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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. pic.twitter.com/P9GNygFpH9 — 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.
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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.
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.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall expected to receive a fine for wearing green cleats against the New York Giants last Thursday night, and the league delivered its love letter right on schedule. Marshall, who has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, chose to wear the green shoes to bring attention to Mental Health Awareness […]
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is expected to start Sunday’s road game against the Washington Redskins. Tillman was held out of practice Wednesday, and has been dealing with a knee injury for a month. The two-time Pro Bowler missed last Thursday night’s win over the New York Giants, snapping a streak of 53 consecutive starts. “We’re going to ease him in this...
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The Chicago Bears aren't ruling out an early return for injured quarterback Jay Cutler.
Expected to miss at least four weeks because of a torn groin muscle, Cutler hopes to be back sooner.
"That's the goal," he said.
Cutler addressed the media Tuesday for the first time since he was injured in a loss at Washington on Oct. 20. The Bears said he would miss at least...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer New Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman was trying to learn all he could about quarterback Jay Cutler in the early going.
Why not ask Mike Shanahan? Trestman had a chance at the NFL combine and took advantage.
Now, Cutler's having his best season in years, and the Bears are tied for the NFC...
Charles Tillman missed last week’s game with a right knee injury but the Bears “expect” him to play Sunday in Washington D.C. coach Marc Trestman said Wednesday.
The cornerback didn’t practice Tuesday. Tight end Martellus Bennett (shoulder) was limited.
Trestman said defensive tackle Stephen Paea (turf toe) and linebacker James Anderson (lower back) practiced and “looked good.”
With injuries along the defensive line, the Bears desperately need defensive tackle Stephen Paea to return this week. Fortunately for the team, Paea says he’s ready to play against the Redskins.
The Chicago Bears got healthier today with Charles Tillman, Stephen Paea and Martellus Bennett all practicing in a limited capacity. Full Week 7 Thursday injury report below.
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Jay Cutler has been a pretty busy guy on the field leading the Chicago Bears to a 4-2 record and a tie on top of the NFC North with the Detroit Lions. With all he is doing on the field it only makes sense that he relaxes and has a little fun off the field.
You don't want to risk being too tight on the field and doing something stupid. So what does he do?
By Jeff Heck, Bears Claws contributor Disclaimer: He who gambles, lives in shambles We’re six weeks into the NFL season and, to me, here are the biggest surprises. The Giants haven’t won a game. The Chiefs and Broncos are undefeated. Somehow the Patriots are 5-1. Jay Cutler has been sacked less than ten times, and Matt Schaub won’t be having [...]