When the NFL suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Donte' Stallworth yesterday for the full 2009 season, he issued an official statement with all the right sentiments about the drunken March 14 crash that killed a man on the MacArthur Causeway.
TO ALL MY FAM IN THE LEAGUE: GOD BLESS YALL, STAY HEALTHY, GOOD LUCK THIS SEASON!!! I'M WATCHIN EVERY DAMN GAME... @reggie_bush PRO BOWL!!
That tweet came around 11 a.m. yesterday, just after his official statement was released. Look, we get it: The guy's been punished and he's free to speak his mind on Twitter. But how thick-skulled do you have to be to not realize that:
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