Found November 22, 2011 on
The latest Twitter spat between NFL players featured Philly's DeSean Jackson and Jacksonville's Josh Scobee going punch for punch. Slightly unusual in that it involved Scobee -- a little ol' kicker -- but the way it went down is something we've seen one too many times.
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Following the Eagles' 17-10 victory over the Giants, Jacksonville kicker Josh Scobee took to Twitter with some unkind words for Philly's outspoken wideout.
A lot has been made of Josh Scobee calling DeSean Jackson a "tiny bastard" and a "punk." Scobee realized his words probably offended a few people, so he gave what I like to call a "Twitter apology."
Now, it is DeSean's turn to fire back at the Jacksonville kicker. Here is what he had to say.
One issue with what DJax had to say: he called out the...
Twitter has done it again.
In what seems like a weekly occurrence nowadays, two athletes have exchanged verbal blows. This week's combatants: Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee and Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson.
Scobee fired the first shot, sending out a tweet on Sunday night in which he called the Eagles wideout a "punk."
He tweeted: "Desean Jackson is a punk...
Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee apologized to DeSean Jackson for his negative tweets toward the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver.
On Sunday, Scobee tweeted: "Desean Jackson is a punk. #growuputinybastard ... He's just a punk, which to me means he doesn't respect anyone or anything around him. Therefore, I don't respect him."
Jackson fired back with...
Twitter has done it again. In what seems like a weekly occurrence nowadays, two athletes have exchanged verbal blows. This week's combatants: Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee and Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Scobee fired the first shot, sending out a tweet on Sunday night in which he called the Eagles wideout a "punk." He tweeted: "Desean Jackson is a punk. ...
We now have DeSean Jackson, Josh Scobee, Josh Van Beck (yes, the middle aged golfer who DJax accidentally called out on Twitter), and Antrel Rolle involved in a war of words over the incident where Jackson flipped the ball on the sidelines to Perry Fewell.
Here is what has happened so far:
-DeSean Jackson flipped the ball to Perry Fewell.
-Josh Scobee sounds off on Twitter.
Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson hasn’t gained many new fans this season. First there was the holdout over his contract. Then there was the missed team meeting, suspension and news that Jackson is allegedly living off of his agent’s credit card. During Sunday night’s game between the Eagles and the Giants Jackson did something that [...]
Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee and Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson have engaged in a war of words on Twitter. It apparently started because Scobee was watching Sunday night’s Eagles-Giants game and was turned off by Jackson’s taunting penalty. That led Scobee to go on Twitter and write, “Desean Jackson is a punk. #growuputinybastard.” Scobee heard from…