When Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco abruptly signed off Twitter on September 4, most folks thought that it was another one of his stunts.
After all, he’s the same guy who has legally changed his name to the Spanish equivalent of his jersey numerals, so that he could wear “Ochocinco” on his back without being fined cinco grando.
According to the Associated Press, Ochocinco says he plans to return, in some form, to Twitter soon.
“The Twitter world, they don’t need a signal,” Ochocinco said Wednesday. “They’ll know. It’s the quiet before the storm. Just watch.”
The league recently promulgated a rule against social media site use from 90 minutes before kickoff of a game until after the post-game media access. But Chad thinks he had found a way around the rules.
“I’ve been really, really quiet, and there’s a
storm coming Sunday,” Ochocinco said. “That’s one of the things that I do when
I’m back: I have something. I keep you on the edge of your seat.
I would like to apologize to you guys early. I understand. I read all
the fine print in the letters you sent, but I did find loopholes. I
Chad might think it’s a valid loophole, but the league likely will disagree with his interpretation.