When Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco did it before the start of the regular season, we knew it wouldn’t last.
Now that Packers linebacker Nick Barnett is bailing on Twitter until the 2010 offseason, we have a feeling it will stick.
In announcing to his 17,000-plus followers that he’s signing off for now, Barnett acknowledges that: (1) he’s emotional; and (2) he often forgets that “everything is public” on Twitter.
The move comes a day after he very publicly invited all who booed him for celebrating a tackle during Sunday’s 31-24 loss to the Bengals to “KISS MY ASS.”
Barnett also says that he made the decision without talking to anyone from the Packers.
We have a feeling he won’t be the last one to pull the plug on his Twitter page, during the season if not permanently.