The first rule of Twitter is that you have to be able to take what you dish out. The second is that, if you have a problem with Twitter, you take care of it on Twitter.
But maybe Darrelle Revis is not as attuned to social media as he thinks, as he violated both unspoken rules and took some complaints he had about New York Jets fans to the New York Post this week.
Revis, perhaps waiting until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had logged their first win of the season to rub it in Jets fans' faces, told the Post he was sick of getting unkind messages on Twitter.
"I get harassed every day on Twitter [by Jets fans], and I barely tweet," he said. "And you just get tired of it. You've got to have a backbone, because you guys are saying, '[Expletive] you!' and 'I want to kill you!' It's crazy, but I've been getting death threats from them since my first holdout [in 2010]. It's just bitter Jets fans."
What Revis seemed most upset about in his comments to the Post was that fans were being critical...