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  • #16
    https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...-350000-watch/

    The Browns lost on Sunday, but receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had no excuse for losing track of time.

    Via USA Today, Beckham wore a $350,000 Richard Mille watch to commemorate his first game in Cleveland.
    Not to the game or after the game but during the game. On the field. In violation of whatever NFL rules undoubtedly prevent a player from wearing a wristwatch during a game.
    And if OBJ is fined, it could be significant, given that Invicta undoubtedly pays the league a nice chunk of change to sell NFL-licensed watches. A dozen years ago, Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher received a $100,000 fine for wearing a Vitamin Water hat to a press conference during Super Bowl week, in defiance of the league’s longstanding partnership with Gatorade.

    https://www.fratellowatches.com/watches-and-golf/

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/tenni...hes-wimbledon/
    "Flesh could not keep its glamour, nor eyes their sheen. They would go to nothing soon. But monsters are forever"



    “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
    If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
    As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide".
    Abraham Lincoln

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    • #17
      I'm wearing Kmart underwear, but it did not help them, and I'm a Top Doc in Philadelphia Magazine and South Jersey Magazine! Who'da thunk!

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      • #18
        If you have it...flaunt it...no hating here...just a bit of envy I guess...

        I wish I could throw on a RM as my pulling weeds watch...Ya know...and spray it off with the hose...

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        • #19
          It's one thing flaunting something on your own time, but on the field you sold those rights away when signing a contract. If you're employed by a company and being compensated millions of dollars you need to follow the rules like everyone else on the playing field of a team sport.
          "Flesh could not keep its glamour, nor eyes their sheen. They would go to nothing soon. But monsters are forever"



          “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
          If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
          As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide".
          Abraham Lincoln

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          • #20
            Originally posted by ScottyB View Post
            it's swag... he is paid to wear it... it's supplied free...it is generating free press... u r posting about it

            stupid is as stupid does... this is not doing stupid... this is doing steps to the 1% club-

            -don't think appalachin " stoopid " could be hung on NADAL... he could mud wrestle with an RM on each hand and they would deliver another dozen in a BRINCKS TRUCK...
            As I said, there is a time and place for these high dollar show-off timepieces. Coming to a game or match, fine. Doing the press conference after the game, sure absolutely. But why are they wearing them during play? Are they keeping track of how much time is left on the parking meter? During play seems stupid to me, who can even really see or notice them on their wrists while playing? If the photographers and writers didn't mention them no one would even know what they were. (or frankly care) Most folks don't know the difference between a Richard Mille and an Invicta.

            We all understand that these players are gifted these watches, but again there is a time and a place... At least that's the way I see it...
            Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey...

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            • #21
              Well, the NFL put an end to OBJ wearing his watch:

              https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl...mbq?li=BBnbfcL

              The only other NFL player that I can recall that wore a watch during games was the Miami Dolphins punter, Reggie Roby:



              He used to wear a watch to time his punts' hang time.

              The officiating crew wear watches all the time though.

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              • #22
                Yup Joel, there's a big timer for the game , that is so big, everyone can see how much time his remaining and has past. So they don't need a watch.

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                • #23
                  https://www.newsday.com/sports/2-min...tch-1.36106102

                  The league reached out to the Browns on Monday and told them that their star can no longer wear a watch on the field after he sported an expensive one during Sunday's season opener against Tennessee.

                  The flashy, fashionable wide receiver wore an orange Richard Mille-designed watch — which retails for more than $250,000 — during the Browns' 43-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
                  On Monday, league spokesman Michael Signora said while there are no rules prohibiting jewelry, there is a policy "prohibiting hard objects."
                  Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said he was not aware that Beckham had on the lavish time piece. Kitchens also said the team will abide the rules.
                  "As long as they're going to enforce that with everyone, I'm fine with it," Kitchens said. "Let's just make sure it gets enforced with everybody."
                  It's not clear if Beckham spoke with anyone from the league or if he will be fined for his fashion faux pas.
                  Beckham, who came to Cleveland in a blockbuster offseason trade from the New York Giants, caught seven passes for 71 yards in his first action for the Browns.
                  Known for his style and one-handed catches, the 26-year-old Beckham drove his customized, orange Rolls Royce to FirstEnergy Stadium for Sunday's game.
                  Beckham will return to New York next week as the Browns play the New York Jets on Monday night.
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                  https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl...cid=spartandhp
                  "Flesh could not keep its glamour, nor eyes their sheen. They would go to nothing soon. But monsters are forever"



                  “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
                  If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
                  As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide".
                  Abraham Lincoln

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                  • #24
                    Cool pic of ODB...you can always tell if it's a pro photographer. :)

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                    • #25
                      I’d like to see how he will explain it away if it needs warranty work.
                      Stop looking at the world through rose colored bifocals.

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by dorothyparker View Post
                        I’d like to see how he will explain it away if it needs warranty work.
                        Nah, they're so dumb, they wouldn't know it was broken. Do you really think they can tell time?

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                        • #27
                          "Flesh could not keep its glamour, nor eyes their sheen. They would go to nothing soon. But monsters are forever"



                          “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
                          If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
                          As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide".
                          Abraham Lincoln

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                          • #28
                            Bubba Watson the golfer was the first of these guys to sport a Richard Mille while playing. Been doing it at least 5 or more years now. It's great publicity for RM as it's to show the durability and lightness of the watch. Seen one in Vegas and if you like the style or not the watch is a an accomplishment. RM got what he wanted as people were talking about the watch afterwords. Plus Odell got what he always likes, people talking about him. Win, win.

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by curiousgeorge View Post
                              Bubba Watson the golfer was the first of these guys to sport a Richard Mille while playing. Been doing it at least 5 or more years now. It's great publicity for RM as it's to show the durability and lightness of the watch. Seen one in Vegas and if you like the style or not the watch is a an accomplishment. RM got what he wanted as people were talking about the watch afterwords.
                              peeps talking still...priceless advert

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                              • #30
                                Odell Beckham Jr. to keep wearing $350K watch during games despite NFL rule



                                "If anybody else would've worn the watch, if it was a $20 watch, it wouldn't have been no problem," Beckham told reporters on Tuesday. "That's just my life. If it ain't this, it's something else. If it wasn't the watch, it would've been the way I'd tied my shoes.

                                "
                                The NFL contacted Browns officials on Monday after Beckham was spotted wearing Richard Mille’s limited-edition RM 11-03 McLaren watch on the field during Cleveland’s 43-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. While Beckham wasn’t fined for wearing the watch, the league informed the team that it has a policy barring players from bringing “hard objects” onto the field.

                                Beckham added that the watch didn’t violate NFL guidelines on hard objects because it is made of plastic, noting that some players wear knee braces “made out of metal and you don’t see them taping it up, no jewelry on, so I’m good.”

                                An NFL spokesperson declined further comment on the situation. The league has no rule against players wearing jewelry on the field.
                                https://www.foxbusiness.com/features...spite-nfl-rule
                                "Flesh could not keep its glamour, nor eyes their sheen. They would go to nothing soon. But monsters are forever"



                                “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
                                If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
                                As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide".
                                Abraham Lincoln

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