The NFL is at it again: Salvation Army Donation Earns Heavy Fine for Elliot

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    Seriously? Was it really necessary for THE NFL to fine Ezekial Eliot $13,000 for giving The Salvation Army a donation of $21 Dollars? That's a little extreme, especially since The Salvation Army shelters victims of domestic abuse, while The NFL gives the perpetrators of Domestic Abuse Million Dollar Contracts.

    Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott blasts NFL after fine for post-TD donation to Salvation Army

    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott fired back at the NFL after being fined more than $13,000 for dropping a $21 donation into a Salvation Army kettle after scoring a touchdown during the team’s Thanksgiving Day victory over the Washington Redskins

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    #CowboysNation: Join me in the #FightForGood. I’ll match every $21 donation made to @SalvationArmyUS this week, up to $21k. Visit http://shopzeke21.com to give. @dallascowboys wanna match too?

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    That's capitalism at work for you. Those who own the NFL get to call the shots. Are you a communist?
     
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    Yeah the NFL are a bunch of bumbling idiots
     
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    These self promoting showboat displays need to be reigned in .Fine em all ...bigly
     
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    Meh.
     
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    The NFL has a long history of fining its players for a myriad of stupid reasons.
     
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    Best advertising the S.A. has had in a long time.
     
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    Maybe the new American Patriot League will take some of the NFL's fan base. I think it will.
     
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    Is that really a thing?
     
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    Yup. The first American Patriot League franchise just started in my city.
     
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