Miko Grimes, the wife of Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, is no stranger to controversy.
In the past, Miko Grimes has used Twitter to rant about things including her husband not winning MVP honors at the Pro Bowl, his alleged mistreatment by the Atlanta Falcons, what she sees as the NFL's greed and sexism, and her unhappiness with the New England Patriots for parting company with Vince Wilfork.
She has also been a harsh critic of her husband's teammate, Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, on her local radio show.Earlier this season, Miko Grimes was arrested on charges of battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct outside of Sun Life Stadium before a Bills-Dolphins game.The chargeswere later dropped.
Grimes was back at it Sunday, tweeting harsh criticism of Tannehill after the Dolphins lost 18-12 to the Colts. Her Twitter account has since been protected, but not before a number of media outlets had captured her tweets.
"I knew this qb stunk the minute we signed to this team but I tried to keep quiet so I didn't discourage bae from believing in his team," she tweeted.
Of Tannehill she also tweeted: "I should've known we were gonna lose when I heard we didn't complete a single pass in two minute drills this week against the practice squad defense." She added: "My Column: how many people does Ryan Tannehill have to get fired before you realize he's the problem."
Miko Grimes also continued her criticism of three local sportswriters, tweeting profane comments about the Miami Herald's Adam Beasley and Armando Salguero, and Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post. She refers to the men as "the Triple A's." She also tweeted: "In conclusion ... the triple A's have an agenda. Destroy the defense and make everything look like Tannehill is not the problem. #GotIt."
The Miami Herald reports that Dolphins officials have met with Grimes and his wife at least five times to express concern over her behavior on social media and how it reflects poorly on the team. There also has been concern over whether Miko Grimes' opinions are reflective of things her husband might believe about his team.
Interim coach Dan Campbell managed a smile Monday when asked about the tweets.
"This is not the first time that these things have happened," Campbell said. "You can't listen to all that stuff out there."
Players are off until Wednesday. Campbell declined to say whether he discussed the matter with Brent Grimes, but said he's not concerned about the relationship between the cornerback and Tannehill.
"I've never sensed that there has been any animosity or disconnect between those two guys," Campbell said. "That has never been an issue, and I still don't believe it's an issue. ...
"Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. Certainly my wife sometimes thinks different than I do. She has that right."