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Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said he was fined $5,000 by the league for wearing cleats that featured too much blue in them last week at Detroit. Munnerlyn said hes worn the same cleats for 10 weeks, and was told by a league official before the game that the shoes complied with the NFLs uniform policy. Munnerlyn plans to appeal. Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart was fined for the same offense earlier this season, but said the fine was reduced on appeal. Source: Charlotte Observer
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Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said this week he was fined $5,000 for having too much blue in his cleats. But a league spokesman said today the fine was for displaying a personal message written on the shoes.
Munnerlyn said he planned to appeal the fine. Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart said he was fined for a shoes infraction earlier this season, but had the fine reduced...
(By Joe Person, firstname.lastname@example.org) Panthers coach Ron Rivera said a couple of weeks ago that he wanted to reduce Cam Newton's carries.Good luck with that.
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PHIL B.'S PREDICTION: PANTHERS 29, COLTS 23