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On the heels of Marshawn Lynch being fined $10,000 over his Skittles inspired cleats
he wore last week, New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker is being fined $10,000 for wearing an unauthorized hat
. A hat he's been wearing after games and during interviews all season.
Wes Welker was fined $10,000 by the league for wearing an "unauthorized hat during his postgame interview," according to a league spokesman.
The hat in question is a Bonk Breaker
hat. Bonk Breaker is a gluten free, dairy free energy bar and Welker is an investor in the company.
Welker isn't too happy about having to fork over $10,000 for some nonsense.
“Got fined by the NFL for wearing a @Bonk_Breaker hat in an interview after the game,” Welker wrote. “Thanks for warning me the other 16 weeks I wore the hat.”
At least give the man a warning if you have a problem with it. It's like getting wrote up at work for something you did 9 months ago. It's good that the NFL has their priorities together reagrding whta you can get fined for.
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Patriots WR Wes Welker was fined $10,000 for wearing what the league is calling “an unauthorized hat during his postgame interview.” Ouch. That means Welker was fined for wearing his Bonk Breakers hat during post-game last week.
Welker is an investor in the company, and I do wonder if the publicity gained from wearing it...
New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker was fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing an unauthorized promotional hat during his post-game interview following Sunday's victory over the AFC East rival Miami Dolphins.
Welker elected to make light of the situation on his Twitter account by writing, "Thanks for warning me the other 16 weeks I wore the hat."
Talk to the Patriots this week, and there hasn’t been any doubt. They are going all out today. They want to earn the No.1 seed against the Bills, as well as avenge an early, ugly loss. No worries, WR Wes Welker breaks it down. Check out my video:
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Cris Carter had 122 for the Vikings in 1994 and 1995.
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RENTON -- Sweet?You could say that. The cleats Marshawn Lynch wore on Saturday, a customized version of the Nike Vapor Talon Elite.The shoes were given to Lynch, but they weren't free.Not when you consider he was fined $10,000 by the league for violating the league's uniform policy. A league spokesman confirmed the fine, saying the higher amount was due to it being a second...
Wes Welker was fined $10,000 by the NFL this week for wearing an unauthorized hat during his postgame interview on Christmas Eve. His New England Patriots teammate Chad Ochocinco, himself no stranger to NFL fines, considered this a badge of honor.
The two had a late-afternoon conversation on Twitter regarding Welker's fine, which was for for wearing a hat for Bonk Beaker,...
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $10,000 for wearing Skittles-themed cleats during the team's last game, The Seattle Times reported Friday.
Lynch violated the NFL's dress code by lacing up the Nike cleats emblazoned with images of the colorful candies during Seattle's 19-17 loss to San Francisco on Saturday.
The Seahawks' leading rusher...
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $10,000
for wearing Skittles-themed cleats during the team's last game, The
Seattle Times reported Friday.
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