Bears' Kyle Long and Martellus Bennett are in a Twitter fight

SHARE Bears' Kyle Long and Martellus Bennett are in a Twitter fight
AX209_09C0_9_999x790.jpg

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett breaks a tackle by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, right, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Chicago Bears players Kyle Long and Martellus Bennett appear to be in some sort of social media brouhaha.

It started Sunday afternoon when Long, an offensive guard, apparently discovered that Bennett unfollowed him on Twitter. What a scandal!

Long reciprocated.

Bennett, the Bears’ tight end, woke up Tuesday morning and wasn’t amused. He unloaded a string of profanity-laced tweets at Long.

Whoa.

This doesn’t seem like the best use of time after a 5-11 season, the recent hiring of a new general manager and the impending hire of a new coach.

The Latest
Tom Hardy, Austin Butler, Jodie Comer star in drama with the look of ‘60s and ‘70s indie films.
Reader would rather skip family swim parties than see granddaughters, ages 19 and 20, in thong swimsuits.
Violence intervention programs are fairly new and though few have been tested, some show promise. We’re hopeful that expanding community programs in Humboldt Park, Garfield Park, Austin and Little Village can curb shootings and save lives.
County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is also trying to figure out which pandemic-funded programs to keep as the county spends down federal dollars.
Mbekeani’s resignation has not been formally announced to the office, but news that she was leaving began spreading Tuesday afternoon.