Welker fined $10,000 for wearing 'unauthorized hat'
- Wes Welker was fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing a 'Bonk Breaker' hat
during a post-game interview on Sunday after a game against the Miami
Dolphins. Bonk Breaker is a company Welker is invested in that makes gluten
free, dairy free energy bars.
The 16 previous times Welker has worn the hat this season during said
interview he was not fined. Apparently the league just noticed the hat this
week. Will they be making the fine retroactive? If not does Welker have
grounds for a grievance? I think since the league missed the first 16 times
he wore the hat they at least could have given him a heads-up before they
"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."--Aesop