Found October 16, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:

Tweet If you’ve watched an NFL game lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen an inordinate amount of pink gear on the field as the league and players support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Thursday Night Football last week, Bears receiver Brandon Marshall wanted to raise awareness for something else. In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, Marshall tried to get the league to allow him to wear green cleats, but the league said it was a no-go. Marshall, being the outspoken person he is, did so any way. As a result, the league passed down a $10,500 fine to Marshall. Marshall couldn’t care less about the fine, though, as he sent out this tweet with a picture of the fine letter from the NFL: Football is my platform not my purpose. This fine is nothing compared to the conversation started & awareness raised. — Machine Marshall (@BMarshall) October 16, 2013 All you can really do with Marshall right now is give him a salute for standing up for something important and that he believes in. Well done. H/T to Shutdown Corner.


Brandon Marshall fined $10,500 for his green shoes

To be honest, the NFL is sorry if they don’t donate that 10,500 dollars to tge same cause, what do you think? Brandon Marshall is a class act, hopefully the NFL does the right thing now.

Marshall says he's fined for shoes

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he has been fined $10,500 by the NFL for wearing green football shoes in the Oct. 10 game against the New York Giants. Marshall had said before last Thursday's game he was wearing the shoes to attract attention to Mental Health Awareness Week. Marshall has been treated for a personality disorder in the past. Marshall posted...

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