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Baltimore Beatdown Mar 26, 2014

NFL to stop dunking celebrations

The NFL - No Fun League - looks to stop another harmless celebration in the name of "safety". While at the NFL owners meetings, the league decided to stop yet another harmless celebration method. As of the start of the 2014 season, dunking the football over the crossbars will officially be a penalty. While I can't remember any Ravens players even attempting to dunk the football (Pitta must not have any 'ups'), it is a common celebration around the NFL. Most notably with sure fire first ballot Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez. The NFL says no more dunking over the goalpost. This one I...

NFL is banning the goal-post dunk, much to the dismay of Tony Gonzalez

Good thing former Chiefs star Tony Gonzalez has already announced his retirement. Had he not, the NFL's latest rule change might have been difficult for him to get over.
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NFL to penalize players for dunking on field goal posts

Jimmy Graham is going to have to develop a new celebration move. (John W. McDonough/SI) It may be a good thing that Tony Gonzalez is retiring from the NFL or else he would be receiving a penalty after every touchdown. The NFL seems to be cracking down on anything remotely fun for the players these days, […]

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