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Surprising Twitter violator could face big fine

Posted on: December 2, 2010 12:22 pm
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Posted by Andy Benoit
M. Oher (US Presswire)
All season long we’ve been wondering if an NFL player will get fined for tweeting DURING a game. Chad Ochocinco was fined for in-game tweeting, but it was during a preseason game. A few players – Terrell Owens and Darnell Dockett most notably – have been fined for violating the league’s rule against tweeting within 90 minutes of kickoff, but neither tweeted while their game was actually going on.

Well, Week 13 brought us our first regular season in-game tweet. And you’ll never believe who it was from (or maybe you will since his picture is included in this post): Michael Oher. The Ravens left tackle sent a tweet during Baltimore’s win over Tampa Bay saying that he would play next week against the Steelers despite a knee injury. (Oher later deleted the tweet…but not because he changed his mind about playing this Sunday.)

“I didn’t realize it at the time,” Oher said of the NFL’s policy, according to the Baltimore Sun. “I was just letting mainly my family and friends know that I was OK. Letting them know that I was OK was way more important than getting a fine.”

Oher might not realize that his fine could be in the $25,000 range. That’s what Ochocinco was docked for his preseason tweet. Talk about costly; for the price of that tweet, Oher could have ripped off an opponent’s helmet and landed at least three punches to the face.
 
There is a caveat with Oher’s tweet, though: it came after he injured his knee and left the game (that’s what inspired him to communicate with friends and family in the first place). So we still haven’t technically had a player tweeting while he’s in the middle of playing.

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