Ocho Cinco: NFL Can't Stop Me Tweeting

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 10, 2009 2:38 AM CDT
Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Ocho Cinco catches his 600th career pass in the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles last year.   (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)
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(Newser) – A defiant Chad Ocho Cinco has vowed to do an end-run around NFL regulations and go ahead with plans to give fans in-game Twitter updates, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. "Damn NFL and these rules. I am going by my own set of rules," the Bengals receiver tweeted after learning that NFL regulations prohibit the use of electronic devices in the bench zone during games.  "I ain’t hurting nobody or getting in trouble, I am putting my foot down!!”