Cam Heyward says he was fined for wearing an eye black tribute to his late father, “Iron Head” Heyward.
Got fined for honoring my Dad who bravely fought cancer on my eye black. #Nevergiveup #CancerSucks pic.twitter.com/RTx988ijG9
— Cam Heyward (@CamHeyward) October 14, 2015
Craig Heyward died after a short battle with brain cancer in 2006. He was only 39. During his 11 year NFL career, he rushed for a total of 4,310 yards.
The fine for uniform violations of that type is $5,787 for the first violation. Heyward intends to appeal the fine according to ESPN.