Oct 28, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; NFL umpire Butch Hannah (40) shows the pink flag presented to him by 11 year old Dante Cano before the game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins at MetLIfe Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

NFL pink flags met with negative fan reaction

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If the all-brown uniforms by the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football wasn’t enough, Breast Cancer Awareness Month marks the return of pink gloves, cleats, towels and even penalty flags.

Maybe it is the combination of the awful Browns uniforms and the bright pink flags, but something wasn’t working on the NFL Network broadcast and fans weren’t shy about voicing their unhappiness with the pink overload on social media.

Just how upset were people with the flags? Have a look for yourself:




Apparently everyone has forgotten that pink flags were also used last year.

What do you think of the pink penalty flags being used? Does it bother you or is it something that isn’t a big deal and can easily be ignored? Sound off in the comments section below and share your thoughts.

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