Found October 03, 2011 on GridironFans.com:
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Twitter is a wonderful online forum for professional athletes to reach the public and remove any kind of filter when it comes to the message they want to spread, it’s also a very dangerous environment where they can do damage to themselves. That’s just what happened to Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Bernard Berrian, who engaged in some back-and-forth with followers on Sunday night and eventually told one fan to “sit down n shut up!!” It wasn’t just any fan, though, it was John Kriesel, a Minnesota state representative who is a double amputee and an Iraq war veteran and Berrian is supposed to hold a press conference of sorts in the Vikings locker room this afternoon in an effort to clear up this mess. It all started Sunday night after the Vikings fell to 0-4 with a 22-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, Berrian has two catches for 37 yards on the season and said that’s not a reflection of how open he’s been. When Kriesel challenged him on Twitter, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, that’s when things took a turn for the worse, Berrian wrote on his account @B_Twice: “@johnkriesel Anytime u wanna watch the film with me. Not just one game but all of them. And if not sit down n shut up!!”

Source: National Football Post
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