It is gotta be the sneakers.
Amongst different issues the NFL is thought for, the league’s exceedingly strict guidelines on uniforms (and common enjoyable) irks followers greater than most issues. Exhibit 4,495,040: Alvin Kamara’s Christmas day cleats.
NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero reported that Saints broad receiver was fined for sporting a pair of non-team shade cleats of their Christmas matchup vs. the Saints, with Kamara owing $5,000 for the uniform violation.
Six touchdowns and a division title later … in all probability value it. 🎄
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 1, 2021
Kamara put up a monster efficiency within the holiday-themed footwear, scoring six touchdowns on the evening and serving to present wrap a loss 52-33 loss to the Vikings on Christmas evening.
The great factor is, Kamara would not actually care in regards to the fantastic — actually, the Saints operating again anticipated it, and vowed to match no matter fantastic was coming his manner and donate the cash to charity.
Whereas the league has been extra inviting of issues like celebrations in current seasons, fining somebody for a pair of cleats appears a bit excessive.
The NFL’s by-the-book stance on Kamara’s cleats led to New Yr’s jeers on the Tweet machine:
NFL: We’re fining Alvin Kamara $5,000 for his Christmas-themed cleats
Additionally NFL: Alvin we will want these cleats to show within the Corridor of Fame pic.twitter.com/sJ3zj3r19V
— Chris Rosvoglou (@RosvoglouReport) January 1, 2021
The irony right here, as @bepryor identified, is that the NFL fined him, but the Professional Soccer HOF has in all probability already reached out asking for the cleats to show them in Canton after his document tying TD efficiency in stated cleats.
The No Enjoyable League strikes once more. 🙄 https://t.co/KJ8mvUf4UH
— Teddy Ricketson (@TeddyRicketson) January 1, 2021