NFL Player Goes Rogue And Live-Tweets His Jury Duty: ‘Dude Is Innocent’

ASSOCIATED PRESS

It was clear from the beginning that Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett wasn’t too thrilled that he had to report for jury duty.

“Anybody knows how long jury duty last?” he tweeted to his more than 191,000 followers on Tuesday morning.

A few minutes later, perhaps after learning how time-consuming his civic commitment would be, Dockett’s curiosity had turned into an anguished lament.

He’s been tweeting from the courthouse pretty much nonstop since then, insisting repeatedly that he isn’t qualified to weigh-in on the case.

He ordered a pizza.

He mocked a bald man in a courtroom.

He flouted the court house’s parking restrictions.

All the while, he held out hope that someone would let him go home.

By late afternoon, Dockett suspected that a cop had been deployed near him to put a stop to the deluge of tweets. It didn’t work.

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