Chad Ocho Cinco has been fined $25,000 for giving fans 140-character updates during preseason games last Friday. The Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver sent his 1.1 million Twitter followers two messages during his team's 22-9 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. The league fined him for possession of an electronic device and posting messages on a social media site during a game, the Telegraph reports.
The player later apologized to NFL bosses—on Twitter. "Dear NFL: I apologize for tweeting during the game but that was 2 months of my Bugatti payments you just took from me, I won't do it again," he wrote.