who is mistaken for the Bears receiver on a daily basis.

Brad Biggs reported in a Chicago Tribune story on Thursday that the Bears are exploring trade options for Marshall. Bears fans — and other fans hoping their favorite team will go after Marshall — took to Twitter to discuss the report.

Somehow, hundreds of them missed the "54" in the linebacker's Twitter handle (the other Marshall wears No. 15).

It's amazing how many tweeters have mistaken the two Marshalls. A quick look at the linebacker's profile shows two Broncos logos and a "BroncosUp" hashtag.


Marshall took advantage of the mix up and trolled Bears fans:

Bears fans may be having trouble finding the other Marshall because his name is "Machine Marshall" on Twitter. When fans search for "Brandon Marshall," Denver's linebacker is the first profile to pop up.

Denver's Marshall is an exclusive rights free agent and is expected to return in 2015 after recording 113 tackles last season.