Brandon Marshall wore his green cleats on Thursday, as promised, in an effort to raise awareness for Mental Health Awareness week.
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And, as promised, the NFL fined him for committing a uniform violation. But what wasn't expected came Wednesday morning, when Marshall tweeted out the league's letter, informing him of his $10.500 fine:
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
Even with his second career uniform fine, Marshall remains undeterred, and sees a bigger picture beyond football - "This fine is nothing compared to the conversation that was started and the Awareness raised."