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NFL threatened to eject Marshawn Lynch if he wears gold cleats

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports the NFL will not let Marshawn Lynch wear the VERY GOLD custom cleats we saw previewed this week. Glazer reported the NFL would not let Lynch enter the game wearing the cleats, and would eject him if he somehow tried to go ahead with them anyway.

Here's the shiny pair of shoes in question:

It would have been very entertaining to watch a pissed-off Marshawn try to force his way onto the field in gold shoes, but it looks like he'll go without:

These ain't the shoes they said Marshawn Lynch was wearing! #BeastMode #GBvsSEA

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Better off this way. The gold sneaks would've gotten all muddy wet anyway.