Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco figures to present a sizable problem for the Chicago Bears' defense Sunday, and their first challenge is to find a bulletin board big enough to contain all of his Twitter material.
Ochocinco, who is a prolific tweeter, sent several Bears messages Monday.
"Tell your defense I'm gonna run circles around them," Ochocinco tweeted to Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. "I'm mad we lost [Sunday to Houston], peanut [Charles] Tillman is gonna kiss da baby along with the rest."
Ochocinco explained during the HBO reality series "Hard Knocks" that "Kiss da baby" is an expression signifying the inevitability of his touchdown or great play.
Cutler then responded with this tweet: "it's only Monday. Already starting?
Ochocinco: "damit Jay I have to get a jump on yall, on a serious note tell Lovie to put Tillman on me all game with safety help, please!!!!"
Cutler: "Peanut on you with safety over top. You got it. Anything else you would like me to pass on?"
Ochocinco: "well after I embarass the secondary I want your jersey after game , that's all for now"
Cutler: "double coverage all game might be difficult. Don't you think?"
Ochocinco and Bears' defensive end Alex Brown also went back and forth about whether the Bears' defense would be able to stop the Bengals' offense:
Ochocinco to Brown: "get your db's on Twitter before Sunday , you have till tonight to reply or you gonna feel my wrath to!!"!
Brown: "lol my db's are ready and I have all the respect in the world for Carson but it's hard to complete passes from his back ;)"
Ochocinco: "hold up son,we don't give up sacks and I get open in 1.5 seconds,you won't make it past our tackles anyway, shut the front door"
Brown: "well if they don't give up sacks then why do u have to get open in 1.5 sec?"
Ochocinco: "that's how fast I am duh, go get your study film and watch me work on film , I'll sign it for you after you watch it!!!"
Brown: "uh oh they are trembling in their cleats lol we will be ready for you don't u worry it will be a good game for sure"
The veteran wideout also sent a message to ESPN NFL analyst Adam Schefter.
"I see you on TV, call the national guard now Adam, please, Peanut Tillman is gonna need all the help he can get!! Hurry," he wrote.
Ochocinco also called out for any other Bears players on Twitter to respond, and after finding a few of their account names, he started the trash talking.
To fullback Jason McKie: "dude don't bother getting dressed Sunday okay!!!!"
To defensive lineman Tommie Harris: "Tommie why are your db's scared of me, it's just a game , tell them to call me out on Wednesday"
To receiver Devin Hester: "Devin , wake up!!!"