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Bears WR Earl Bennett Fined $10,500 For Orange Shoes -
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett was fined $10,500 by the NFL for wearing orange shoes, which is a violation of the league’s uniform policy, on Monday night. Bennett, who was fined twice last year ($5,000 and $10,000 each) for wearing orange shoes, confirmed the fine to ESPNChicago.com today. Bears WR Brandon Marshall also wore orange shoes and also will presumably be fined. Bennett said it was Marshall who put him up to wearing the orange shoes on Monday.
“I wasn’t sure if I was going to wear them,” Bennett said. “Then Brandon Marshall was like, ‘let’s wear them.’ So I just put them on. I probably wouldn’t have worn them if he wouldn’t have agreed to it.” (Photo: AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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