Originally written October 12, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
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So it looks like Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is at it again on Twitter. This time he’s not taking an entire nation of Americans to task thank goodness, but still, spouting off against the Steeler Nation isn’t going to gain him any brownie points in the minds of the Steeler faithful either. Seriously, if you’re gonna talk trash about your team and everyone on it, don’t call yourself a fan. A fan is a supporter… — Rashard Mendenhall (@R_Mendenhall) October 12, 2012 You probably remember #34′s controversial tweets last May about what transpired with the United States military and a certain terrorist. No sense going down that road again with specifics but if you don’t remember it then you probably live under a rock so we’ll just move on. Anyway, these types of things always bring up the question, how far should players go when it comes to the fans and social media. Do they have a right to openly criticize the ones helping to pay their paycheck? Being part of America; yes t...
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