Well if you didn’t know or see, Chad Ochocinco got his jock rocked last weekend in New England’s preseason game against the Bucs.
Unlike a large number of NFL receivers, he didn’t get up motioning to the refs to throw a flag. He just got up, adjusted his helmet, and walked back to the huddle. After the game (knowing the state of the NFL), he offered to reimburse Foster if he was fined.
Sure enough, Mason Foster was fined $20,000 by the NFL. In regards to this, Chad had this to tweet:
“ochocinco: @nflcommish Dad no disrespect but I don’t agree with @mason_foster fine n I’ll be reimbursing him personally.Please feel free to contact me”
Personally, I chuckle at the fact that he refers to Roger Goodell as Dad, which is probably the most polite moniker he’s been given (re: James Harrison). Though many may dislike Ochocinco and his antics, how can you not salute him for this? He obviously shares the same perspective towards the game that the fans do and to me, he deserves a round of applause. Maybe this will start a trend amongst other NFL players which could turn football back into a man’s game.