Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes sent out a controversial tweet Wednesday that read:
Im homophobic just like Im arachnophobic. I have nothing against homosexuals or spiders, but Id still scream if I found one in my bathtub !
After receiving several negative comments on Twitter, Spikes then tweeted, PEOPLE !!!! Its a joke seriously a JOKE !!! Chill out
Earlier in the week, in fact, in a postgame interview on Sunday, Pats wide receiver Wes Welker also had a controversial comment.
After his 13-catch day last week in a victory over the Broncos, Welker took a shot at Coach Bill Belichick, telling Comcast SportsNet that it was "kind of nice to stick it in Bill's face once in a while" when asked about his big day compared to his three-catch game in Week 1, which led to stories about him being phased out of the offense.
Like Spikes, Welker later said he was only joking about thecomment.
That leads to our UNO's Sports Tonight Question of the Day:
Should Brandon Spikes or Wes Welker be punished by the Patriots? If so, what should the punishment be?
Let us know in the comments section, and be sure to continue the discussion at 6:30 on Sports Tonight.