NFL News: Ocho Cinco Fined By League For In Game Tweeting

He picked up his first fine 3 weeks before the season starts.

The NFL fined Ochocinco $25,000 for two violations, possessing an electronic device and posting messages on Twitter, during the Cincinnati Bengals’ preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 20.

NFL players are not permitted to post messages on social media websites starting 90 minutes before kickoff and until postgame media obligations are fulfilled.

Ochocinco posted two messages — one at 6:50 p.m. ET and another at 9:53 p.m. ET. The game kicked off at 8:07 p.m. ET.


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