Bengals Ochocinco Tweeting Displeasure About Latest NFL Fine

Chad Ochocinco is not happy again. And he’s using his Twitter account to tell people about it. The Bengals wide receiver is saying that he’ll sue the NFL for being fined $5,000 for wearing an orange chinstrap in a preseason game. One tweet pointed out “Im sueing the NFL, I am color blind so this fine is discriminating because I’m disabled in a way, this is a sad day for me:(”

Ochocinco also put a photo of the letter he received from the NFL outlining the uniform rules infraction: “Specifically, you wore an orange chinstrap.” His online rant began about 12:30 p.m. Saturday with: “WTF I got a damn fine already, it’s the damn preseason, this is some bull***!!!!”

He continued later with a post on ESPN reporter Chris Mortenson’s Twitter feed: “mort this is … ridiculous, I am typing a letter back to the league office as we speak, I’m fining they a$$ back!!!! :(”

The rule that Chad broke is Rule 5, Section 4, Article 3(a) which specifies that all players must wear, among other things, a “Helmet with chin strap (white only) fastened and face mask attached.”

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One Response to “Bengals Ochocinco Tweeting Displeasure About Latest NFL Fine”

  1. Paris says:

    you know for the longest time, i was with the rest of the world, and i grew tired of chad’s almost daily antics. but i do now believe that the NFL has indeed gone too far. Fining the man, for wearing an orange chinstrap during the preseason isnt hurting anyone. For the first, and possibly last time, I am behind you ochocinco… <3