Dee wrong Ford: Chiefs fans vent on Twitter at Englishwoman

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Dee wrong Ford: Chiefs fans vent on Twitter at Englishwoman

An Englishwoman has seen the best and worst that Twitter would have to offer the American football player who shares her name, if he had an account

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 47-year-old Englishwoman has seen the best and worst that Twitter would have to offer the American football player who shares her name.

Dee Ford, of Kent, England, told the Kansas City Star that her “phone was going off literally nonstop” due to angry tweets from Kansas City Chiefs fans who thought they were venting at linebacker Dee Ford following his critical late penalty in last weekend’s AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots. She says Ford “doesn’t deserve” the vitriol.

The player isn’t on Twitter, but he was no stranger to the Englishwoman. Five years ago when the player was still at Auburn, someone in the school’s athletic department…

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