Bills' Goodwin regrets tweet to fans

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Upon further review, he shouldn't have tweeted it.

That was Marquise Goodwin's message on Monday, two days after he caused a stir on Twitter following the Buffalo Bills' preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Trailing 24-0, the Bills' offense was booed off the field at halftime, prompting Goodwin to question fans after the game:

Goodwin expressed regret about the tweet on Monday.

"It's just one of those deals that happened, a heat-of-the-moment deal," Goodwin said. "It's OK that I felt like that. I shouldn't have tweeted it. But at the end of the day, it is what it is. Once you press send, there's no taking it back."

The second-year receiver wasn't the only player who expressed concern about the fans' booing, as running back Anthony Dixon told Syracuse.com that he wasn't keen on the crowd's reception at halftime.

"Our fans are very supportive at the end of the day. Like some people were saying, it's a preseason game. We want to win anytime we line up out there," Goodwin said Monday. "But the regular season, when it counts, is when we really want our fans behind us 100 percent."

Coach Doug Marrone was unaware of the tweet when asked about it at his Monday news conference. Goodwin said he hadn't heard anything from coaches or team officials about it, either.

"No, not at all. There haven't been any comments. Half the people really don't even pay attention to that kind of stuff and half the people didn't even see it, if they do have Twitter," Goodwin said. "Nobody really brought it to my attention. It's just one of those things that I have to pay attention as far as for myself."

Marrone offered more general thoughts Monday on players' use of social media.

"I think everyone has a responsibility -- grown men -- what they put out there and what they don't put out there," he said. "I think you have to be careful in what you put out there. You have to be able to answer to it. Not just now but for your whole entire life, it's going to be there. That's my message to players all the time."