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Ochocinco Says He’s Suing the League for Chinstrap Fine

To the surprise of no one Chad Ochocinco is not happy again. The social networker that he is, Chad is using his popular Twitter account to tell people his displeasure with the league.

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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5 Responses to “Ochocinco Says He’s Suing the League for Chinstrap Fine”

  1. Ryan says:

    how naive does one have to be to think Chad was serious? he said it on twitter… get a grip…I mean seriously…

  2. "Ocho Nut Job" says:

    Chad Johnson is good player that has gone koo koo. Just goes to show that Fame and Money and a Brain that can’t handle it is a cryin’ shame!

    “former” Chad fan.

  3. christine says:

    this guy is such a douchebag..grow up already. your getting paid millions & millions of dollars..just shut your mouth & show some class. really though?

  4. Patrick says:

    Ochocinco, you rock. You keep me entertained on and off the field. Keep up the good work.

  5. april says:

    child pleeze!!!

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