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Watch Your Tweets: Washington football team coach Jay Gruden reads players’ tweets in team meetings just to let players know that he is watching. Ruling by fear, always an effective leadership style. -3

Holy Poop: The NoMa Harris Teeter was shut down today because a live mouse and subsequent rodent poop was found in food-prep areas. -2

Ice Cold: Much of the D.C.-area will be “flirting” with freezing temperatures overnight. -2

The Shorter Ride Home: Metro made changes to some bus routes in the hopes of reducing crowds and shortening wait times. +2

Friday’s Needle rating: 72 Today’s score: -5  Today’s Needle rating: 67