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Cowboys Cheerleader's Twitter Account Closed After Witten Run-in



    Cowboys Cheerleader's Twitter Account Closed After Witten Run-in
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    A Dallas Cowboys cheerleader is knocked over by Jason Witten of the Cowboys during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Cowboys Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 24 in Arlington, Texas.

    The Dallas Cowboys cheerleader who had the highlight of the team's Thanksgiving Day game was reportedly forced to shut down her Twitter account.

    You may remember Melissa Kellerman was accidentally run over by Cowboys tight end Jason Witten at the end of a play against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday.

    The incident was replayed several times during the game and throughout the following day and can still be seen on's website.

    CNBC Sports Biz reporter Darren Rovell tweeted the account was closed Friday:

    "Shame on the Cowboys for pulling cheerleader @MelissaRae off Twitter. Not allowing these girls to capitalize is criminal."

     Kellerman tweeted a couple of times that day about the incident saying:

    "I'm not the best at Jason Witten trust falls. ;)"


    "Not hurtin' today, like some of y'all thought I would be! Our TE isn't as tough as he looks... That or I'm WAY tougher than I look. ;)"

    Kellerman's account is still closed as of 10 p.m. Sunday night. questions if, even though she was clearly joking, perhaps the team wasn't happy with Kellerman insinuating Witten isn't tough.

    The accidental tackling of Kellerman came a little more than a week after the boyfriend of DCC's Kelsie Reich, Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Nelson, ran down the sidelines after a touchdown and hugged her and handed her the football.

    Reich was allowed to tweet about the incident and was not banned from Twitter.

    Jerry Jones even said he had no problem with the romantic gesture.

    There's been no comment from the team or the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders about Kellerman's tweets or her Twitter account closing, and no mention of the incident on the DCC Twitter account.

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