Washington Redskins bench warmer extraordinaire Robert Henson had one of the bigger Twitter fails in pro-athlete tweeting on Sunday after the Skins 9-7 win over the lowly St. Louis Rams. Many Redskins fans during the second half booed presumably over the play calling of head coach Jim Zorn.
Henson, who has yet to ever play a down in the NFL, took to tweeting his frustrations after the game, and in the process called Redskins fans “dim wits” and made fun of them for working at “Mcdonalds.”
All you fake half hearted Skins fan can . . . I won’t go there, but I dislike you very strongly, don’t come to Fed Ex to boo dim wits!!
No I didn’t play but I still made more than you in a year and you’d (gladly) switch spots with me in a second. …
I was talking to the fans (who) said the crazy stuff, I’m use (to heckling) but I’ve never been booed in my own stadium.
Again, that was for the half hearted but if everyone wants to jump in, come on. The question is who are you to say you know what’s best for the team, and you work 9 to 5 at Mcdonalds [sic].
Henson humbly described himself in his Twitter bio as “one of the top performers” from Texas Christian.
I am a husband,father, and football player to sum it all up. I just finished college at Texas Christian University where I was one of the top performers.
I say 6th round draft picks who have yet to play a single minute in the NFL should quit pretending to be a somebody in the league before they are quickly 86′ed out of the league. It is one thing for Terrell Owens or Chad Ochocinco to rant on Twitter, but Henson is a nobody and if anything put his current job in jeopardy with his loose fingers.
Some of the funnier Twitter responses to @RedskinsLB51 (Henson) on Twitter:
The whole incident reminds me of Mark Cuban making a similar remark about those that work at Dairy Queen. The big difference being that Cuban has billions in the bank and he made it right by actually going to work at DQ one day for charity.
In the wake of Henson’s ‘Tweet-Gate’ he has deleted his account and apologized to the fans on his Facebook page and through the big boy media.
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