Odell Beckham Jr. says he was fined $18,000 for wearing Craig Sager-inspired cleats for charity
Beckham said Wednesday that he was fined $18,000 by the league for wearing the cleats during the Giants’ 17-6 win over the
“I got fined 18k for Craig Sager cleats that were auction off the cleats to the highest bidder and donating the proceeds to his cancer research,” Beckham wrote. “18k like it's nothin to them, no warning to take them off or anything , noTHING!”
According to NJ.com, Beckham has been fined $108,926 this season by the NFL but not for any prior dress code violations. Fines for uniform violations usually aren’t made public by the league.
Earlier this week, after
"There's double standards everywhere. It's just how life is. I'm absolutely positive if I would've done that, I would've been fined. It's whatever. It's nothing against Zeke. Zeke is my boy. I have a Zeke jersey right there, so there's no problems with anything like that. You set rules and limitations, but you don't follow them."
The NFL allowed players to wear customized cleats to be auctioned off for charity during games on Week 13, which they dubbed #MyCauseMyCleats. Beckham and teammate
Beckham has told reporters he has something special planned for the Giants’ game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night. ESPN tweeted a photo of Beckham’s Christmas-themed cleats — which feature grass from his high school field — earlier in the day.
10:05 a.m.: This article was updated with a photo of the cleats Beckham plans to wear Thursday night.
This article was originally published at 7:40 a.m.
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