NFL Fines Running Back Over a Donation

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I am certainly not a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. You might even say I’m an anti-fan of the so-called “America’s Team.” And early onImage result for Ezekiel Elliott fined I had my mind made up about their star running back Ezekiel Elliot. Frankly I thought he appeared to be an arrogant chump.

Well, evidently looks can be deceiving. I have new-found respect for Elliot, although I will never become a Cowboys fan.

from The Daily Caller:

STAR COWBOYS RUNNING BACK CALLS THE NFL ‘RIDICULOUS’ AFTER BEING HIT WITH RIDICULOUS FINE

Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliot isn’t holding back his criticism of the NFL anymore.

The star running back, 23, was hit with a $13,369 fine this week for “unsportsmanlike conduct,” which seems pretty reasonable, except he only received the fine because he dropped a $21 donation into a giant red Salvation Army pot after to celebrate a touchdown.

 

Yeah. The NFL somehow found something wrong with that. Like $13,369 worth of wrongdoing.

And Ezekiel Elliot isn’t exactly happy about it.

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Brent, aka The Common Constitutionalist, is a Constitutional Conservative, and advocates for first principles, founders original intent and enemy of progressives. He is former Navy, Martial Arts expert. As well as publisher of the Common Constitutionalist blog, he also is a contributing writer for Political Outcast, Godfather Politics, Minute Men News (Liberty Alliance), Freedom Outpost, the Daily Caller, Vision To America and Free Republic. He also writes an exclusive weekly column for World Net Daily (WND).

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