Last week, Antonio Brown wore blue and yellow cleats which featured the faces of his four children during the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. In the second half, he wore normal Steelers black, white and yellow cleats as the referees threatened to eject him from the game if he didn't change due to a uniform violation.
He has said he is yet to receive a fine for the offense, so you would have thought Brown wouldn't want to risk his chances of being ejected again for another uniform violation when the Steelers play against the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend.
Well, you thought wrong, as the wide receiver will wear a brand new pair of custom boots in week four that will memorialize the late golfing legend, Arnold Palmer.
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Speaking to ESPN, Brown wanted to make sure he was sticking with the NFL's strict uniform policies, while also honoring the golf great who had passed away last weekend.
"Every week, I'm going to try to keep some motivation or put a picture of somebody that means the most to me or inspires me to keep me encouraged," Brown said. "I'm definitely going to follow the rules in regards to sticking to the team color.
"A guy like Arnold, his legacy and what he meant not only to the world, but to Latrobe, to Pennsylvania, his legacy will live on. An inspiring guy. I'm glad I got a moment to share with him."
Brown was lucky enough to spend time at Palmer's house in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, before the Steelers' 2016 training camp earlier this year.News Now - Sport News