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Takeo Spikes Intensifies Twitter War With Cardinals

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    Considering that the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals are both 3-7 and tied for last place, this week's Monday Night Football matchup between the two consensus pre-season favorites to win the NFC West might not live up to the hype anticipated a few months ago.

    But 49ers linebacker Takeo Spikes and Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett  are doing their part to stoke hostilities with a series of Twitter provocations in advance of Monday night's face-off.

    The hostilities started Tuesday when Spikes, already in the middle of a 15-tweet binge Tuesday, provoked Dockett with, "What's happening bruh-- why are yall 3-7??"

    Dockett was unwilling to retreat. "We can always start with you first. We are all eyes & Ears on twit," Dockett responded.

    "We on Twitter wanna hear ur explanation first???", Spikes shot back.

    Spikes then took his own bait in a brilliant misdirection. "To be honest, I don't know, but by the time I figure it out, we will be 4-7. C ya Monday big guy," he tweeted.

    "You a damn Lie try 3-8 C ya Monday,' Dockett fired back.

    Until that game is played, this Thanksgiving weekend Twitter war is just a big dollop of Cool Whip.

    Joe Kukura is a freelance writer who thinks Darnell Dockett got in the funniest tweet of the Thanksgiving weekend skirmish.