FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Kellen Winslow Jr. and Antonio Cromartie might need more than 140 characters to settle this Twitter squabble.
Winslow took exception to New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie putting teammate Dee Milliner on the spot during an interview Tuesday when he took a microphone and asked if Milliner thought he was “on the roster bubble.”
Milliner, being a good sport, answered the question posed by Cromartie, who recently took part in the NFL’s four-day broadcasting boot camp and half-jokingly was repeating speculation by some fans and media.
Winslow, who played with Cromartie and the Jets in 2013, blasted his former teammate in a series of tweets Wednesday morning.
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Cromartie apparently got wind of the tweets a few hours later, and threw one big Twitter jab at Winslow.
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That tweet was a reference to an incident in which Winslow was arrested in New Jersey in a Target parking lot for possession of synthetic marijuana. A judge dropped the case on the condition that Winslow meet with probation officers for a year and stay out of trouble.
Winslow then issued a challenge to Cromartie.
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Ding. Ding. Tweet. Tweet.
Then, Winslow offered one more parting shot.
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The Jets headed out for practice after Winslow’s retort, so this Twitter battle might go a few more rounds.
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